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The European Week of Regions and Cities 2024 is taking shape!

On 22 May , the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy and the European Committee of the Regions welcomed the partners of this 22nd edition of the #EURegionsWeek. The meeting was dedicated to shaping this upcoming edition. Here is what to expect this year: 102 sessions focused on empowering regions; new innovative formats as PechaKucha, Living Library; Interactive Activities: Enjoy tastings and explore various stands showcasing regional delicacies; High-level EU...

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Partners' meeting

The application process for the 2024 EURegionsWeek has come to an end. Congratulations to all selected partners! As challenging as it was to select the partners, we are pleased with both the quality and quantity of applications. EURegionsWeek 2024 will most definitely benefit from their contribution. We are looking forward to the upcoming partners' meeting on the 22 of May , which aims to equip selected partners with all the essential information to ensure this year's event is another great...

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Call for partners closed

The call for partners for the EURegionsWeek 2024 is now closed. We received over 400 applications: thanks for your enthusiasm! The evaluation process is now ongoing and the list of retained partners will be communicated on 15 May. Successful applicants are kindly invited to save the date of 22 May 2024, when the partners' meeting will take place.

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Deadline for applications has been extended

The deadline for applications to the EURegionsWeek 2024 has been extended to 05 April at 12:00 (Brussels time). All applicants will have more time to submit or modify their application. Resolved Issues : We have successfully addressed three key issues you were encountering in your application process: 1. Encoding of Speakers/Moderators/Collaborators : Your encoded data are securely saved in the system . Do not worry, even if it is not immediately visible for you in your application form, we have...

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Find a partner

Are you looking for regional and/or local authorities to compose a Regional Partnership? Would you like to join a Regional Partnership and let other partners know about your availability? Increase your chances of finding other local and regional authorities with whom you can submit a proposal: Fill in the Partner search tool . Remember – the deadline to submit an application is 5 April 2024, 12:00 CET.

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Join us for the 22nd edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities!

Preparations for the #EURegionsWeek 2024 have officially started! The two co-organisers, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy and the European Committee of the Regions, officially launched the new edition during the kick-off meeting on 22 February. After a warm welcome to the onsite and online participants, the organisers presented the main themes of this year's edition and its key milestones. To know more about requirements and how to apply, please visit...

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EURegionsWeek 2024 kick-off meeting

We are busy shaping the 22nd edition of the EURegionsWeek! Under the motto " Empowering communities ", this edition will focus on four themes: " Competitiveness and convergence: two sides of the same coin ", " Regions strengthening European Democracy ", " Smart and sustainable growth for regions ", " Regions got talent ". The kick-off meeting will take place on the 22nd February from 10:00 - 11:30 CET and EURegionsWeek organisers will present this year's edition and novelties. Register here for...

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SUPREME Italia: Tackling labour exploitation through a collaborative approach

Dignity, cooperation, opportunity: these keywords can explain the core of the SUPREME Italia project. At the European Committee of the Regions, during the closing conference of the second funding phase of the programme, many speakers highlighted how it turned out to be a success in the last four years. SUPREME is promoted by the five Southern Italy regions of Sicily, Apulia, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania and has involved the cooperation of many other entities, such as the Italian Government...

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Discovering the Azores

Discover the Azores' Culinary Delights: A Taste of Paradise the Azores archipelago’s nine islands, located in the center of the Atlantic Ocean, take a voyage by land and by water and discover a hidden jewel for foodies. With its lush landscapes, volcanic soil, and plentiful seafood, this Portuguese paradise provides a one-of-a-kind gastronomic experience that will excite your taste senses. The Azores are famous for their tasty and fresh seafood. The inhabitants have perfected the technique of...

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Aiming a gender equal environment in the green transition: the role of micro-credentials

In recent years, micro-credentials have been used often in the labor market to enhance specific skills. However, could they address the digital and green skill gaps to reduce gender discrimination in the labor market? If so, how? ‘’Gender equality always matters, but even more so in going green”, according to the first speaker, Sylvia Liuti, Gender Equality Expert and Italian National Board Coordinator, EfVET. Liuti presented a study of the University of Urbino in five Italian companies, which...

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