The Satu Mare County Intercommunity Development Association implements the project EPICAH – Effectiveness of Policy Instruments for Cross – Border Advancement in Heritage financed by the INTERREG Europe.

On April 26, 2018, was held at the Satu Mare County Council, Association’s Steering Committee and General meeting.

Within Association’s Steering Committee and General meeting, Paul Dancu, project’s local coordinator, disseminated the results from 2017 and activities agenda for 2018 of the EPICAH project. Mr. Csaba Pataki – President of Association the importance of developing the support- documents for the future programming period for the European Commission, based on the experience gained through the thematic meetings within the project.

The project EPICAH aims to promote the improvement of the policy instruments for crossborder natural and cultural heritage protection and development, through the exchange of experiences and good practices between partners with large experience in developing strategies, projects and actions in this field based on crossborder cooperation processes. Within this project, the policy makers and technicians responsible for protection and promotion of natural and cultural heritage in the Satu Mare County shall have the possibility to participate in exchanges of experience in the field of preservation, protection, promotion and development of natural and cultural heritage and to learn new methods to approach for a more efficient management process of crossborder natural and cultural heritage. The project is financed through the Interreg  Europe Programme with a total budget  of 1.707.360 EUR of which benefits a grant in value of 1.451.256 EUR from the European Regional Development Fund and has a implementation period of 5 years.