The “European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation Amphictyony”, which will be called in brief “E.G.T.C. AMPHICTYONY” consists of European and Mediterranean local government organizations of all degrees, of public undertakings or public law entities (within the meaning of Directives 2004/17/EC and 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council.
It is organized as a civil company of a non profit nature operating according to private-economic standards and governed by the provisions of the Article 221 of the law 3463/2006 and the Articles 741-784 of the Civil Code of the Regulation (EC) 1082/2006 of the European Parliament and the Council as amended by the Regulation 1302/ 2013 of the European Parliament and the Council of 17th December 2013 on EGTCs (hereinafter “the Regulation”)
The joint action and co-operation amongst its members
The respect in all levels of the principles of freedom, democracy, justice, security and protection of the environment.
The facilitation and promotion of cross border, interstate and/or interregional co-operation, with a view to reinforcing social and financial cohesion among its members
The realization of programs that are co-funded by the European Union (E.U.) through the European Fund of Regional Development, the European Social Fund and/or the Cohesion Fund.
The realization of actions of territorial co-operation amongst its members with or without the E.U.’s financial contribution.
The collaboration with scientific centers and institutions, established in the countries of the Mediterranean, with E.U. institutions and International organizations, Self-government or not.
Exchange of information, experiences, promotion and application of successful practices among its members.
Access to information and knowledge by means of utilizing data banks, new technologies and the development of the information society.
Strengthening the participation of the Citizen and the agencies of the Local Societies within the frame of territorial, financial and social collaboration among its members.
EGTC AMPHOCTYONY cooperates with scientific centers and institutions located in the Mediterranean countries, with the institutions of the EU and International Local and Non-Governmental Organizations. The organizations with which EGTC AMPHOCTYONY has a collaborations agreements at the moment are: UFR TEAM (IENAE), University of Piraeus, Foundation for Research and Technology - Hellas (FORTH) and the Region of Crete.