We would like to invite you to participate and engage in the European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek).
EURegionsWeek is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy. It has grown to become a unique communication and networking platform, bringing together regions and cities from all over Europe, including politicians, administrators, experts and academics. The 20th edition of the event will provide an opportunity to debate on keeping communities connected, exchanging best practices and ideas between partners and participants on four themes:
UBC-hosted workshop session: Effective policies for inclusion in cities during and after the war in Ukraine.
The event will take place on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM.
It will be an online event hosted on Zoom. (Europe/Brussels Time), duration – 1h 30min,
The workshop will address the roles of regional and local authorities in challenges emerging from the war in Ukraine. Municipalities within the EU and neighboring countries have a crucial role in fostering social inclusion and cooperation on regional level and they can facilitate the transition for refugees from Ukraine. What tools and strategies have cities developed in response to the crisis and what tools or resources are most valuable now?
Mr. Mantas Jurgutis, President, Union of the Baltic Cities;
Mr. Kaspars Varpins, City of Liepaja & UBC Safe Cities Commission Chairman;
Mr. Piotr Grzelak, Deputy Mayor City of Gdansk, Inclusive policies in business, education, ICT;
Ms. Kateryna Priazhnikova, NGO Director.
Moderator: Marija Bumbak, Project officer, Out of The Box International
Registration for the event is needed.
You can register here.
We hope to see you there.