GIS across the border - the joint platform of the area management in Bug Euroregion

GIS is a geographic information system - a system for the collection, storage, analysis and graphical visualization of spatial data and related information. Such data include digital maps and plans at different scales, digital terrain data etc. The range of application of GIS technologies is very broad: cartography, investments, ecology, tourism and construction industry. Geoportal was launched as part of the project of Local Governments Associations of the Bug Euroregion "GIS across the border - the joint platform of the area management in Bug Euroregion". Project partners are the Cross-Border Association Bug Euroregion from Ukraine, Brest regional center for the support of development of agro-tourism "AGROEKOTUR" from Belarus and Eastern Advisory and Service Cluster from Poland.

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ENI CBC Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2014-2020

The cross-border cooperation between Poland, Belarus and Ukraine will be continued in the period 2014-2020 under the new European Neighbourhood Instrument within the CBC Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2014-2020.

People living in four Polish voivodships, four Belarusian and six Ukrainian oblasts will have the opportunity to benefit from this cooperation. Indicatively, the European Commission (EC) suggested to allocate almost 176 MEUR for the new Programme. Continuously, the Polish Ministry of Infrastructure and Development will play the role of the Managing Authority of the Programme.

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The Agreement on creating Polish-Belarusian-Ukrainian cross-border tourism cluster signed in Lutsk

The agreement was signed by the President of the Lublin Regional Tourist Organisation - Piotr Franaszek, Head of Volyn tourism cluster - Vasyl Baytsym, and the Chairman of the Brest tourism cluster - Georgiy Gribov during the conference "Development of tourism as a way to increase competitiveness of the region", which was organised within the project "Establishment of the informational complex in the sphere of cross-border eco-tourism in the Euroregion Bug" (IPBU.01.02.00-78-540/11) on 29-30 of October 2014 in Lutsk.

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'The Crossborderer' - the 2014 autumn edition

The new, autumn edition of the programme magazine is already available.
In this issue: review of the programme implementation, stories on cross-border cooperation projects, European Cooperation Day and more. To download the electronic version please click here (pdf file). If you want to obtain the printed version of the magazine please send your request with your postal address to pbu@cpe.gov.pl (availability is limited).



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European Cooperation Day - the PL-BY-UA Programme is part of it!

On 21 September 2014 and the surrounding days there is opportunity to join your "neighbour" in celebrating the achievements of more than 20 years of territorial cooperation in Europe. The European Cooperation Day communication campaign provides a platform for wider visibility of the benefits of CBC both within the EU and at its external borders. On that occassion on 15-17 September Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland - Belarus - Ukraine 2007-2013 organized 3rd Cross-border Forum of Journalists in Pinsk, Belarus. Representatives of local and regional media had an opportunity to meet colleagues from the other side of the border and record interviews with representatives of projects. Another Programme's event has just started today in Lviv - everybody is invited to join the House of European Cooperation (in front of Lviv National University)! Promotional video of European Cooperation Day 2014 - watch here.

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Annual Programme Conference took place in Arłamów


Changes in the eligibility of rules of nationality and origin referred to in Annex IV following publication of Regulation (EU) N°236/2014 on 11th March 2014


Five new specialized rescue pumpers to protect Białowieża Forest


Photo Competition: 'Put your project in the picture'


Strategic workshops of „The tourism product development programme in the Polish-Belarusian borderland"


Conference and Visitor Centre Opening in Lviv


Trainings within the project 'Creation of Polish-Ukrainian Center of Breeding and Promotion of Hucul Horse'


A conference on restoration of the E40 waterway, linking the Baltic and Black Seas, was held at the Polish Parliament






Cross-border Commission on the development of the Dnieper-Vistula waterway started its work in Brest


Simplification of the reporting procedure


Launching conference for the Measure 3.2. projects (umbrella projects)


International conference on restoration of the water connection between the Baltic Sea and the Black Sea to take place in Brest


Conclusion of civil law contracts with the personnel within the projects


All contracts in the Cross-border Cooperation Programme Poland -Belarus- Ukraine signed


Rzeszów has exchanged its best practices with partners from Ukraine


EU co-financing to help Belarus, Poland and Ukraine to plan restoration of the E40 waterway on the Dnieper-Vistula section


Simplification of the project modifications process.


"The Crossborderer" - the 2013 edition is already available