Skip to main content
European Week of Regions and Cities

News

Habemus partners for the #EURegionsWeek 2022!

The organisers would like to thank all the applicants who dedicated time and efforts to submit very high quality applications. The evaluation committees have worked hard to select the 300 best applications for this year's edition. The selection process has not been easy with so many interesting sessions! Unfortunately, as happens every year not all have made it to the official programme. The first Partners' Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 31 May from 10:30 to 12:00 (Brussels time). The meeting...

Read more
The call for side events 2022 is now open

Would you like to organise a side event of the #EURegionsWeek 2022? The side events are related to the thematic priorities of the #EURegionsWeek 2022 and they must be organised between 10 October and 10 November 2022. Side events can be organised in a hybrid or digital format. Partners are kindly encouraged to organise their side events 2022 in the form of workshops or Info sessions to highlight the impact of cohesion policy on citizens' life, discuss the challenges for Europe brought by the...

Read more
Let’s discuss together the consequences of the Ukraine invasion

In the light of the crisis raised by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the #EURegionsWeek organisers invite all applicants to contribute to the discussion on the challenges emerging at European, regional and local level. The current emergency is having a broad impact on aspects such as management of migration flows or soaring of energy prices as well as on the four thematic areas of this year’s edition: green transition, territorial cohesion, digital transition and youth empowerment. Cohesion...

Read more
Join us for the 20th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities!

Preparations for the #EURegionsWeek 2022 have officially started! The two co-organisers, the European Commission's Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy and the European Committee of the Regions, officially launched the call for partners during the kick off meeting on 3 February. After a warm welcome to the +450 participants, the organisers presented the main themes of this year’s edition, key milestones and the application process and formats, including a special programme to...

Read more
EURegionsWeek 2022: join the kick off meeting!

We are busy shaping the 20th edition of the EURegionsWeek 2022. Year after year, the number of applications is increasing and it is therefore becoming even more challenging to keep high-level content. Thanks to all of you who have participated to the branding survey. On the above banner, you can see the EURegionWeek 2022 winning new branding , upon more than 2000 votes ! This edition will focus on 4 main themes: Green transition, Territorial Cohesion, Digital transition and Youth empowerment...

Read more
Vote for the EURegionsWeek 2022 branding

Together with our season’s greetings, we invite you to shape with us the EURegionsWeek 2022, 20th anniversary edition! The vote is yours for the EURegionsWeek new Branding 2022, do not miss the opportunity to contribute and vote by Friday 7 January ! Vote for the EURegionsWeek2022 branding Save the date: Thursday 3 February AM, EURegionsWeek 2022 kick off meeting

Read more
Psychological well-being during the pandemic

Mental health issues like anxiety, depression and other mood disturbances have always been common. However, during the pandemic, people’s mental health has significantly worsened. We’ve lost our freedom to socialize, there was a period in our life where we couldn’t meet our friends and that has taken a toll on our psychological well-being. But how bad is the situation? By Viktória Šiketová (Edited by Marta Silvia Viganò) The 2021 European Week for Cities and Regions featured the event Recover...

Read more
Watch EURegionsWeek again

Have you missed a session or would you like to watch it again? All recordings of the #EURegionsWeek 2021 sessions are now available! Browse the past edition programme or visit our Vimeo channel.

Read more
How citizen-led initiatives can revitalize small city centers

Small towns and villages suffer from a widespread disease, and a keen-eyed observer will not need these statistics to recognize this. Lower rates of educational offers, fewer job opportunities, more difficulties accessing public and private services, and even accessing leisure and cultural activity: small cities often mean great decline. By Clémence Maquet (Edited by Dinah Ahl) For many small towns, the increase in the average age and the urban exodus of their population over the years have had...

Read more
EURegionsWeek 2021, a record edition..again!

Under the heading "Together for recovery", the 19th edition of the #EURegionsWeek hit yet another record of participants: 17.600! With its 591 partners, 30 stands, 1261 speakers and moderators, 142 video testimonials, this year programme highlighted how cohesion policy and funding has helped communities navigate the COVID-19 crisis in countless ways – and how these are crucial for promoting long-term growth once the pandemic eases. More than 4000 messages - exchanged on the user-friendly...

Read more