The European Committee of the Regions will participate actively in the European Development Days, which will take place in Brussels on 7-8 June under the topic "Investing in development".
During the EDDs, the CoR expects to raise awareness of the possibilities of working together with LRAs and giving them a prominent role in the formulation and implementation of programmes and projects, to be present in the signature of the reviewed European Consensus on Development, to cooperate with the UNDP in localising the Sustainable Development Goals and to announce and prepare the Assises of Decentralised Cooperation that will take place on 10 and 11 July.
In particular, the CoR will have a stand which is at the disposal of cities and regions for meetings and to display information, and will participate in a LAB Debate on localising the Sustainable Development Goals.
The CoR will display a stand which will serve as meeting point of regions and cities. The stand will contain information about the Assises of Decentralised Cooperation, which will take place on 10 and 11 July gathering more than 600 local and regional representatives from the EU and partner countries.
The CoR is associated to a LAB-Debate on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 14:00 to 15:15. Franco Iacop (PES/IT), President of the Regional Council of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, will speak as CoR rapporteur on Sustainable Development Goals.
Jesús Gamallo Aller (EPP/ES), Director General of External Relations of the Region of Galicia, will represent the CoR in the signature of the New Consensus for Development,
The Nicosia initiative will be presented during the EDD Pitch presentations, which will be held in the afternoon of 7 June,in room L2 (70 people).
The EDDs are the biggest EU forum on development cooperation. More information is available in www.eudevdays.eu
CoR stand: https://eudevdays.eu/node/19408
Registrations for the Assises of Decentralised Cooperation (10 and 11 July). www.cor.europa.eu/portal