Achieving green transition in the Megaregion Eurodelta

Workshop - EU Week of Regions and Cities

SURE-Eurodelta Network invites you to join the 19th EU Week of the Regions and Cities conference and contribute to the debate on "Achieving green transition in the Megaregion Eurodelta". This is a 90 minutes workshop organised by the SURE-Eurodelta Network, to be held on Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 11:30 to 13:00 hours. The workshop will debate on the role of our megaregion in addressing challenges and impacts and in achieving green transition plans, especially the sustainable transport infrastructures and mobility. Take part in this workshop by registering yourself for the event.

Register here : SURE Event European Regions Week 

The megaregion is the key to localizing the European Green Deal and achieving EU ambitions to become a climate-neutral continent, thus addressing the agendas of the New European Bauhaus. The workshop by the SURE-Eurodelta Network will focus on presenting concrete spatial and policy-oriented actions, especially in the field of sustainable transport infrastructures and mobility. The SURE partners from four countries will showcase their best practices in response to the European Green Deal. Additionally, the outcomes and recommendations from the ESPON STISE research as well as the bright ideas from the Eurodelta Knowledge Platform will be presented. During this session we will launch a discussion on the added value for the European nations and other megaregions, to support cross-border cooperation. In the workshop, various stakeholders will address the challenges and potential impact of green transition plans. The aim is to create a sustainable, green, just, productive delta region. The program will be held on be Thursday, October 14, 2021 from 11:30 to 13:00 hours.

Speakers

Robert Van Asten (Member of the European Committee of the Regions and Deputy Mayor, The Hague)

Tom Sanders (Director of Strategy Department, perspective.brussels, Brussels Planning Agency)

Christa Reicher (Head of Chair of Urban Design and Institute for Urban Design and European Urbanism, RWTH Aachen University)

Christina Zollmarsch (HUB Manager Greentech, Manager of the network Greentech.Ruhr, Business Metropole Ruhr GmbH)

together with some renowned panel members.

Moderated by Nathalie Verschelde (Deputy Head of Unit, DG Regional and Urban Policy, Unit D2–Interreg, Cross-Border Cooperation, internal borders)

Program

11:30 – Introduction of Eurodelta and SURE Network by moderator

11:35  – Achieving cross border cooperation in the Eurodelta

12:00 – Exploring future sustainable transport infrastructures in the Eurodelta (ESPON STISE)

12:30 – Experimenting for valuable cooperation in the Eurodelta

The program will be in English [EN]. If you have further questions and querries, please contact Alankrita Sarkar.

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