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In this section you will find out more on the Committee of the Regions and the Europe 2020 strategy.

Committee of the Regions and Europe 2020


The EU strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth, includes 7 Flagship Initiatives.

How does the Committee of the Regions contribute ?

  • Adoption of opinions
  • Publication of annual Monitoring Reports.
  • Organisation of conferences on the Flagship Initiatives

eu2020-monitoring-platform-logo.jpgThe CoR's Europe 2020 Monitoring Platform, a group of over 160 cities and regions from the 27 EU Member states, monitors how Europe 2020 is implemented on the ground, promoting the exchange of good practices.

The Platform looks at whether the EU, national, regional and local levels of government work in partnership to achieve the Europe 2020 goals. It also monitors whether these goals are applied in a manner that takes into account territorial differences across the EU.

The Platform is mobilised to support the CoR in the preparation of the mid-term review of Europe 2020, due in 2014.

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Opinions currently in discussion


  • Internet policy and governance
    Internet policy and governance
    26.06.2014
    Local and regional authorities are important players in the field of internet policy. The Committee of the Regions decided therefore to draw up an opinion on "Internet policy and governance" following the publication of the relevant Communication by ...

  • Measures to support the creation of high-tech startups
    Measures to support the creation of high-tech startups
    26.06.2014
    Consistent in its work to promote innovation and entrepreneurship, the Committee of the Regions is drafting an own-initiative opinion on "Measures to support the creation of high-tech startups".

  • Disability, Sport and Leisure
    Disability, Sport and Leisure
    11.09.2013 | Europe 2020
    The Committee of the Regions (CoR) is drafting an own-initiative opinion on "Disability, Sport and Leisure", seen as a major element of the Sport for All project, part of the Europe 2020 strategy.

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