SWOT 2 – ANALISYS AND PLANNING FOR CROSS-BORDER CO-OPERATION IN NORTHERN EUROPE

Title: Swot 2 – Analysis and planning for cross-border co-operation in Northern Europe
Author: ISIG
Year: 2010
Publisher: Council of Europe
Pages: 216
Language: English
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Abstract: ISIG has developed a study to provide an overview and assessment of the state of cross-border co-operation between European states in the geographical areas of Central, Northern and South Eastern Europe;  it applies the so-called SWOT methodology according to the specific parameters developed by ISIG to assess the extent and depth of cross-border co-operation.
SWOT analysis is of vital importance because it produces sets of heuristically relevant indicators from cross-border cooperation processes. The elements of the up-to-date analytical scenario thus developed can be modified so as to influence positively future scenarios. Cross-border cooperation is bound to benefit from careful strategic planning and from practical actions organized by a Euroregion body set up in the cross-border context.
The present volume deals with the specific analysis performed on the Northern Europe area.