On Monday 12 November, from 9.00 to 12.00 a.m., the CEI is hosting the first dissemination and presentation event (open to the public) of the Interreg ADRION project INTER-CONNECT.
The project, financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and by the Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) aims at promoting intermodal passenger transport and rail use in the Adriatic Ionian region, by supporting institutions and policy makers, to identify tangible proposals in and improve the connectivity in the area.
The CEI-Executive Secretariat, as partner of the project, will present the partnership, objectives and case studies of INTER-CONNECT as well as their expected impacts. CEI Chief Operating Officer, Roberto Antonione’s welcome speech will be followed by interventions by Paolo Dileno, Project Manager of INTER-CONNECT and the guest speakers Lorenzo Bandelli, Director at the Municipality of Trieste on Innovation, Tourism and Economic Development, Michele Scozzai, Communication and Institutional Relations Manager at Trieste Trasporti, and Massimiliano Angelotti, representative of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region.
After the presentation, renowned stakeholders will gather at a roundtable to discuss the strategy of cross-border and intermodal connections, a theme tackled through the implementation of the Interreg Central Europe project CONNECT2CE, which aims at improving public transport connections of rural, peripheral and cross border areas with the urban areas.
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