European Week of Regions and cities

European Week of Regions and cities

From 10 October 2016 14:30 until 13 October 2016 16:30 Save to calendar

At Brussels, Belgium Bruxelles, Belgique

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The 14th European Week of Regions and Cities organised by the Committee of the Regions took place in Brussels between 10 and 13 October 2016, under the headline “Regions and cities for sustainable and inclusive growth”. It focused on the challenges currently facing Europe's regions and cities, building on the implementation cycle of EU cohesion policy programmes.

ACR+ took an active part in this 14th edition by participating as a speaker and moderating at the following sessions:

  • Succeeding locally in a circular economy (12 October, 09:00 – 10:45, session URB12A74)
  • Building European value-chains based on regional specialisations for circular economy, the role of research and innovation policy (12 October, 09:00 – 10:45, session 12A57)
  • Role of regions and cities in transition to circular economy (12 October, 11:15 – 13:00, session 12A67)
  • EU LIFE programme: A chance for green business, innovation and job creation preserving the environment (12 October, 14:30 – 17:00, session INV12A93)
  • International cooperation for improving the capacity to deal with waste management in the Mediterranean (13 October, 11:15 – 13:00, session 13A129)

During this annual four-day event, cities and regions showcased their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance. Some 100 sessions, seminars and meetings took place on different thematic strands: Sustained and sustainable economic growth; Inclusive economic growth; Making ESI Funds simpler.

Daily reports of the event and presentations from the different sessions are available on the EUWRC website.

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