BANAT-TRIPLEX CONFINIUM European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation with Limited Liability was registered on 28.01.2011. and brings together 76 municipalities of the Hungarian-Romanian-Serbian border area from the Homokhátság, Tisza, Maros/Mureş and Banat regions. The total operating area of the EGTC is 8 374,4 km2, with a total population of 444 570. Its headquarters is located in Mórahalom, Hungary.
The general and specific objectives of the Banat-Triplex-Confinium EGTC are:
- the main objective is to promote the harmonious development of its territory by strengthening the economic, social and territorial cohesion through cross-border cooperation;
- elaboration and implementation of the joint, coordinated development strategy of the EGTC;
- development of cross-border economic, social and environmental activities through joint strategies for sustainable territorial development;
- comprehensive social catching-up of the border regions on the basis of partnership, with the application of regional and local resources and the efficient use of the state budget tender funds of the Community, Hungary and Romania.