#Democracy is solid because it is not static: it constantly develops new forms of #citizenengagement. The AER is proud of the joint publication with ENoP- European Network of Political Foundations, which illustrates new forms of participatory democracy. It was presented last Thursday, 9.03.2023, at the European Parliament with opening remarks from AER Vice-President and MEP … [Read more...]
You will find below all our (past and future) events.
Wrap-up: Highlights of the AER Autumn Bureau 2022
On 6 and 7 December 2022, AER convened its Autumn Bureau at the Abruzzo EU Regional Office in partnership with the Autonomous Government of Sardinia. It was an opportunity to highlight the 2022 achievements and discuss AER political priorities for 2023. On 6 December, the AER Autumn Bureau opened with a welcome reception celebrating the tradition and heritage of Abruzzo and … [Read more...]
Wrap-Up: highlights from AER General Assembly 2022
The 2022 General Assembly took place on 14 October at the Lower Austria representation in Brussels and online. The General Assembly was chaired by AER President, Magnus Berntsson and AER Vice President Jean-Luc Vanraes, supported by AER Secretary General Christian Spahr. Jenny Evjen, acting President of the AER Summer Academy, joined … [Read more...]
Interculturalism for Intercultural Regions to be!
Are you interested in knowing more about how a region can become intercultural and inclusive, yet you missed our first online capacity-building session on interculturalism for regions and local stakeholders? Also, are you keen to know more about who is the EU-BELONG team and how you can work together with us in the coming years? Dive into this quick article and rewatch … [Read more...]
2022 AER General Assembly–online registrations close Monday, 10 October!
The Assembly of European Regions has announced the date and venue for its biggest statutory event, the annual General Assembly. The General Assembly is the highest authority of AER and convenes representatives of all its full members across Europe. The 2022 General Assembly will take place in Brussels, Belgium and online on 14 October, and AER is proud to announce it will be … [Read more...]
Summer Academy Bureau Debate – Recovering together: youth policy in Europe
According to the OECD, the COVID-19 crisis has taken a toll on the education, employment, mental health and disposable income of youth all across Europe, most notably due to public health restrictions. As this report from the European Parliament show, lower and unequal access to education and training, higher unemployment and a reversal of many positive social and economic … [Read more...]
The AER Summer Academy Is Back!
With the European Year of Youth in full-swing, the AER is delighted to announce that our flagship youth event, the AER Summer Academy is returning in 2022 after a two-year hiatus. In partnership with Donegal County Council and Údarás na Gaeltachta, this year's Summer Academy will take place from 29 August until 1 September in the stunning surroundings of County … [Read more...]
1st AER-ENoP Forum on New Forms of Democratic Engagement
How to actively involve citizens in policy development in order to regain political trust and add legitimacy to political decisions? The Assembly of European Regions, in cooperation with the European Network of Political Foundations (ENoP), is delighted to invite you to the first joint forum on new forms of democratic engagement, taking place in Comet Meeting-Louise and … [Read more...]
How will an Intercultural Approach to Migrant Integration help Europe’s Regions- The EU-BELONG Project takes off!
On 23-24 February, the Assembly of European Regions, together with 14 partners from 8 countries, kicked off EU-Belong, an ambitious project selected among 300 proposals, of which only 10% were approved by DG Home in its 2020 AMIF call: transnational actions on asylum, migration and integration. We are proud of this great achievement and conscious of the great responsibility … [Read more...]
2022 Spring Bureau & Member Engagement Meetings
We are delighted to invite our members to join our AER Spring Bureau, taking place fully online on Thursday, 24 March. We will give an overview presentation of the activities carried out by the AER task forces and other institutional related issues, as well as identify potential key priority topics for political discussion and advocacy action in 2022. Furthermore, we will … [Read more...]
Eurodyssey Forum 2021 — Let’s get Youth Moving Again!
Over two days on 2 and 3 December, the Eurodyssey Forum took place online for the second year in a row. This was an opportunity for correspondents from Eurodyssey regions to get together and share perspectives on the running of the programme, and chart a course for 2022 and beyond. Check out our highlights below! Despite the second year of the pandemic putting the brakes … [Read more...]
Join our Campfire Event on AER’s EU Projects & Funding Services
The Multiannual Financial Framework 2021-2027 provides wide opportunities for funding addressed to the regions and their stakeholders, which is boosted by a unique instrument as the NextGenerationEU. The AER is following closely this process by providing to members regions ad-hoc services as the ongoing series of webinars on “Unboxing the Multiannual Financial Framework” and … [Read more...]
Join our Bureau Debate on Sustainable Mobility & Connectivity — the Road to Recovery and the Green Transition
Want to join online?* ***UPDATE*** — we are delighted to announce that completing our panel will be Mr Ciarán Cuffe, Member of the European Parliament’s Committees on Transport and Tourism and Industry, Research and Energy! According to the European Parliament, transport accounts for 30% of the EU's total emissions. If we are to keep global temperatures below 1.5C and … [Read more...]
REGISTRATIONS OPEN: Skillman International Forum 2021| The Future of Learning
About Skillman International Forum 2021 The 7th edition of the Skillman International Forum (SIF) 2021 is taking place online from 15-18 November 2021 and plans to discuss how to redefine the future of learning with a focus on the advanced manufacturing sector but not exclusively. This year the forum addresses three main topics: Digital and green … [Read more...]
Register Now: AER General Assembly & Agenda 2030 Conference
Joining the AER GA & SDG Conference online? AER General Assembly The General Assembly is organised in tandem with the Agenda 2030 Conference, hosted by the Region of Grand Est (France). The General Assembly will take place on 28 October from 10:15 to 12:30 CET online and on-site at Maison de la Région, 1 place Adrien Zeller, F 67000, … [Read more...]
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