The 5th edition of the Regional Business Forum (RBF) started on the 15th of November in Novi Sad, in the Serbian AER member region of Vojvodina. A networking opportunity for regional businesses co-organized by AER and the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, RBF brings together more than 200 participants from 20 countries. The opening ceremony was an opportunity to highlight … [Read more...]
AER Partners are essential part of its work, feeding the discussions of the community and informing the members about a number of issues. They benefit from being part of the largest network of regions in the wider Europe, though not entitled to take part in the decision process and the governing bodies. The articles below are related to the activities of our different partner.
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...]
Call for participants – CoE Study session: Climbing the ladder | Deadline: 20 Feb
The AER is happy to announce a new partnership with the DYPALL Network and the Youth Department of the Council of Europe to host the study session Climbing the ladder – Capacitating youth leaders to facilitate youth participation in decision-making processes at the local level. This event will take place from 24 to 30 April 2022 in … [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...]
The Long Road to Recovery – working in Renewed Partnership with Regions
Europe’s local and regional authorities have been on the frontline of the pandemic; working tirelessly on the ground in villages, towns and cities across the continent to shield citizens from the worst impacts of the crisis. Yet, as member states prepare their national plans to access funding from the EU's Recovery & Resilience Facility (RRF), local and regional … [Read more...]
National Recovery & Resilience Plans – Working Together in Renewed Partnership with Regions
On 4 March AER will host a debate on the role of regions in overcoming the economic and social impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The EU's Recovery and Resilience Facility (RRF) represents a ray of hope for regions as Europe sets out on long road to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a recent study conducted by the European Committee of the Regions and the … [Read more...]
Apply for the 2021 Emperor Maximilian Prize
Are you undertaking a project or initiative in your region that puts European cohesion into practice? The AER invites you to apply for the 2021 Emperor Maximilian Prize! Instituted in 1997 by the Land of Tirol and the town of Innsbruck, the prestigious 'Emperor Maximilian Prize for European Service at the Regional and Local Level' is awarded biennially to pioneering … [Read more...]
Defining the new skills for an inclusive future at the Skillman International Forum 2020
As a proud partner of the Skillnet project, AER is very pleased to provide an overview of the very first virtual 6th edition of the yearly SIF - SKILLMAN.EU INTERNATIONAL FORUM 2020, about redefining the future of learning, which took place on December 10th and 11th 2020. Practitioners, innovative academics, and industrial experts in the field of … [Read more...]
Enrol in the 2nd Youth International Conference in Sweden!
Do you want to actively engage in the next global changes? Are you 18-24 years old? Do you want to raise your voice and be heard? Then you should definitely participate in the next Think Thank in Gothenburg on November 16–19, 2020! What is it about? The overall goal of the conference is to stand up for a democratic and open society and to counterbalance the … [Read more...]
EYE2020: Youth Mobility & COVID-19
The European Youth Event (EYE2020) is a major event at the European Parliament (EP) aiming to stimulate and involve active citizenship amongst young Europeans. It takes place every two years, but unfortunately, this year has been postponed due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. In its stead, the European Parliament has organised a special online edition, with a variety of … [Read more...]
European Youth Foundation: Funding Opportunities Responding to COVID-19
If you are a local or a national non-governmental youth organisation looking for funding for activities aimed at demonstrating solidarity and supporting all persons affected by the COVID-19 crisis, this call is made for you. The Assembly of European Regions (AER) is happy to share this special call from the European Youth Foundation (EYF). The EYF is a fund established by … [Read more...]
Skillnet Project -Partnerships in Focus
Welcome to our Partnerships in Focus Hub! Here you can find out about all existing activities, funding and partnership opportunities promoted within the Skillnet Project – The Partnerships in Focus bulletins. SKILLNET is a project co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union which aims at improving the framework of the Vocational Education and Training (VET) … [Read more...]
Where do you want to #IChooseEurope?
The #IChooseEurope campaign aims to encourage all Europeans to take part in the elections held on May 24-27 across the continent. To reach out, a series of debates and public events were organised by young activists to raise awareness about the European Elections. One of the key messages, campaigning for a more united Europe, was literally implemented with a dedicated bus … [Read more...]
Are you a maritime region? Then blue growth is for you!
On 16 May, the project team of the AER Secretariat took part in an event organised in Brussels by ERRIN's Working Group on Blue Growth: the Blue Growth Project Development meeting. European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) is a Brussels-based platform aiming at strengthening regional research and innovation capacities. ERRIN is a partner network of AER, having … [Read more...]
European College of Cluny Summer Workshop – A few places left for Youth delegates!
The European College of local self-government and territorial innovation is organizing from 5 to 11 July 2017 a Summer Workshop on "What's going on with democracy in your corner of the world?". The organisers are looking for a few more youth people to be involved. The European College of Cluny The European College of Cluny is a training facility for students, locally elected … [Read more...]