Croatia celebrates a year of EU membership

A brief by Stéphane Ridou, EU project manager at CAAC On the 1st of July 2013, Croatia became the 28th member state of the European Union. It has been now 12 months of efforts from the Croatian leaders to find the balance between EU requirements and local expectations. While the former Yugoslav Republic is facing a…

NEA3, a new dimension for marine leisure sector

A brief by Stéphane Ridou, EU project manager at CAAC On the 15th and 16th of May 2014, around 50 representatives from the five countries of the Atlantic Arc gathered in Rennes following the invitation of the Regional Council of Brittany in order to discuss the possibility of a third edition of NEA, a project aiming…

ATBRAND presented in Gijón

On the 7th and 8th of April 2014, the Working Group on Tourism and Culture of Atlantic Arc Commission met at the Laboral Ciudad de la Cultura in Gijon (Spain). Numerous Atlantic stakeholders took this opportunity to share their different experiences on regional cooperation and mention a variety of projects dealing with tourism as a…