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#europecooperates replay and conclusions

By Joint secretariat
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Our first call in 2021-2027 is now open and we hope your project preparations are well on their way. 

We were happy to see so many of you online during 'Europe, let's cooperate!' on 5 April 2022. If you missed the main stage sessions, recordings are available and you can catch up on the content below. 

Remember also to give us feedback about your #europecooperates experience and check out our tips on what to do next to get your project ready before the closing of the call (31 May 2022, noon CEST).


Opening session: Interregional cooperation and EU priorities


Session speakers: 

  • Miia Itänen, Senior Communication Officer, Interreg Europe (moderator)
  • Daniel Leca, Vice President of Hauts-de-France region (Managing authority of Interreg Europe)
  • Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
  • Slawomir Tokarski, Director, European Territorial Cooperation, Macro-regions, Interreg and Programme Implementation I (REGIO.D), DG Regio, European Commisssion
  • Erwin Siweris, Programme Director, Interreg Europe, Joint Secretariat
  • Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis, President of the Assembly of Corsica & the Second Vice-President of the COTER Commission, the European Committee of the Regions
  • Michela Magas, Member of the High Level Round Table, New European Bauhaus 


Shortcuts to specific sections: 

  • 00:00:50 Welcome and introduction
  • 00:03:07 Opening remarks from Daniel Leca (Hauts-de-France region)
  • 00:06:41 Opening remarks from Elisa Ferreira, European Commissioner on Cohesion and Reforms
  • 00:12:34 Interview with Erwin Siweris (Interreg Europe) and Slawomir Tokarski (DG Regio)
  • 00:25:54 Launch of the first call 
  • 00:28:00 Interview with Marie-Antoinette Maupertuis (CoR / Regional Assembly of Corsica)
  • 00:39:41 Cooperation as perceived by the event participants
  • 00:41:58 Keynote on the New European Bauhaus (Michela Magas, NEB High Level Round Table)
  • 01:01:32 Cooperation in the words of lead partners (video)


Call session: Get your application ready for the first call



Download the presentation introducing the first call


Session speakers: 

  • Miia Itänen, Senior Communication Officer, Interreg Europe (moderator)
  • Eilish O'Loughlin, Senior Policy Officer, Interreg Europe (chat moderator)
  • Petra Polaskova, Senior Communication Officer, Interreg Europe (chat moderator)
  • Nicolas Singer, Head of Unit – Projects & Platform, Interreg Europe
  • Petra Geitner, Head of Unit – Finances & Audit, Interreg Europe 


Shortcuts to specific sections: 

Open call