Kepzes 2006On 22-24 November, 2006, the Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg Regional Development Agency (Hungary) together with the Ukrainian-Hungarian Regional Development Centre (Ukraine) organized a seminar-training in Niregyhaza town (Hungary) within the cross-border program titled “Development and strengthening the cross-border tourism relations between Transcarpathian and Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg regions”.

The Ukrainian group consisted of tourism and regional development managers, experts, journalists – altogether 19 persons. Our specialists together with the Hungarian colleagues visited some of the tourist places and sights of Szatmar-Bereg district (in particular villages of Mariapocs, Takos, Tarpa, Szatmarcseke, Turistvandi, Penyige and others). During the seminar they exchanged with experience of cooperation with EU and discussed the common problems and their solving. Continue reading

Good Neighbourhood Day in Yanoshi village

Janosi 2006On 22 September 2006 a Good Neighbourhood Day between Ukraine and Hungary was held in Yanoshi village (Berehovo district) in the frame of which XVII Regional Hungarian Folk Festival was organized. Here for some 10 km from the ukrainian-hungarian border came a lot of hungarian guests.

The holiday was initiated by Zakarpatska Regional State Administration and Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg Regional Council. The lead ukrainian organizer was the Ukrainian-Hungarian Regional Development Centre. A number of meetings between the local/regional authorities, business organizations, NGOs, national and cultural unions took place during the holiday. The participants have had the opportunity to discuss the present state of cross-border co-operation and new spheres of co-operation.The activity brought great attention of the local people, all the districts presented their locality on the festival. Continue reading


interreg_logoIn July 2006, realization of the new project titled “Building up of the regional Tourist Information Centre in Zakarpatska oblast” within the TACIS Cross-Border-Cooperation Programme started.

The main Project’s task is to assist in solving the problem of absence of local and regional multifunctional centres of informing about the tourism services available in the region, and as the result insufficient level of informational support of tourism entities in the region as well as the local and international tourists. Continue reading

New Tourism Information Centre established in Zakarpattya

UMTI logoIn July 2006, implementation of the new project in the framework of Hungary-Slovakia-Ukraine Neighbourhood Program INTERREG IIIA/TACIS titled “Building up of regional Tourism information centre in Zakarpatska oblast” started.

The Project is implemented by the Ukrainian-Hungarian Regional Development Centre in partnership with the Main Department of European Integration, External Economic Affairs and Tourism and Hungarian partners from Szabolcs-Szatmar-Bereg Region. Official opening of the new regional Tourism Information Centre in Berehovo town will take place in the end of October. The overall objective of the Project is to increase the level of tourism development in the region as one of the most promissing economic branches of Zakarpatska oblast. Continue reading