CoR MOOC 2016: EU budget and funding for regions and cities

31/10/2016 09/12/2016 Brussels - online

EU budget and funding for regions and cities - a free open online course (MOOC)

The 2016-2017 free massive open online course (MOOC) of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) focused on 'EU budget and funding for regions and cities'. The course was co-created with the European Investment Bank and the European Commission – DG REGIO and DG BUDG.

 

The course started on Monday 31st October 2016, and all material remained available online until July 2017. Studying time was about 1 hour/week. Each week, a live expert debate took place at the CoR, and was web-streamed live on the course platform:

 

• Live Debate 1: Friday 4th November 2016, 13:00-14:15

Title: Urban Agenda for the EU

- Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, Eurocities  

- Dr. Angelika Poth-Mögele, Executive Director European Affairs, CEMR

- Sebastian Marx, CEO, Gothenburg European Office

Moderator: Wolfgang Petzold, Dep​​uty Director for Communication, European Committee of the Regions

Watch the streaming from Live Debate 1 ​

 

• Live Debate 2: Thursday 10th November 2016, 13:00-14:15

Title: The EU budget 2014-2020 and its programmes

- Juan Jose Lopez Lledo, Head of Unit CAP and structural policies, European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
- Thilo Maurer, Budget Officer, European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget
- Victoria Gil Casado, Head of Unit Programme management and implementing contracts, European Commission, Directorate-General for the Budget

Moderator: Katie Owens, European Committee of the Regions​
Watch the streaming from Live Debate 2​​

• Live Debate 3: Friday 18th November 2016, 13:00-14:15

Title: Implementation of the European Structural and Investment Funds
- Eric von Breska, European Commission, director for Policy, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy
- Hugh Goldsmith, Head of Unit, European Investment Bank, JASPERS
 
Moderator: Wolfgang Petzold, Deputy Director for Communication, European Committee of the Regions

Watch the streaming from Live Debate 3

 

• Live Debate 4: Friday 25th November 2016, 13:00-14:15 

Title: EIB Financing Instruments and the Investment Plan for Europe
- Sebastian Hyzyk, Regional Development, EIB
- Matthieu Bertrand, Operations - EFSI, EIB
- Emily Smith, Advisory Services, EIB
Moderator: Shirin Wheeler, Principal Advisor International Media, EIB

Watch the streaming from Live Debate 4

 

• Live Debate 5: Friday 2nd December 2016, 13:00-14:15 

Title: Smart Cities
- Bror Salmelin, Adviser for Innovation Systems, European Commission Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology
Anja Katalin De Cunto, Funding and Financing Coordinator, Eurocities

Moderator: Martin Gosset, Communication directorate, European Committee of the Regions

Watch the streaming from Live Debate 5​​

 

• Live Debate 6: Thursday 8th December 2016, 12:15-13:30

Title: The future of the EU budget and the post-2020 prospects

- Luc Van den Brande, former President and current member of the European Committee of the Regions

- Jorge Nunez Ferrer, CEPS, Expert to the High-level Group on own resources

Moderator: Michele Cercone, Head of Unit Events, European Committee of the Regions
Watch the streaming from Live Debate 6​

The course is open to anyone who is interested in EU and regional and local affairs, free of charge and online.

For more information, please contact: martin.gosset@cor.europa.eu.​

 

Contact:
Contact Person: Martin Gosset
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Email: martin.gosset@cor.europa.eu