The ABAÚJ-ABAÚJBAN European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation with Limited Liability was registeredon 27.05.2010. It contains 9 Hungarian and 7 Slovak settlements across the Slovak-Hungarian border. Its headquarters is in Miskolc. The Group covers a total of 291,4 km2 in the neighbourhood of Slovenský kras, Zemplén-hegység and the region of Hernád river, with a total population of 10 762.
The main objectives of the Abaúj-Abaújban EGTC are the following:
- promoting economic and social cohesion,
- further development of cross-border activities in order to promote and implement transnational actions in the field of territorial cooperation initiated by Member States and their regional or local authorities, with or without a financial contribution from the Community.