The development of the CoDCR 2018-07-09T08:28:15+00:00


From “Ulm-Process” to the EU-Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR)

  • 1998: 1st International Danube Festival Ulm/Neu-Ulm; first Meeting of representatives from the Danube cities; since 2003 European Conferences of Danube Cities and Regions: Ulm (2003), Novi Sad (2005), Vidin / Bulgaria (2007), Budapest (2009), Belgrade (2011). Vienna (2012), Bucharest (2013)
  • 2002: donau.büro.ulm founded as project and development agency for the Danube region; since 2011 donau.büro ulm/neu-ulm
  • 2008: European Danube Academy founded in Ulm as platform for scientific and cultural cooperation in the Danube region
  • 2009: Council of the Danube Cities and –Regions (CoDCR) founded in Budapest: 32 cities and regions participated; agreement to cooperate with the Working Community of the Danube Regions (ARGE Donauländer)
  • 2010: 2nd February: 1st EU-Stakeholder Conference on the Development of EU-Danube-Strategy in Ulm; following conferences in Budapest, Vienna/ Bratislava, Ruse/Giurgiu, Constanza/Tulcea
  • 2011: 4th June: European Council passed EUSDR in the frame of Hungarian EU-presidency. CoDCR is intended to be an important partner for the implementation of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region.
  • 2012: 24/25th September 2012: 6th European Conference of Danube Cities and Regions, Vienna 27/28th November: 1st EUSDR Annual Forum in Regensburg
  • 2013: 26th May, Brussels: CoDCR and ARGE Donauländer decided to found a close cooperation of Danube Cities and Regions; 28/29th October, Bucharest: 2nd EUSDR-Annual Forum + 7th European Conference of Danube Cities and Regions