The European Week of Regions and Cities is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to cohesion policy.
It has grown to become a neutral platform to discuss common challenges for Europe's regions and cities by bringing together a diverse community of speakers and participants.
In 2022, it reached a record number of almost 20,000 participants, 272 sessions, and 528 partners.
What is the purpose of the EURegionsWeek?
- To discuss common challenges for Europe's regions and cities and examine possible solutions by bringing together politicians, decision-makers, experts and practitioners of cohesion policy, as well as stakeholders from business, banking, civil society organisations, academia, the EU institutions and the media
- To provide a platform for capacity-building, learning and exchange of experience and good practice for those implementing EU cohesion policy and managing its financial instruments
- To facilitate cooperation and networking between regions and cities
- To feed into the debate on EU cohesion policy in a wider context, including recent research and views from third countries and international organisations