As European Capital of Culture for 2020, Galway will share its experiences on the link between regional development and culture at the European Week of Regions and Cities, which will be organised by the European Commission in partnership with the Committee of the Regions in Brussels on 7-10 October.
The Irish Regions European Office (IREO) in Brussels recently announced that ‘Galway 2020 Capital of Culture’ will host a session as part of the official EWRC programme on 8 October. Together with colleagues from Danish and Dutch regions, Galway will share their experiences on the link between regional development and culture.
Over 6,000 participants and speakers from all over Europe are expected to gather together in Brussels for a programme of over 150 working sessions, exhibitions and networking events on regional and local development for this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities on 7-10 October.
2019 EWRC will focus on the following thematic priorities:
* The future of the EU and the roles of regions and cities
* A Europe closer to citizens
* A greener Europe
* A more socially integrated Europe
* A smarter Europe
* A more connected Europe
Each year the event brings together representatives from local and regional authorities, EU networks, universities and private practitioners working on regional and urban policies to showcase how regions and cities can tackle key challenges to implement the objectives of Cohesion Policy.