The 9th meeting of the COTER commission will take place online (via Interactio) on Tuesday 22 June 2021 from 11:00 to 16:30 (Brussels time).
Please see attached Agenda.
COTER members will be invited to discuss and vote the following opinion:
- Effectively engaging local and regional authorities in the preparation of the Partnership Agreements and Operational Programmes for the 2021-2027 period, by Rapporteur Mr. Juraj DROBA (SK/ECR)
An exchange of views on one Opinion will also take place:
- The gender dimension of structural and cohesion funds 2021-2027, with a focus on the preparation of the operational programmes, by Rapporteur Ms. Donatella PORZI (IT/PES)
The State of Play of the European Week of Cities and Regions will be presented by Ian BARBER, Director for Communication at the CoR, followed by a debate with members.
Two debates will also take place:
- Update on the European Year of Rail 2021, including statements by:
Matthew BALDWIN, Deputy Director-General at DG MOVE, European Commission).
João JESUS CAETANO, Counsellor at the Permanent Representation of Portugal to the European Union
Conor GILLIGAN, Trainee at the COTER commission of the CoR ("The EYR and the Y-factor project").
- CoR Cooperation with OECD, including a presentation by Lamia KAMAL-CHAOUI, Director of the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs, Regions and Cities)
All meeting documents are available at the Members' Portal.
The link to participate in the COTER meeting as a viewer/observer is https://broadcaster.interactio.eu/join/xigh-prwc-ngu3