Helsinki 1999

1999 , Helsinki

09–11 September 1999, hosted by the City of Helsinki and supported by Uusimaa Regional Council and YTV Helsinki Metropolitan Area Council. The Meeting initiated the process of applying for EU support for the InterMETREX project under the INTERREG IIC programme – to pilot the application and development of the METREX Practice Benchmark, which was developed from the initial Porto Practice Benchmark. The EconoMETREX project, which had been pursued under the Ecos-Ouverture programme, was also considered as an INTERREG IIC project. The Meeting elected Prof.ssa Mercedes Bresso, Presidente of the Provincia di Torino, as METREX President, following the demitting of office of Dr. Gerald McGrath from Glasgow City Council, who became Honorary President.