Tarpvalstybinio bendradarbiavimo galimybės Lenkijos, Lietuvos ir Baltarusijos pasienio regionuose : (gyventojų nuomonių tyrimas)

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Tarpvalstybinio bendradarbiavimo galimybės Lenkijos, Lietuvos ir Baltarusijos pasienio regionuose: (gyventojų nuomonių tyrimas)
Alternative Title:
Possibilities of international cooperation in the Polish, Lithuanian and Belarusian crossborder regions: (survey of public opinions)
In the Journal:
Geografija. 2009, t. 45, Nr. 1, p. 75-81
Euroregionų plėtra; Gyventojų apklausa; Gyventojų nuomonės; Pasienio regionai; Socialinė ekonominė raida; Socialinė-ekonominė raida; Tarpvalstybinis bendradarbiavimas; Tarpvalstybinis bendravimas.
Cross-border regions; Euro-regional development; Euroregional development; International cooperation; International coopretion; Population survey; Residents' opinions; Social-economic development; Socio-economic development.
Summary / Abstract:

ENArticle presents results of an international social economic research based on interviews with residents of cross-border regions. A public inquiry was performed using questionnaires (in the summer of 2007, 922 respondents were interviewed) in the reference areas of Polish, Lithuanian and Belarusian cross-border regions. The main objective of the research was to analyse and evaluate the current social economic situation in the cross-border regions as seen by the local residents, with an emphasis on the level of the forms and conditions of cooperation between the neighbouring countries rather than of the mere fact of cooperation. The survey was carried out by researchers from the Polish Nicolas Copernicus University in Toruń, Vilnius Pedagogical University and Vitebsk State Technological University of Belarus. Analysis of the opinions of cross-border regions’ residents about international cooperation revealed similarities and differences. The level of awareness of the possibilities of international cooperation was low in all three countries: less than half of the total number of respondents knew about transnational cooperation. The level of awareness was highest among residents of the Polish cross-border zone. The number of residents aware of the transnational cooperation in Belarus was half as big. Respondents from Lithuania occupied an intermediate position. The awareness of the problems of transnational relations was rather low.There was no perception of tradition in this field. For this reason, the respondents’ idea about the possibilities and perspectives of cooperation between the neighbouring countries was rather vague. The low awareness was also predetermined by faults in the work of persons and agencies of national and local governments in charge of the promotion of international cooperation possibilities. Due to the low level of awareness, the potential merits of international cooperation seem very abstract and distant to many respondents. The possible merits as understood by respondents from all regions bear a national rather than a personal character. This proves low expectations from international cooperation. On the other hand, the more informed the respondents are the more they appreciate the benefits of international relationships. The best known forms of cooperation with foreign partners were intercollegiate (exchange of students, etc.) and cultural (festivals, concerts, etc.) activities. Trade alone stood out among the economic forms of cooperation. The knowledge of technological cooperation and technological exchange was poorest. The causes were not analysed in the questionnaires. Yet it is obvious that the integration of trade people into international cooperation was low. [...]. [From the publication]

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