– Representative of Technical University of Denmark
– Participated in different workshops
Read Experience in European Parliament OPEN DAYS 2011 in Krydsfelt on Page 8. (Krydsfelt is the student magazine of Technical University of Denmark)
- Event Description
Between 10 and 13 October 2011, the Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission’s Regional Policy DG (DG REGIO) will organise the 9th OPEN DAYS – European Week of Regions and Cities. Coinciding with the CoR plenary session on Monday 10 October in the EP Hemicycle, CoR members will be able to attend the OPEN DAYS from the very start. That session will again be co-organised with the meeting of the EP’s Committee on Regional Development.
For 2011, CoR and DG REGIO have teamed up with 206 regions and cities from 35 countries -organised in 23 geographical and thematic partnerships – as well as with financial institutions,European associations and companies. Some 6 000 politicians, regional and local experts and academics are expected at about 100 seminars and debates in Brussels.
Open Days Theme
Under the headline “Investing in Europe’s future: Regions and cities delivering smart, sustainable and inclusive growth”, the OPEN DAYS 2011 will fall in a period during which the European Commission’s legislative proposals on cohesion policy post-2013 and the debate about size, duration and priorities of the forthcoming Multi-annual Financial Framework will dominate the political agenda. This will happen against the backdrop of continued efforts at all levels of governance to exit the financial and economic crisis and the 2nd year of implementation of the Europe 2020 strategy. In anticipating this situation, the OPEN DAYS 2011 will be organised around three thematic priorities: