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EUROREGIONS – THE FUTURE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION?

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The subject of the analysis of this work are Euroregions as specific forms of transnational cooperation in the European Union. Over the past decades, the European Union has been working intensively to implement the principles of decentralization, that is, to bring the authorities understood as service providers to citizens. Strengthening it’s regional capacities is one of the steps taken by the European Union. In this context, Euroregions should also be seen as forms of cooperation between different European nations. In addition to the description of some of the existing Euroregions and their advantages, the aim of this paper is to understand the significance of the Euroregion for the survival of the idea of ​​a unified Europe, as well as to observe the same as possible alternatives between the two models of the organization of government that are imposed today – globalist and national. In this context, we will consider further the possibilities of developing the concept of the Euroregion and the obstacles that can be faced in the future. In theory, we will use the theory of regionalization and regionalism, and in terms of methods, we will use the historical method, the case study method, the statistical and comparative method.

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