The event is one of the 108 seminars to take place in Brussels during the 10th European week of regions and cities, this year dedicated to the theme Europe’s regions and cities: making a difference.
The session will focus on the importance of EU funding and innovative financing schemes to ensure the success and consolidation of the Covenant of Mayors initiative. Have confirmed their participation: Albert Bore, Leader of Birmingham City Council; Brussels Capital Region Minister for Environment Evelyne Huytebroeck; Gil Nadais, Mayor of the Portuguese city of Águeda; Detelina Nikolova, Mayor of Dobrich in Bulgaria; and Nichi Vendola, President of the Apulia Region in Italy. Ramón Luis Valcárcel Siso, President of Committee of the Regions and President of the Autonomous Community of Murcia will give a keynote speech.
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