VINTAGE PROJECT
Crossborder ePublic Services

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XLinX  =  Crossborder ePublic Services
Facilitating the social, economical and cultural integration of communities living on both sides of the border
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Project Status: Completed
Project Leader: Colm Mc Colgan
EU Programme: PEACE II
Project Budget:  €700,000
Start Date:  Jul, 2004
Finish Date:  Dec, 2007
The aim of the project is to:

To identify the public services in most need of policy, legislative and process changes, so as to facilitate the social, economical and cultural integration of the communities living on both sides of the border.

Specific objectives are to:
  • Evaluate the public service needs of communities and people living and working within the crossborder area.
  • Provide a more integrated public service response, on a crossborder basis, to the needs of these communities.
  • Exploration of the service delivery plans of the public service delivery agencies on both sides of the border.
  • Promote Crossborder mechanisms to build trust between different agencies on both sides of the border and their respective management and staff mechanisms.
  • Provide support to public agencies to better understand the service environment, clients, business processes and challenges, on a crossborder basis, of the other agencies in the project.
  • Identify statutory and operational limitations to joint service delivery.
  • Identify the areas where crossborder public service co-operation can occur to address crossborder mobility issues.
Donegal, Ireland
ERNACT Network   (Lead Partner)

Derry & Strabane, United Kingdom
Derry City & Strabane District Council   (Partner)

Derry & Strabane, United Kingdom
Western Health and Social Care Trust   (Partner)

Derry & Strabane, United Kingdom
CAWT   (Associate)

Donegal, Ireland
Donegal County Council   (Partner)

Donegal, Ireland
Dept. of Social & Family Affairs   (Associate)

Leitrim, Ireland
North Western Health Board   (Associate)

Limavady, United Kingdom
Limavady Borough Council   (Associate)

The overall aim of this project is to evaluate the use of egovernment models for the delivery of public services to crossborder communities on both sides of the border.
Core ERNACT regions
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
Gaeltacht
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrland
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom