Innovative financing for cross-border transport

06-06-2017 14:00 - 17:30
European Parliament Brussels - Paul Henri Spaak (PHS) 7C050
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Chair: Claudia Schmidt, MEP, STOA Panel Member


  • 14.00 – 14.15 Opening address and Short Introduction

Claudia Schmidt, MEP, STOA Panel Member

  • 14.15 – 14.30 Introducing the findings of study “New ways of financing transport infrastructure projects in Europe” by Daniela Carvalho, Transportes, Inovação e Sistemas
  • 14.30 – 14.50 Innovative ways of financing cross border infrastructure beyond TEN-T  by Carlo Secchi, European Coordinator for Atlantic Corridor, European Commission, DG MOVE.
  • 14.50 – 15.10 Cross border investment leveraging growth and cohesion  by Mr. Pavel Branda, Vice-Mayor of Rádlo Municipality and Member of the European Committee of the Regions
  • 15.10 – 15.30 The role of European Commission in cross-border transport projects by Dirk Peters, Senior Specialist for European territorial cooperation and EGTC, European Commission, DG REGIO
  • 15.30 16.50: Open debate, “Which changes are needed to enhance the role of cross border financing?” -  The debate will be moderated by Sonja van Renssen, with the following panellists:
Julien de Labaca, Euroregion Nouvelle Aquitaine-Euskadi-Navarra EGTC  
Josè Maria Costa, Mayor of Viana do Castelo, Portugal and Eixo Atlântico
Julianna Orbán Máté, Via Carpatia EGTC
Krzysztof Żarna, CETC-EGTC
  • 16.50 17.00: Closing address
·         Claudia Schmidt, Member of the European Parliament
·         Vice-President Bogusław Liberadzki, Member of European Parliament