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 European Union policies, in particular in the green and digital transitions, and in rebuilding trust with citizens.
Conference on the Future of Europe
gives an opportunity to reflect on the functioning of democracy within the EU, and to reinforce how regional and local authorities take part in the EU's decision-making processes, based on the principles of subsidiarity and proportionality.
This high-level, online event saw representatives from the EU and from national and regional parliaments and governments, discussing the future role of regions in the EU. View the agenda here: Agenda
The event ended with the adoption of the Declaration
The place of regions in the European Union architecture
. Read the Declaration
If your region or association wishes to endorse this declaration, and have its logo added below the declaration text, please submit details via this online form.
Watch the event again in English on YouTube: