About us

About us

The “Bihor-Hajdu-Bihar Euro-region - Oradea” Foundation was founded in 2005, being reactivated in 2012. The founding members of the foundation are Bihor County Council and Oradea Local Council. The Council of Directors of the foundations ensures the level of commitment to the purpose and objectives of the foundation, according to its statute, with the council being composed of three representatives of Bihor County Council and two representatives of Oradea Local Council. The executive activity of the foundation is controlled by the executive director.

Objectives

According to the Statute and Constituting Papers, the foundation has the following main objectives and goals:

  • organizing, supporting and coordinating activities pertaining to cultural or sports programs or the general community for young people in the Euro-region which have as their purpose the improvement of the relationship between national minorities as well as between the national majority and minorities at Euro-region level and beyond;
  • promoting euro-regional tourism;
  • protecting the environment;
  • promoting social and economic progress within the euro-region through the full use of available opportunities in trans-border cooperation;
  • supporting youth and youth organizations;
  • promoting policies which fight intolerance on racial or ethnic criteria;
  • continuing the partnership with civil society, public institutions and local authorities with a view towards developing and promoting good inter-ethnic relationships;
  • promoting the touristic potential of the country, including modern ecologic tourism, agro-tourism and mountain sports which do not harm the environment;
  • undertaking ecological education programs;
  • promoting the folkloric potential of the euro-region;
  • organizing tourist information centers in places that have tourist activity; etc.