Regional Review | October 2016
European Week of Regions and Cities, ESI funds, Knowledge-based Economy, protecting the Eastern Partnership, future of Cohesion Policy and more...
European regional policy Commissioner Corina Crețu graces the cover of this year’s Regional Review, giving us a preview of European Week of Regions and Cities.
This year's conference’s will focus on urban policy, coming on the back of the EU's Urban Agenda launch in May. Crețu explains that, “European Week of Regions and Cities will involve up to 5000 participants in around 120 workshops, debates and networking opportunities from 10 to 13 October”.
We also have Committee of the Regions President Markku Markkula asking whether the EU can "make a difference in tackling Europe's investment gap" by integrating Cohesion policy structural and investment funding with other financial instruments.
With comment and analysis on the key issues of this year's conference from EU policymakers and regional stakeholders, there's something for everyone in our special issue of the Parliament Magazine's Regional Review.
In today’s highly diversified and segmented labour market, how can we ensure that access to social protection is balanced across all types of worker, asks Denis Pennel.
Urban regeneration is not an easy task, but when sustainable energy is involved, it becomes more complicated. FosterREG shows how to overcome difficulties, says Paweł Nowakowski.
Rolf Tarrach outlines what the future of Europe could look like from the Universities perspective.