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The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase 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.
The 2021 edition of the EURegionsWeek will take place between 11 - 14 October.
What is the purpose of the EURegionsWeek?
- To discuss common challenges for Europe's regions and cities and examine possible solutions by bringing together politicians, decision-makers, experts and practitioners of cohesion policy, as well as stakeholders from business, banking, civil society organisations, academia, the EU institutions and the media
- To provide a platform for capacity-building, learning and exchange of experience and good practice for those implementing EU cohesion policy and managing its financial instruments
- To facilitate cooperation and networking between regions and cities
- To feed into the debate on EU cohesion policy in a wider context, including recent research and views from third countries and international organisations
What are the themes for the 2021 edition?
- Green Transition
- Digital transition
- Citizens engagement