Danube Alliance Magazines

Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 8 / December 2012




Danube Region, December 2012

Nobel Prize for Peace Award

Brings Faith, Hope & Joy Into Our Homes


Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 7 / November 2012




Regensburg, November 27-28, 2012

Danube Cities and Regions TOGETHER

Building a More Competitive Europe


Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 6 / June-July 2012




Bucharest, June 27-30, 2012

Celebrating 1st Year of the Strategy

Competitiveness & Innovation


Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 5 / January-February-March 2012




Building Blocks of Common Understanding

Focus: Bulgaria-Romania 5 Years

Danube Region

The fifth issue of the Danube Alliance Magazine focuses on the 5 years since the accession of Romania and Bulgaria to the European Union and their role and commitment in promoting the European values and principles.
The magazine also presents the state of play of the implementation process of EU Strategy for the Danube Region, with reference to the latest outcomes from the meetings of the National Contact Points, Priority Area Coordinators and the key stakeholders from the Danube Region.
Moreover, focus is put on the regions of Europe with an important potential of contributing to the revival of the European Union and the development of European macro-regions by increasing social, economic and cultural interdependencies in the Danube Region.

Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 4 / November 2011, special issue




Strategic Partners in Action

Danube Region

The fourth issue of the Danube Alliance magazine was launched with the occasion of the “Informal Meeting of the Foreign Ministers from the Danube Region”, held in Bucharest, between 7 to 8 November 2011.
Besides the political message from the EU Commission, you can also read the message addressed by Romanian Prime-Minister Boc to the participants at the meeting.
The meeting was followed by an economic forum, where stakeholders from the Danube Alliance network discussed about EUSDR as a new form of cooperation for partners in the area (read “The Road-map for a sustainable Danube region” and “How the Strategy Works”).

Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 3 / June-September 2011, special issue




Danube Partners in Action

Flagship Projects 2011 – 2013

The third number of the Danube Alliance Magazine is a special issue dedicated to the tourism industry. You can read an overview of the European Tourism Industry from the European Commission perspective, as well as the actions planned within the framework of the EUSDR for promoting the Danube region as a high quality tourism destination.
The section “Danube Agenda 2011″ presents the relevant events that took place along the Danube from June to September.
Baden-Wurttemberg is the special guest of this issue with a presentation of the land from the economic and cultural point of view.>br />
Also featured is a panorama of the most important educational institutions in the Danube Region gathered in the Danube Academic Network.

Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 2 / May 2011




The Danube Strategy

Smart & Sustainable Cities & Regions

Flagship Projects 2011 – 2013

The second issue of the Danube Alliance Magazine was launched within the Alba Iulia Business Forum organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania in partnership with City of Alba Iulia, Alba District Council, World Trade Institute Bucharest and Steinbeis Foundation – Baden-Württemberg, held on May 16-18, 2011.
This number focuses on the adoption of the Council’s conclusions about the Danube Region Strategy by the member States’ ministers for EU affairs, on 13 April 2011, on the launching of the Romanian National Forum for the Implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region which took place on March 30, 2011, as well as the inauguration of the General Secretariat of the Council of Danube Cities and Regions in Bucharest.
The magazine also presents European Technological Platforms as essential tools for having quick access to European financing in view of identifying priority projects and strategic partnerships in rural and urban areas.

Danube Alliance Magazine


Number 1 / October 2010




The Danube Strategy

Flagship Projects 2011 – 2013

The first issue of Danube Alliance Magazine Forum was launched on the occasion of Bucharest Business Forum organized by World Trade Center Bucharest in partnership with by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Romania and Steinbeis – Baden – Württemberg, on October 18-19, 2010, in Bucharest.
The EU Strategy for the Danube Region has a strategic framework guided by the Europe 2020 Strategy and the European Sustainable Development Strategy, thus its potential to contribute to long-term objectives, such as to smart, sustainable and inclusive growth and competitiveness of the European Union is ensured.
In this respect, European Technology Platforms provide a working structure for stakeholders, led by industry, to define research priorities and action plans on a number of technological areas where achieving EU growth, competitiveness and sustainability requires major research and technological advances in the medium to long term.