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Employment - 06.09.2005
Week of regions and cities (10-13 oct.): Regional growth and jobs
DG Regional Policy of the European Commission and the Committee of the Regions will host the 2005 European week of regions and cities, in Brussels, from 10 to 13 October.
Over 100 regional offices in Brussels will participate by organising various seminars.
The opening session, on 10 October, will focus on the new perspectives for the 2007-2013 regional policy. Speakers will include the European Commission president, Jose manuel Barroso; the EU Commissioner in charge of regional policy, Danut Hübner; the European Parliament president, Joesp Borrell; and the president of the Committee of the Regions, Peter Straub.
From 11 to 13 October, over 60 workshops and seminars will take place, on issues such as "green" innovation, regional governance, the Lisbon Agenda or the urban dimension of cohesion policy.