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Cooperative programmes in environmental protection

The state of Baden-Württemberg works closely with its partner regions to promote environmental protection. It develops solutions and shares ideas with its partners through bilateral and multilateral cooperative projects in Europe, America and Asia.

Länderflaggen mit Weltkarte
  • Achieving more together

International Cooperation

Achieving more together: The exchange of knowledge and experience in the environmental and energy fields plays an important role in finding the right solutions to the important issues of our time at the international level. This is why our cooperation with many other countries is of a great importance for us.

Upper Rhine Conference
  • CROSS-BORDER-COOPERATION

Upper Rhine Conference

The Upper Rhine Conference brings together government and public authorities at the regional and local levels. It provides the institutional framework for sharing information and cooperating with our neighbouring regions in Switzerland and France.

Präsidententreffen der Vier Motoren für Europa am 17.10.2013 in Stuttgart (von links): Staatssekretär Roger Albinyana i Saigí (Katalonien), Präsident Jean-Jack Queyranne (Rhône-Alpes), Präsident Roberto Maroni (Lombardei) und Ministerpräsident Winfried Kretschmann (Baden-Württemberg).
  • GROWN PARTNERSHIP

Four Motors for Europe

The Four Motors for Europe, a partnership of Baden-Württemberg, Catalonia, Lombardy and Rhône-Alpes, represents the interests of these regions throughout Europe and the world.

International Bodensee Conference
  • CROSS-BORDER-COOPERATION

International Bodensee Conference

The IBK is a cooperative association of states and cantons bordering Lake Constance that have an interest in its preservation. The Environment Commission includes experts from the member regions on energy, climate protection, agriculture, environmental protection and air pollution control. See more