On September 16th, following a recommendation of the Bavarian Prime Minister Dr. Markus Söder, a special session specifically on Digital Health and COVID-19 took place. Digital Health is a new and vast area of research. For this first edition, the Expert Dialogue on Digitalization group agreed to investigate the topic of Digital Health in exploring … Read more
The global COVID-19 pandemic has posed and continues to bring dramatic challenges for regions all over the world. Therefore, all seven RLS partner regions met online to address socio-political developments based on the global pandemic. As the 10th Regional Leaders’ Summit that should have taken place in Upper Austria in September 2020 had to be … Read more
Upper Austria and Bavaria rely on the same strategy in the fight against Covid-19: rapid, regional and selective measures are intended to contain the corona virus as best as possible and protect people’s health. Governor Thomas Stelzer (Upper Autstria) and Minister of State Florian Herrmann (Bavaria) affirm their continued close cooperation at the working meeting … Read more
As part of its ongoing support for young researchers, the RLS-Energy Network invited its members to encourage young researchers from their networks to apply to the Young Energy Researchers’ Conference at the World Sustainable Energy Days (WSED) in Wels, Upper Austria. 19 young RLS-Energy Network researchers from RLS regions Bavaria, Québec, São Paulo and Upper … Read more
Li Li, Secretary of Party Leadership Group and Deputy Director of Housing and Urban-Rural Development of Shandong Province, led a government and business delegation to visit the State of São Paulo and had exchanges and discussions with the Housing Department of the State of São Paulo and Investment Promotion Agency.
At the meetings with São Paulo`s President of Parliament, Cauê Macris, and Deputy Foreign Minister Affonso Emilio Massot, opportunities for cooperation between the two power regions were discussed. The two regional parliaments want to exchange ideas more closely, especially in the areas of parliamentary control tasks, regional development and economic opportunities, as well as in … Read more
Deputy Governor of Upper Austria, Christine Haberlander, traveled to Shandong on behalf of the Governor to hold a meeting with Gong Zheng, Deputy Secretary of the CPC Shandong Provincial Committee and Governor of Shandong Province. Upper Austria also to took part in the “International Friendship Conference” in Jinan with participants from over 30 countries and … Read more
In October 2019, State Minister Dr. Florian Herrmann travelled to the South African partner regions Western Cape (Capetown) and Gauteng (Johannesburg). In addition to numerous discussions with political representatives, the signing of the “Action plan Bavaria – Western Cape 2019 – 2021” was also on the agenda. The exchange with the partner region Western Cape … Read more
The annual exchange of students from São Paulo in Upper Austria is already a permanent institution. Traditionally there ist also a visit to the government building in Linz, where a network exchange takes place. The Business Upper Austria presented its new programe “Welcome2UpperAustria”.
There was a full agenda for the Vice governor of Shandong, SUN Licheng at his visit in Linz. The main topic was public security. Therfore also the head of the security departement came to answer important questions about the police work in Upper Austria.