On 29th January 2020, A Coruña, member city and member of the Executive Bureau of the Atlantic Cities, held a meeting with the Secretary General of the Atlantic Cities, Tamara Espiñeira at the City Council premises. At the meeting took part the local government spokesman, José Manuel Lage Tuñas and the city councillors Juan Díaz Villoslada, Esther Fontán, Eva Martínez and Yoya Neira, with the aim of addressing different elements that facilitate transatlantic cooperation between A Coruña and the member’ cities of Atlantic Cities.
The meeting main aim was to analyse Atlantic Cities role in Europe and find a meeting point between the Atlantic Cities network and the City at a time of changes in Europe, since European funds and Policies will change a lot in 2021.
Moreover, Atlantic Cities Secretary General, Tamara Espiñeira has stated that also the Atlantic Cities network is under a period of changes as this year is the Atlantic Cities’ 20 anniversary and the network is going to establish its strategic priorities for the upcoming 20 years. Among the highlighted priorities, the maritime issue is expected to be one of them.