Discover the partners of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2017

This year the European Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban policy join forces with 13 other European Commission DGs, over 170 regions and cities grouped in 28 regional partnerships, and a number of other stakeholders to put together an interesting programme for the 15th European Week of Regions and Cities.

The selected partners will now fine-tune their workshops under the general heading "Regions and Cities working for a better future", with three sub-themes: "Building resilient regions and cities", "Regions and cities as change agents", and "Sharing knowledge to deliver results". More information will be available from 10 July, when the programme is published and online registration opens.

If you would like to know more before then, keep up-to-date via the event website, follow #EURegionsWeek on Twitter or Facebook, and join the #EURegionsWeek group on LinkedIn!

 

Background

The European Week of Regions and Cities (previously known as the "OPEN DAYS") is an annual four-day event on EU Regional Policy during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, by implement ing cohesion policy through the Structural Funds, and prove the importance of multilevel governance for good European governance. Launched in 2003, the European Week has become the key event on EU Regional Policy. It welcomes some 5 000 participants in October each year to take part in dozens of working sessions, project demonstrations, exhibitions and networking opportunities.