Tirana Connectivity Forum 2021
Thursday, October 7, 2021

Tirana Connectivity Forum is an annual benchmark that gathers different stakeholders and policy-makers involved in EU Enlargement, Regional Cooperation and Connectivity dynamics. .. read more..

Strengthening technology transfer in the EU – Focus on the Western Balkans an...
Thursday, August 26, 2021

In parallel to the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, the European Commission’s Joint research centre (JRC) and Area science park will jointly organise a hybrid conference on technology transfer, taking place on 17-19 November 2021 in Trieste and online. .. read more..

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..

Covenant of Mayors ceremony 2021
Monday, August 23, 2021

The Covenant of Mayors ceremony 2021 will be an opportunity to discuss a new chapter of the Covenant of Mayors initiative, with a new political commitment to reach climate neutrality by 2050, organised around 4 main topics: commit, engage, act, and network. These topics will be reflected in a ser... .. read more..

International conference: Smart villages for a green, digital and resilient E...
Monday, July 26, 2021

The main purpose of this international conference will be to present achievements, initiatives, policy solutions and examples of best practice from Slovenia and the EU in the field of smart villages, especially in the context of the discussions on the ‘Long-term vision for rural areas’ of the Eur... .. 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..

Access City Award 2022
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

EU cities with over 50 000 inhabitants have the opportunity to present their innovative and forward-thinking actions and strategies to become barrier-free and better cities for everyone to live and work. .. read more..

9th Conference on the Evaluation of EU Cohesion Policy “Shaping Transitions w...
Tuesday, July 13, 2021

The Conference will provide an opportunity to stress the importance of evidence-based policy in a fast-changing world, in view of the launch of the evaluation of cohesion policy’s 2014-2020 investments over the next year. .. 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..

Challenges of the digital and new EU economy
Monday, June 14, 2021

Digitalisation is high on the EU policy agenda, with 2 flagship programmes: the Digital Services Act (DSA) and the Digital Markets Act (DMA). .. read more..

Annual meeting of the Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Wester...
Thursday, June 10, 2021

The Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine invites all interested stakeholders to join its annual meeting. The aim of the event is to support open, multi-stakeholder dialogue on coal phase out and just transition towards sustainable energy sources in Bosnia a... .. 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..

Smart Cities Marketplace forum
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

This year's edition of the Smart Cities Marketplace forum will be an official partner event of the EU Green Week. It will be linked to the EU action plan toward a zero pollution ambition as a key action of the European Green Deal. .. 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..

Clean energy for EU islands forum
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

The first forum of phase II of the ‘Clean energy for EU islands’ secretariat will present practical steps towards the decarbonisation of EU islands and showcase ongoing and completed clean energy projects on islands. The 2-day event will be a knowledge hub on the EU clean energy transition on isl... .. 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..

Southern and Central Europe after the crisis: indispensable partners of the E...
Thursday, March 4, 2021

This conference is part of a cycle of conferences organised by the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU, called ‘Europe after the pandemic: How to overcome the crisis, deepen the European project, rebuild the transatlantic link, and restore cohesion after the pandemic?’. .. read more..

Launch of the Atlantic Center
Tuesday, March 2, 2021

This event is the official presentation of the Atlantic Centre, a multinational initiative led by Portugal and dealing with security analysis, dialogue, and capacity building focusing on the whole of the Atlantic. .. 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..

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..

2021-2027 technical seminars: webinar on REACT-EU
Thursday, January 14, 2021

In the framework of the programming seminars to prepare managing authorities for the next multiannual financial framework, the European Commission is organising a technical webinar on programming of the REACT-EU resources as part of the Next Generation EU, including in relation to cohesion policy... .. read more..

5th annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region (EUSAIR)
Thursday, January 14, 2021

The 5th annual forum of the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian region (EUSAIR) will be virtually held under the slogan ‘Strengthening the resilience of the Adriatic and Ionian region through cooperation’. .. read more..

EIT urban mobility summit 2020
Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The European institute of innovation and technology’s (EIT) urban mobility summit will take place this December as a virtual event and will bring together partners, stakeholders from all sectors, policymakers and scientific experts. .. 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..

European conference on housing policy
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

At the European conference on housing policy, the results of the research project “Housing policies in the EU” will be presented to European expert circles. The research project aims at providing an overview of policy objectives and current housing policies in EU member states. .. read more..

Archaeological world heritage sites – cross-border conservation, communicatio...
Wednesday, November 4, 2020

The conference will be held on 5 and 6 November 2020 at the denkmal trade fair for historic monument conservation in Leipzig. It will address the sustainable protection of archaeological world heritage sites in Europe. .. 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..

Interreg annual event 2020
Friday, October 9, 2020

This is the biggest event on the Interreg calendar bringing together managing authorities and joint secretariats of all Interreg programmes, to discuss challenges and opportunities for cooperation with the European Commission. This year, the event will take place virtually. .. 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..

Clean energy for EU islands online forum
Tuesday, September 29, 2020

The clean energy for EU islands forum will take place online this year, due to current health and travel restrictions. .. 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..

Outermost regions forum 2020: Together for a sustainable future
Friday, September 11, 2020

The virtual 2020 Outermost regions forum ‘Together for a sustainable future’ organised by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) will be held virtually over the afternoons of 12-14 October 2020 from Brussels. .. read more..

Urban Mobility Days 2020 – Zero-emission mobility for all
Friday, September 11, 2020

The European Commission is organising the first Urban Mobility Days. The virtual conference merges the CIVITAS Forum conference and the European conference on sustainable urban mobility plans (SUMPs) into a single event for the most important urban mobility topics. .. read more..

Launch of ‘Communities for future’
Friday, September 11, 2020

This online event will explore the potential of communities to revive local economies as we emerge from the pandemic, but in a way that also takes account of the deepening climate and ecological emergency and the urgent need for a deeper societal transformation. .. read more..

United in development: Intergenerational and territorial justice
Thursday, September 10, 2020

The hybrid conference ‘United in development: Intergenerational and territorial justice’ will gather panelists of the Open Eyes Economy Congress and representatives of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). .. 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..

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