Secretary General meets with a delegation of regional politicians from Pardubice region in the Czech Republic  
On Friday 16 June, the Secretary General met with a delegation of regional politicians from Pardubice region in the Czech Republic, led by Mr Ladislav Valtr, to discuss several topics of high interest for their region, and to present them activities and political objectives of the CoR.
 
 
The main focus of the discussion was put on the ongoing debate about the future of the cohesion policy, as well as on how to better communicate and engage with EU citizens.
 
The Secretary General stressed the importance to organize local debates with citizens and presented the online tool developed by the CoR for this purpose. 
 
Second part of the discussion was dedicated to the possible impact of Brexit on Europe's local and regional authorities and on the sensitive issue of migration and solidarity between the EU member states.