SUPPORTING CROSS-BORDER REGIONAL PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT Verband Region Rhein-Neckar

Verband Region Rhein-Neckar is a public corporation based in Mannheim. It was founded on 1 January 2006 – based on the Second State Treaty signed by the German Federal States of Baden-Württemberg, Hesse and Rhineland-Palatinate on 25 July 2005. The association (Verband) is democratically legitimised and thus a place where political decisions are taken in the Metropolitan Region Rhine-Neckar. The rights, duties and responsibilities of its bodies and committees are described in the association’s statutes.

The State Treaty defines its tasks, responsibilities, members, bodies and statutes as well as the means of providing financing and legal supervision.