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.
The EU has been urged to intervene over claims that Hungary is trying to silence civil society in the country.
Members of Parliament’s internal market and consumer protection are committed to ensuring the single market runs smoothly and meets the demands of an ever-changing world, writes Vicky Ford.
Some MEPs have been condemned over their calls for an EU-wide ban on the burka.
The European Parliament should reject the Fourth Railway Package's flawed and confusing trialogue compromise, argues Sabine Trier
We shouldn’t forget the importance of empowering educators in the fight against radicalisation, argue Alexandra Korn and Alexander Ritzmann.
PPI promotes new technologies, services and methods, and popularises them on the market, says Paweł Nowakowski.