12–15 Oct 2020
|Title||European Week of Regions and Cities|
|Date||12 Oct 2020 0:00 - 15 Oct 2020 0:00|
|Organiser||European Commission | European Committee of the Regions|
|Contact||REGIO-EUREGIONSWEEK@ec.europa.eu | EURegionsWeek@cor.europa.eu|
The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy, attracting several thousand participants: government officials, representatives of private companies, financial institutions and European and national associations, as well as members of the European Committee of the Regions, members of the European Parliament, and national, regional and local politicians including young elected politicians. The themes for the 2020 edition are
- Green Europe
- Cohesion and Cooperation
- Empowering Citizens
The European Week of Regions and Cities aims to become a paperless and plastic-free event and to minimize its environmental impact.