1991, within the framework of U-XF2737 - Regions and Cities of Europe (RECITE Programme), as a programme for cooperation between regions and cities in Eastern and Western Europe. Head Office in Glasgow, with local Ouverture offices in Glasgow (shared with head office), Oviedo (Spain), Saarbrücken (Germany), Turin (Italy), Toulouse (France) and West Zealand (Denmark). Merged 1995, with U-XF2715 - European City Cooperation System (ECOS) (complementary element of the same initiative), to form U-XF3857 - Ecos-Ouverture Programme.
As a European Cooperation Network, establish a network of cooperative links between regions and cities in the European Union and Central and Eastern Europe to promote regional development and flows of expertise, business and trade; establish a centre of excellence around a team of staff whose role is to manage the network, generate and monitor projects, and develop a specialist expertise in East-West cooperation at regional/municipal level.
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Steering Group; Executive Team; Expert Panel. Managed by regional authorities of Strathclyde (UK), Asturia (Spain), Piedmont (Italy), Saarland (Germany), Midi-Pyrénées (France), West Zealand (Denmark).
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