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SAVE THE DATE: “State of the European Union: the view of regions and cities” on 9 October

It will coincide with the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities

  • September 25, 2018 12:30
  • Author Monika Dimitrova
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Source: European Committee of the Regions

On 9 October 2018, 15:00 CET, the president of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Karl-Heinz Lambertz, will give his address on the "State of the European Union: the View of its Regions and Cities". It will coincide with the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities and the adoption of the CoR opinion on the future of Europe. Among others, the President will address the question on how regional and local leaders can help to make the European Union democratically more accountable and regain citizens' trust in its institutions.

Karl-Heinz Lambertz was elected as President of the European Committee of the Regions in July 2017 after serving a two-and-a-half-year term as First Vice-President. He has been a CoR member since 2001 and was President of the CoR's PES Group (2011- 2015). Since 2000, he has been a Member of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe in which he is currently Vice-President.

Source: European Committee of the Regions