Invitation to 100 young elected local leaders
The Summit will also gather 100 young elected politicians from EU regions and cities to discuss the future of Europe.
Interested politicians being not older than 40 are invited to apply by 18 January 2019.
The list of selected young politicians will be finalised by the European Committee of the Regions and applicants will be informed accordingly.
President of the European Committee of the Regions
Prime Minister of Romania
President of the European Council (tbc)
President of the European Commission (tbc)
Robert Sorin Negoiță
President of the Romanian Delegation to the European Committee of the Regions
of the City of Brussels
Vasco Alves Cordeiro
of the Conference of
Peripheral and Maritime Regions of Europe and of the Regional Government of the Azores, Portugal
European Commissioner for
Minister-President of the German Speaking Community of
Belgium and President of the Association of European Border Regions
of the European Economic and Social Committee
First Vice-President of the CoR
Iñigo Urkullu Renteria
of the Regional Government of the Basque Country
Chairman of Riga City Council
President of Styria's Parliament
The EU's local and regional governments are key players in strengthening European democracy and identity.
Regions, cities and their leaders are important for the delivery of a sustainable, competitive and fair European Union.
Solidarity among EU Member States, regions and cities must be at the heart of the European Union to deliver an even more sustainable and competitive Europe.