STRING Partners

STRING is both a political cross-border cooperation, as well as a geographical area. STRING as an organisation is a political crossborder partnership between Akershus County and Østfold County in Norway, Region Halland, Region Västra Götaland, Region Skåne and the City of Malmö in Sweden, the City of Copenhagen, the Capital Region of Denmark and Region Zealand in Denmark, Schleswig-Holstein and the City of Hamburg and in Germany 

To find out more about the STRING partners, please see the information below.

 

The City of Hamburg -  - the current Chair of STRING
Hamburg is a City State, and a service institution for its citizens. This means having the responsibility for business development, international and regional cooperation's, culture, tourism, infrastructure and public transport, housing, education, police and fire services, financial affairs and citizen's information. Hamburg is Germany's second largest city with around 1,7 million inhabitants.

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The Capital Region of Denmark - the current Vice Chair of STRING
The primary role of the Capital Region of Denmark is to manages hospitals, perform research and services for the disabled and undertakes environment​​al duties. This includes collaborations with municipalities and the business community on developments concerning traffic, business and education. The Capital Region of Denmark are also involved in international and regional cooperation's, and has a responsibility for promoting research, innovation and educational standards and options in and around the Capital Region. 

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Land Schleswig-Holstein
Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost German state, and the administration is responsible for coordinating activities and work to do with regional development and international cooperation, such as culture and tourism. The state government of Schleswig-Holstein has ministries for Energy, Agriculture, the Environment, Nature and Digitalization; Social Affairs, Health, Youth, Family and Senior Citizens; Ministry of Justice, European Affairs, Consumer Protection and Equality; Education, Science and Cultural Affairs; the Interior, Rural Areas and Integration; Economic Affairs, Transport, Employment, Technology and Tourism and Finance, and therefore overall responsibility for these fields.

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Region Zealand
The Danish region of Region Zealand is the southernmost administrative region of Denmark, and safeguards tasks, services and interests for a total of 820.000 citizens. The wide range of services is spread out across 22 cities in the Region Region Zealand performs two main tasks: Regional development and an operational enterprise in the area of healthcare and social affairs. Region Zealand's vision is to create the best framework for sustainable growth and quality of life for its citizens.

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The City of Copenhagen
The City of Copenhagen is responsible for providing services and information to all Copenhageners. Part of the responsibilities of the City of Copenhagen includes transport issues, housing, registrations of official documents, childcare, inclusion, and leisure and culture. Copenhagen also works with international cooperation's and has an agenda focused on creating sustainability and green city initiatives. The City also provides information services to citizens and businesses on everything from tax to citizenship issues.

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The City of Malmö
Malmö is one of Sweden's fastest growing metropolitan centres. Driving this growth is immigration, both from abroad and from other parts of Sweden, and the fact that many families choose to remain in the city after having children. Malmö aspires to be a sustainable city - socially, economically and environmentally. Businesses, researchers, local people and the city authorities are working closely together to reduce health-related inequality, especially among children and youth. Malmö is the growth center of southern Sweden offering access to 3.9 million regional consumers, as well as acting as a gateway to Scandinavia. 

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Region Skåne

Region Skåne has the overall regional responsibility for healthcare and public transport in the Swedish county of Skåne (covering cities such as Malmö, Lund and Helsingborg), and is also responsible for coordinating activities and work to do with regional development and international cooperation. This includes issues concerning infrastructure planning, business development, cultural activities, environmental and strategic planning work, and interregional cooperation's.

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Region Halland

Halland is a region on the west coast of southern Sweden that offers beautiful nature comprising beaches, forest and lakes. Halland may be small in terms of size, but it is big in terms of growth. Region Halland is responsible for providing a good healthcare service to everyone who lives or spends time in Halland. We also work actively within a number of other areas that affect how it is to live and work in Halland, such as trade and industry, culture and infrastructure. We want Halland to be the best place to live.

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Region Västra Götaland

One of Region Västra Götaland's main missions is to ensure that the population in Västra Götaland has access to good medical care. Region Västra Götaland aim to provide conditions for a good and healthy life and to develop and administer culture, public transport, growth and sustainable development. Region Västra Götaland is an active member of different regional organisations and networks in Europe, as well as the sub-regional level around the North Sea, the Baltic Sea and in south-western Scandinavia. 

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Østfold County

Running bus services, high schools and public dental clinics and work on different topics as roads and culture. Together with the state and municipalities, county counties constitute the public sector of Norway. The main tasks of the county are upper secondary education and regional development. The county provides the services that are too large for the individual municipality and offers crossing the municipal boundaries. An example of this is business development. Together with municipalities, business, organizations and other government agencies, Østfold will become stronger in every way - with business flourishing, and more job and value creation.

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Akershus County

Akershus County Council is a democratically elected body with regional responsibilities in areas such as education, transport, dental care and regional development. Akershus County Council's main task is to act as a regional developer in the areas of public transport, road system, climate and environment and culture. The County Council is also responsible for education and welfare services which are inter-municipal or too large for an individual municipality to deliver on its own. 

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