ACTEDJ is the success story of cross-border development and cooperation initiatives.
The Cross-Border Cooperation Association “Lower Danube Euroregion” (ACTEDJ) is an executive management structure of the “Lower Danube” Euroregion, an entity established in 1998 by the Romanian public administration units (Tulcea, Brăila and Galați County Councils), Republic of Moldova (Cahul and Cantemir Districts) and Ukraine (Regional State Administration, Odessa Regional Council and Reni District Council).
The motto of ACTEDJ is “we transform challenges into opportunities” by capitalizing on the experience of its members in implementing successful projects, supported by the expertise of the ACTEDJ team and with the support of the 9 interdisciplinary and multicultural Commissions.
The main objective of ACTEDJ is to support its members for increased economic development and cooperation in areas of common interest, promoting business and entrepreneurship in the tourism, culture, agriculture and other sectors highlighted as a priority in the region and the organization's goal.
Over more than 21 years of cooperation in the Lower Danube Euroregion area, ACTEDJ members have set up a support structure that will enable sustainable development in the Region, as follows:
- Zatun - Glati Integrated Center for Cross-Border Cooperation and Economic Development
- Center for Cross-Border Cooperation for Environmental Protection - Vladesti
- Center for Cross-Border Cooperation for Environmental Protection Moldova
- Public Private Center in Galati
- Development Center Romania - Republic of Moldova.
The team of the Association includes project managers and certified trainers in the field of project management, sustainable development - economic and strategic planning and eco-efficiency.