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The Future of Cohesion Policy

Greens/EFA priorities

Registration for this event is now closed.

Simultaneous interpretation will be available in German, English, French and Lithuanian

09:00 - 09:30

Registration of the participants

09:30 - 10:00

Welcome and keynote speech

  • 09:30 - 09:45 - Opening remarks by MEP Monika VANA, Greens/EFA coordinator for regional affairs
  • 09:45 - 10:00 - Keynote address by Nicola Francesco DOTTI, Researcher in Regional Economics and Policy Studies


10:00 - 11:15

Panel 1: A Cohesion policy that works for citizens & local communities

Chairs: MEP Monika VANA & MEP Bronis ROPÉ

  • Giedrius SURPLYS, Lithuanian vice-minister of interior
  • Daniela URSCHITZ, Expert from the EU-Strategy for the Danube Region

Q&A session


11:15 - 12:45

Panel 2: Local development & the circular economy

Chairs: MEP Davor SKRLEC & MEP Terry REINTKE

  • Slaven DOBROVIC, Croatian MP and former minister of environment and energy
  • Börje WICHERT, Director Regional Business Development Wirtschaftsförderung Metropole Ruhr

Q&A session


12:45 - 13:00

Concluding remarks



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