We contribute to a more efficient and dynamic development of the region.

SOME INFORMATION ABOUT OUR AGENCY

The Agency for the Support of Regional Development Košice is a non-profit organization, established by the Košice self-governing region. Our main purpose is to assist and support public services as well as supporting regional development and employment, in accordance with § 2, section 2, letter h) law n. 213/1997 body of law, about non-profit organizations, as amended in law n. 35/2002 body of law .

MISSION OF THE AGENCY IS:

contribute to more effective and more dynamic sustainable development of the Košice region by creating conditions and mechanisms in the region, which will enable to deal with priority problems, and to implement future goals, according to the approved short-term and long-term strategic development documents.

The activities of the Agency are targeted mainly at solving the problem of unbalanced and low dynamic socio - economic development in the region, and its´ reasons which are following:

Awareness

Lack of information a it’s ineffective communication

Education

lack of qualified human capacities needed for effective regional development

B2B

Not utilized partnership potential

Alternatives

Alternatives for development of the region are not elaborated sufficiently

Alternatives

Alternatives for development of the region are not elaborated sufficiently

Synchronization

Discrepancy in priorities of a region and it’s sub regions

Basic principles of the Agency`s operation:

Transparency and liability to our partners

Political and other independence

Qualified staff using innovative methods accomplishing high professional outputs

Close knowledge based cooperation with the departments of the Košice self-governing Region, its field offices, and the institutions established by the Košice Self-governing Region.

Cooperation with the other subjects dealing with regional development topics (Regional Development Agencies, non government organizations etc.)

Complementary contribution to the existing structures in a field of regional development in the Košice region