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Coal regions high-level conference

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Start date : 09/10/2019
End date : 09/10/2019
Where: 
CoR (room JDE62), Brussels, Belgium
European Commission, European Committee of the Regions,
Energy, environment and climate, EU regional and urban development,

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) together with the European Commission - DG REGIO, German Coal regions North Rhine-Westphalia, Free State of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg, Polish Coal region Silesia, Representation of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia to the EU, Spanish Coal regions Asturias, Castilla y León, Aragón is organising a this high-level conference which will examine the need for a structural response to the transition of coal regions and the potential role of cohesion policy for this.

The conference will focus on the clean energy transition, including regional exit strategies from coal, focusing on the specific needs at regional level. It will gather national ministers, members of the European Parliament, the European Commission and high-level representatives from regions (Prime ministers or ministers).

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