19th European Week of regions and cities
Tuesday, August 24, 2021

The European Commission's directorate-general for regional and urban policy (DG REGIO) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) or jointly organising the 19th edition of the European Week of regions and cities. .. read more..

Cities and Regions for International Partnerships 2021
Friday, July 16, 2021

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the seventh edition of the Forum "Cities and Regions for International Partnerships" (formerly called "Assises of Decentralised Cooperation") which will take place as a fully digital event on the 29th and 30th November 2021. .. read more..

6th Enlargement Day conference
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

On 13 July, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), in cooperation with the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, will hold the 6th Enlargement Day conference. .. read more..

Workplace Europe: Mind the gap! 
Thursday, June 17, 2021

On 9 May 2021, Europe Day, EU leaders launched the long-awaited Conference on the Future of Europe. How can regions and their institutions claim a seat at the table of the Conference on the Future of Europe?  .. read more..

145th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Thursday, June 17, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for their 145th plenary session on 30 June and 1-2  July 2021. .. read more..

Young local leaders for a climate neutral Europe: Implementing the Renovation...
Thursday, June 17, 2021

The path towards a more energy-efficient Europe starts at the local and regional level. Local and regional authorities play a key role for the success of the European Renovation Wave strategy. The European Committee of the Regions (CoR), with the adoption of the opinion on the Renovation Wave, ur... .. read more..

Making digital transition work for all SMEs
Monday, June 14, 2021

This webinar will look at the state of digital transformation in European regions and will explore ways to develop an enabling regional policy framework for a digital transition of SMEs, showcasing some best practices and collaboration initiatives from the European Entrepreneurial Regions (EER). .. read more..

Setting up a local integration strategy – Stakeholder involvement and ownership
Monday, June 14, 2021

The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions are organising the first event under their newly established Partnership on integration in the framework of the ‘Cities and regions for integration of migrants’ network. .. read more..

Migration and the EU: Multi-level governance as a solution
Monday, June 14, 2021

The webinar, organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) together with the European Parliament research service (EPRS) and the Austrian Institute for federalism, aims to highlight the current challenges in relation to migration and integration policies in the EU, and propose a soluti... .. read more..

Pastoralism: a crucial tool to tackle with sustainability challenges in EU an...
Monday, June 14, 2021

Maintaining pastoralism is crucial for achieving the EU’s objectives on environment, climate and biodiversity protection within the EU Green Deal, as well as several of the UN Sustainable development goals (SDGs). .. read more..

Local Green Deals - A blueprint for action
Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Cities and regions are called to support the transition and deliver the European Green Deal at the local level – a Local Green Deal (LGD). .. read more..

The place of regions in the European Union
Wednesday, May 12, 2021

The current pandemic has highlighted the fundamental role of regional and local authorities in delivering healthcare and social and economic recovery. They will continue to bring their added-value to the key EU policies, in particular in the green and digital transitions, and in rebuilding trust ... .. read more..

Preparing Europe for climate change: Reinforcing climate adaptation in the re...
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

The European Green Deal is a unique opportunity for Europe to step up its ambition and ensure that the EU can become climate neutral by 2050 and climate adaptation goes alongside mitigation in achieving this goal. .. read more..

144th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for their 144th plenary session on 5-7 May 2021. The session will include, among others, statements from António Costa, Prime Minister of Portugal, David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament. .. read more..

Just Transition platform meeting – Coal regions virtual week and Carbon-inten...
Monday, April 19, 2021

The European Commission invites stakeholders from EU coal, carbon and fossil fuel-intensive regions to the 3rd meeting of the Just Transition platform. .. read more..

Smart specialisation for recovery
Wednesday, March 31, 2021

The European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) jointly organise this online workshop, which aims to explore how smart specialisation can be an effective tool to help territories recover from the current pandemic-induced crisis and discover ne... .. read more..

143rd plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Thursday, March 4, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for the 143rd plenary session on 17, 18 and 19 March 2021. .. read more..

EU SME Strategy one year on
Thursday, March 4, 2021

This webinar, jointly organised by EUROCHAMBRES and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), will analyse and review the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on SMEs and on the EU SME Strategy, assessing the strategy's main achievements 12 months after its publication and looking into SME-su... .. read more..

Protect our oceans: the challenge of Europe’s global leadership
Thursday, February 25, 2021

As one of the first contributions to the 2021-2030 United Nations’ Decade of ocean science for sustainable development, this European conference will take place the week following the 2021 World Oceans Day, at a time when global ocean governance is at a critical juncture. .. read more..

International Women’s Day 2021: For more women in politics
Thursday, February 18, 2021

On 8 March 2021, a one-day online conference entitled ‘For more women in politics’ will reflect on the issue of women's participation in local, regional and European politics. .. read more..

Online stakeholder consultation on delivering the sustainable development goa...
Thursday, February 18, 2021

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is drafting a new opinion on the sustainable development goals (SDGs), scheduled for adoption at the plenary session of 30 June 2021. .. read more..

Fostering resilient regional ecosystems to decarbonise industry: Strengthenin...
Thursday, February 18, 2021

Several challenges need to be addressed in order to reach climate neutrality in Europe's industry. This workshop, jointly organised by the European Committee of the Regions and Eurochambres, aims to identify these barriers and give a way forward for industry to successfully lead this transition. .. read more..

12th ARLEM plenary session and 2021 ARLEM Award ceremony
Thursday, February 18, 2021

The 12th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean regional and local assembly (ARLEM) will take place on Monday 22 February 2021. .. read more..

142nd plenary meeting of the European Committee of the Regions
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet remotely for their 142nd plenary session. .. read more..

Entrepreneurial societies make resilient regions
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Organisation for economic cooperation and development (OECD) and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) are jointly organising this webinar. .. read more..

Financing the renovation wave
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The Green Deal is a unique opportunity for Europe to step up its ambition and ensure that the EU can become climate neutral by 2050 and renovating the European building stock will play a crucial role in achieving this goal. .. read more..

A European rural agenda urgently needed for rural areas after COVID-19 crisis
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

The current pandemic crisis has exposed and exacerbated the consequences of a number of longstanding threats faced by rural areas, and has added to the urgency for rural revival in regions across the EU. On the other side, the pandemic can encourage more local consumption and production patterns,... .. read more..

Cross-border territories on the frontline of the Covid-19
Tuesday, November 3, 2020

Under the high patronage of the President of the French Republic Emmanuel Macron, the 1st Borders Forum, organised by the Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière (MOT), in partnership with the European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions, will be held on 9 and 10 November 2020 en... .. read more..

Launch event of the Green City Accord
Friday, October 9, 2020

This high-level event, jointly organised by the European Commission (DG Environment) and the Platform for cooperation on environment of the European Committee of the regions (CoR), will see the launch of the Green City Accord. .. read more..

The role of the Sustainable Development Goals in the crisis recovery
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is organising, together with the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), EUROCITIES, Regions4 and Platforma, a workshop on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) during the European Week of Regions and Cities. .. read more..

140th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Monday, September 28, 2020

The members of the European Committee of the Regions will meet in the 140th plenary session on 12, 13 and 14 October 2020 in the Charlemagne Building of the European Commission. .. read more..

The impact of COVID-19 on apprenticeships – The role of regions and cities
Monday, September 28, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission - European Alliance for Apprenticeships (EAfA) are organising this joint webinar with the support of the German Presidency of the Council of the EU. .. read more..

What is the role of young people in the future of Europe?
Thursday, September 10, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions’ (CoR) Bureau meeting on 11 September will include an online event with students, young people and young local politicians from across Europe. .. read more..

6th RegHub workshop
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

On 10 and 11 September 2020, this 6th workshop will be part of RegHub's better regulation conference, hosted alongside the European Committee of the Regions’ (CoR) External Bureau meeting in Düsseldorf, Germany. .. read more..

139th plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The members of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) will meet online in their 139th plenary session on 30 June, 1 and 2 July 2020 via Interactio (remote meeting). .. read more..

EuroPCom 2020
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

EuroPCom, the European public communication conference, is the largest annual meeting point for experts in the field of public communication and jointly organised by the EU institutions in Brussels. .. read more..

5th RegHub workshop
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

This workshop will take stock of the European Commission's decision on the Fit for Future platform and subsequent better regulation communication. It will also focus on the impact on the Commission's policies of the first RegHub consultation, on public procurement. .. read more..

Joint CoR-OECD webinar: The impact of the COVID-19 on EU regions and cities
Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having enormous repercussions in the EU. In addition to the human and social cost, economies and public finances are under considerable strain. .. read more..

The impact of the COVID-19 on EU regions and cities
Thursday, May 28, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is having enormous repercussions in the EU. In addition to the human and social cost, economies and public finances are under considerable strain. .. read more..

3rd ENVE (Environment, Climate change and Energy) Commission meeting
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

The ENVE commission meeting foresees a debate with Virginius Sinkevičius, EU Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries on the reviewed 2020 Work Programme and on the Green Recovery Plan (tbc). .. read more..

Europe's border regions and the European Green Deal
Monday, March 23, 2020

The European Green Deal is a new growth strategy that aims to transform the European Union into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, resource-efficient and competitive economy where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic growth is decoupled from resourc... .. read more..

New green deal and new industrial policy : a new agenda for maritime industries
Wednesday, March 4, 2020

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has supported development of the blue economy as an instrument for the creation of jobs and growth on multiple occasions through opinions and in the resolutions concerning the Committee's priorities. Advanced maritime technologies are key economic drive... .. read more..

European Week of Regions and Cities 2020
Tuesday, February 18, 2020

The European Week of Regions and Cities 2020 will offer to participants more than 500 digital working sessions to discover over 3 consecutive weeks in October, covering various topics along the following thematic priorities: .. read more..

Sustainable urban mobility : How to get people out of their cars
Tuesday, December 10, 2019

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) are organising a conference on ‘How to get people out of their cars’. .. read more..

Young elected politicians (YEP) united for climate
Friday, November 29, 2019

Under the heading 'European Green Deal', the European Commission's President-elect, Ursula von der Leyen, has placed Europe's decarbonisation and climate neutrality at the top of her political priorities. Yet Europe's sustainable energy transition will only be successful with the full involvement... .. read more..

Go local: Supporting regions, cities and rural areas in migrants’ integration
Friday, November 15, 2019

The conference, jointly organised by the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission, will gather around 400 representatives mostly from towns, cities, and regions to exchange on effective actions for the inclusion of migrants in our communities. .. read more..

Stakeholder consultation on stepping up EU action to protect and restore the ...
Friday, November 15, 2019

The increasing demands from a growing global population for food, feed, bioenergy, timber, and other commodities are the main drivers of deforestation. In our increasingly interconnected and globalised world, our rate of consumption, individually and locally, has an impact at the other side of th... .. read more..

New role for cities and regions in promoting entrepreneurship and SMEs
Friday, November 15, 2019

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is organising an external seminar on the new role for regions and cities in promoting entrepreneurship and SMEs on 27 November 2019 in Helsinki and Espoo (Finland). The seminar is an integral part of the European Commission's annual SME Assembly. .. read more..

The state of democracy in East-Central Europe – 30 years after the fall of th...
Friday, November 15, 2019

This event is co-organised by the European Committee of the Regions and the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA). It aims at commemorating 30 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall and reviewing the past and current state of democracy in East-Centra... .. read more..

Circular Plastics Alliance - packaging working group
Friday, November 15, 2019

The Circular Plastics Alliance was launched in December 2018 by the European Commission, with the support of First Vice-President Timmermans and Vice-President Katainen, to build on the momentum gained with the European campaign for voluntary commitments by industry to produce and use more recycl... .. read more..

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