All sessions

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Thematic Sessions

This year, the European Week of Regions and Cities is spreading over three consecutive weeks, each dedicated to one timely topic: Empowering Citizens, Cohesion & Cooperation, Green Europe.

Click on the theme you want to browse to have the overview of the related sessions:


Main sessions

Monday 5 to Sunday 11 October18:30 - 19:00  “Together, We have built Europe” - Forum: Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 Episode 6 Episode 7
Monday 12 October

11:00 - 12:30 Debate on the EU Annual Regional and Local Barometer
14:30 - 16:30 Opening Session
18:00 - 19:00 Citizens’Dialogue

Tuesday 13 October

09:30 - 10:30 The Megalizzi – Niedzielski prize for aspiring journalists

Wednesday 14 October

19:00 - 20:00 Regiostars Ceremony

Thursday 15 October

14:15 - 15:15 Closing Ceremony

Monday 19 October

10:30 - 11:30 The official opening of the 2020 EU Green Week



The Publications Office of the European Union organises in close collaboration with the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy the EU Datathon 2020.

The competition is intended to highlight the potential of linking EU data and regional data as well as to promote innovation and digital transformation opportunities by using open data.

Register for the final competition on 15 October

Side events

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest event on EU regional and urban policy, open to all stakeholders. It attracts thousands of practitioners and experts to discuss EU Cohesion Policy. Every year, a number of side events take place around the event.