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Cohesion policy - 21.12.2003
CEMR Cohesion policy forum - Brussels, 29 January 2004
CEMR's first policy forum on cohesion policy, entitled 'Cohesion policy: new perspectives for an enlarged Europe" will take place on Thursday 29th January 2004 in Brussels.
EU Commissioner for regional policy, Michel Barnier, will speak at the forum, alongside the chair of the European parliament's regional policy committee, Paolo Costa.
The third Cohesion report, giving the Commission's plans for the future of cohesion policy for the years 2007 - 2013, should be adopted by the Commission on 28th January, i.e. the day before our Forum.
Other speakers include the chair of the French association of CCRE, Louis Le Pensec; a representative from the Irish presidency; the deputy chair of the European parliament's employment and social affairs committee, Marie-Hélène Gillig; Jean-Charles Leygues and Elisabeth Helander, directors at the DG Regional policy.
The forum will take place at International Trade Union House (ITUH) : 5, Boulevard du Roi ALbert II, in Brussels.
For the full programme, please click here.
The specific aim of our Policy Forums is to bring together elected members from across Europe with a specific interest in the subject-matter, to debate key European policy issues, and to help in developing CEMR policy orientations. They are also open to officers, but the emphasis is on elected members.
Advisor - Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion, Local Finances
Tel : +32 2 213 86 93
Skype : marine.gaudron