Regional Review | October 2015
Open Days, Smart Cities, Interreg 25th anniversary, Improving Cohesion Policy and more...
European regional policy Commissioner Corina Crețu graces the cover of this year’s Regional Review, giving us a preview of Open Days 2015.
The conference’s slogan is, “Europe’s regions and cities: partners for investment and growth”. Creu explains that, “this year’s discussions will build on the reformed cohesion policy, which will unlock up to €351.8bn over the next few years”.
We also have Committee of the Regions President Markku Markkula writing about the need for “local leaders who can inspire change, reinvigorate our economies and promote innovation”.
And MEP Lambert van Nistelrooij, who will speak at this year’s Open Days conference, talks about how city and regional policymakers can work together to create ‘smart cities’.
Cécile Kashetu Kyenge Interview, Gender Equality, Health and Safety, Future of Food, Spirit Drinks Regulation, Brexit, Energy Labelling, Plastics Strategy, 5 questions with Antanas Guoga and more...
European Week of Regions and Cities 2017, Karl-Heinz Lambertz Interview, Future of Europe, Erasmus, Corina Creţu interview, Cohesion Policy, RegioStars, Regional Focus on Brittany, Markku Markkula...
German Greens/EFA group MEP, Sven Giegold says new transparency rules will spell an end to ‘too much closeness”’ between politics and big business.
Rolf Tarrach outlines what the future of Europe could look like from the Universities perspective.
Max Bank explains why MEPs must fight against 'excessive lobbying influence' of banks and business.
Raising awareness and ensuring transparency are key factors in determining successful energy-efficient urban regeneration, says Paweł Nowakowski.