04.07.2011 / News - EU Level

Regions for economic change

Conference on "Fostering Smart and Sustainable Growth in Cities and Regions" 23 - 24 June 2011

Europe's regions and cities are being called on to make a decisive contribution to the smart, sustainable and inclusive growth objectives of Europe 2020. Drawing on the recent Commission communications on smart and sustainable growth this year's edition of the Regions for Economic Change conference presented and discussed a range of key tools and networks and highlighted excellent projects and initiatives from cities and regions to stimulate policy learning and demonstrate the key contribution of regional policy to economic modernisation and the Europe 2020 goals.