France/National INTERREG 2021-2027 seminar - June 09, 2023 in Marseille

Published on 27/05/2023 | La rédaction



The Agence nationale de la cohésion des territoires and Régions de France, in partnership with the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, are pleased to invite you to the Interreg 2021 - 2027 National Seminar: Intensifying cooperation between territories on Friday, June 9, 2023 from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hôtel de Région Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur in Marseille.

With over 150 participants expected, this event will bring together players in European territorial cooperation and cross-border territories for constructive exchanges and debates on the challenges and main directions of the 22 Interreg programs open to French partners.exchanges and constructive debates on the challenges and main orientations of the 22 Interreg 2021-2027 programs open to French partners, with a total ERDF allocation of nearly €3.2 billion.

INTERREG 2021 - 2027

There are 22 programs and 3.2 billion euros available for French operators and eligible territories to cooperate.

  • 7 cross-border programs can be mobilized for projects involving neighboring operators on either side of a land or sea border.
  • 7 transnational programs bring together operators from several regions within an identified European area
  • 4 Overseas programs bring together EU and non-EU partners on one or more land borders or large regional areas outside the European Union.
  • 3 inter-regional / pan-European cooperation programs, Interreg-Europe and Urbact, enable the exchange of experience and best practice with partners throughout the European Union.
  • The ESPON program produces EU-wide data, studies and analyses on territorial development.

As the programs begin selecting the first projects, the Interreg 2021 - 2027 seminar: Intensifying cooperation between territories on June 9 in Marseille (Hôtel de Région) is an opportunity to mark the start of this programming period, to deThis is an opportunity to mark the start of the programming period, to discuss the main themes and new features of the Interreg programs, and to initiate the initial discussions that will feed into the future post-2027 period.


10:30 - 11:30 - Opening of the seminar in the presence of :

  • Renaud MUSELIER, President of Régions de France, President of the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region,
  • Dominique FAURE, Minister attached to the Minister of the Interior and Overseas Territories and to the Minister of Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion, with responsibility for Local Authorities and Rural Areas.
  • Elisa FERREIRA, European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms
  • Sławomir TOKARSKI, European Commission DG Regio - Director - European Territorial Cooperation, Macro-regions, Interreg and Program Implementation

11:30 - 12:30 - Round Table 1: The contributions and assets of territorial cooperation in the face of major transitions with

  • Daniel LECA, Hauts-de-France Region, Vice-President in charge of universities, research, innovation and Europe.
  • Sébastien DELPONT, E=0 Project - GreenFlex.
  • Thomas BUNEL, Agence nationale de la Cohésion des Territoires. Deputy Commissioner for the planning, development and protection of the Massif des Pyrénées.

12:30 - 1:00 pm - Round Table 2: Stronger territorial roots: a new challenge for cooperation

  • Nicolas DARAGON, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, Vice-President in charge of finance, general administration, human resources and European funds.
  • Magali ALTOUNIAN, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, President of the Europe Commission, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, member of the European Committee of the Regions.
  • Olivier BAUDELET, European Commission DG Regio - Unit D2 Cross-border cooperation, internal borders.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Lunch break

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Round Table 3: Renewed program governance at the service of territories and citizens

  • Frédéric PFLIEGERSDOERFFER, Grand-Est Region, Chairman of the Interreg Upper Rhine working group.
  • Chantal EYMEOUD, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Region, Vice-President, in charge of the Mountain Plan and European Affairs.
  • Véronique VEYRAT, Région-Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Responsable du service Interreg France-Italie ALCOTRA
  • Marzia DANNA, Member of the Interreg ALCOTRA Youth Council.
  • Patrick SELLIN, Région Guadeloupe, President of the European Affairs and Regional Integration Commission.
  • Flora MATTEI, Collectivité de Corse, Conseillère exécutive en charge des affaires européennes.

15h30 - 16h15 - Round Table 4: Communicating and capitalizing on results and cooperation processes to enhance the impact and attractiveness of programs.

  • Isabelle BOUDINEAU, Région Nouvelle-Aquitaine, Regional Councillor for Europe.
  • Flora LEROY, Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions, Senior Program Officer.
  • Thomas SPRIET, Région-Hauts-de-France, Responsable du département Programme régional.
  • Gilles PEROLE, Commune de Mouans-Sartoux, Deputy Mayor.
  • Jean-Pierre HALKIN, European Commission DG Regio - Head of Unit - Cross-border cooperation, internal borders unit.

16h15 - 16h30 - Closing session

  • Philippe BAILBE, Régions de France - General Delegate.
  • Stanislas BOURRON, Agence nationale de la Cohésion des Territoires - Director General.

Register now to discuss the challenges and opportunities of the INTERREG 2021-2027 funds.

Registration deadline: June 2, 2023 at 5:00 pm.


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