Regional Council of South Karelia is a member of Association of European Border Regions (AEBR).
In line with its statutes, the AEBR works on behalf of the European border and cross-border regions with the aim to:
- highlight their special problems, opportunities, responsibilities and activities;
- represent their common interests vis-à-vis national and international parliaments, bodies, authorities and institutions;
- initiate, support and coordinate cooperation between the regions throughout Europe;
- promote exchanges of experience and information with a view to identifying and coordinating common interests among the diverse range of cross-border problems and opportunities, and to propose possible solutions.e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org www.aebr.eu
Task Force of External Borders (TEFB)
The Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) has made efforts to introduce the importance of the border regions, euroregions and cross border cooperation
all over Europe.
AEBR organizes TASK FORCES on different issues of interest for European border and cross-border regions to which belong representatives of European institutions
and political committees, associations and society-relevant groups with an advisory role.
The Task Force External Borders (TFEB) was launched on the occasion of the AEBR General Assembly and Annual Conference 2007 in Lappeenranta (Regional Council of South Karelia, FIN). Involved are representatives of member regions at the external borders of the EU. The Task Force is divided in 3 sub groups: North, Central Europe and South Europe & Balkan. It is currently chaired by Johannes Moisio (South Karelia).
TFEB Chairman: Johannes Moisio
Headquarters: Regional Council of South Karelia
Kauppakatu 40D, 53100 Lappeenranta (Finland)