The 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities gathers national, local and regional leaders in Bucharest

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Source: European Committee of the Regions

The 8th European Summit of regions and Cities gathers national, local and regional leaders from across Europe to the Palace of the Romanian Parliament in Bucharest on 14-15 March 2019. The event is organized by the European Committee of the Regions, the Romanian presidency of the Council of the European Union, and the Association of Municipalities of Romania. The stakeholders will discuss the future of the European Union and how to involve the citizens more effectively in the European project through local and regional authorities. Mayors and regional leaders will adopt a declaration on the future of Europe in order to share their voice ahead of the European elections, and the next term of office of the EU institutions.

Here are some of the speakers of the event:

  • Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions
  • Corina Cretu, European Commissioner for Regional Policy
  • Gabriela Firea, Mayor of Bucharest
  • Michael Barnier, European Chief Negotiator of the United Kingdom Exiting the European Union
  • Phillipe Close, Mayor of the City of Brussels

Source: European Committee of the Regions