21 June 2021
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#EURegionsWeekCollege Call for Participants - Forward Challenges for Cohesion Policy 2021 – 2027: A view from Commissioner Elisa Ferreira

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2021 #EURegionsWeekCollege

The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy. This event serves as a platform for discussing and showcasing the development of EU cohesion policy and making decision-makers more aware of the importance of regions and cities in EU policymaking. More info: https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/home_en The event will take place virtually.

The #EURegionsWeekCollege sessions are organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO)and the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) advised by the Regional Studies Association European Foundation (RSA Europe) and with the cooperation of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) and the Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP).

Call for Participants – Forward Challenges for Cohesion Policy 2021 – 2027: A view from Commissioner Elisa Ferreira

In this closed session a small number of shortlisted participants (PhD students & early career researchers) will have the opportunity to learn about future challenges of the cohesion policy and have the opportunity to engage and network with the Commissioner.

This session will address the challenges of the Cohesion Policy 2021 – 2027 including discussions on the key questions in achieving digital and green transitions, how to optimise results from the changing institutional landscape within the EU Institutions and other topics to be mutually agreed. The session seeks to identify gaps in knowledge and seeks to better articulated knowledge mobilisation in the future and opportunities.

This session is an opportunity for 30 early career researchers/PhD students to meet privately with Cohesion and Reforms Commissioner Elisa Ferreira as part of the #EURegionsWeek.

Applications are invited from early career researchers (within five years of PhD or equivalent) and current PhD students to attend a closed session with Commissioner Elisa Ferreira to discuss Future Challenges for Cohesion policy 2021-2027.

To apply submit

  • your full CV;
  • research interests in the form of an abstract with key words, and details of any teaching assignments (if applicable) by 4th August 2021 to office@rsaeurope.org .

For more information visit: https://rsaeurope.org/event/2021-euregionsweekcollege/ and https://rsaeurope.org/event/euregionsweek-2021/

Klara Sobekova

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