European perspective



  • Author

    Pietro Paolo Proto

  • Year of publication


  • Language

    English (EN)



Survey on Euroregions and EGTC: what future for the Adriatic area?


The first part of this document is divided into four chapters, the first of which supplies a theoretical framework and includes: i) definition, spreading and evolution of the Euroregion ii) legal and administrative structure ii) critical analysis. The second chapter describes four case studies. The third chapter describes the Italian situation, with reference to cases of Euroregions on our territory and with an analysis of the legal framework. The last chapter provides indications for the Adriatic Area.

The second part of this document describes and analyzes the community regulation which establishes the EGTC and monitors the implementation of the Regulation in EU Member States; the second chapter describes the process that, so far, has not led to the inclusion of the Regulation in Italy. The last chapter highlights the added value of the EGTC compared to Euroregions (and vice versa), identifying possible EGTC scenarios within the Adriatic Euroregion.