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The Committee of the Regions, the official EU body representing the views of local & regional government, is offering a free online course on EU decision making and the impact of the EU on local policies. More info below and attached for those interested.  Regions, […]

USE IT Project PROJECT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE Dated: 18th January 2018 WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT The Social Enterprise support offered through USE IT! in the last 12 months focused on growing the social enterprise sector, linking local organisations to new markets, linking them to […]

40 young sports enthusiasts from Birmingham took part in the Europod exchange programme this year. Visiting Frankfurt between 1st and 7th July, they participated in training sessions and friendly competitions, but also had the chance to try out other sports as well as cultural and linguistic […]

Birmingham hosted its first meeting of the EUROCITIES Food working group on 8-10 February. Participants included: public health experts, social workers, city councils, agricultural experts, environment and sustainability experts and urban planners from the cities: Almere, Ghent, Lyon, Porto, Venice, Milan, Utrecht, Athens, Edinburgh, Preston, Turin, Venice, Gothenburg, Milan […]

The EUROCITIES working group on food is meeting in Birmingham this week (8/2/17). The meeting will consist of a series of events over three days. The working group aims to become a “creative hub” for sharing information, ideas, best practices as well as experimenting with innovative solutions […]

Birmingham’s Literature Festival was a great success this year. We are particularly proud we were able to be a part of the Europe Day organised on the 8 October and link it with the celebrations of Frankfurt and Birmingham 50 years of partnership. This event brought together two critically […]

John Crabtree OBE has been appointed by the Queen as the new Lord-Lieutenant for the West Midlands. The appointment being effective immediately from January 3, 2017. The West Midlands Lieutenancy is the second largest lieutenancy in the country and covers a population of more than […]

Join Birmingham’s Literature Festival on 8 October at 1.30pm – 2.45pm! The event will be free of admission for visitors with a Europass! Don’t miss out and purchase your tickets today! This event brings together two critically acclaimed writers from Germany and Italy, Frank Witzel and […]

Our colleagues from Sport Birmingham have traveled to Lyon between 2-8 July for the Europod exchange trip with 19 young people from the Perry Barr and Ladywood constituencies in Birmingham, representing Continental Star FC and Bidgley Badminton Club. It’s the first time Birmingham participated in this tri-national exchange with […]

Regional economic development in question   Aston Centre for Europe Thursday 21 July 2016 Venue: Aston Business School, Aston University Conference Room 1     1.30 pm: arrival and coffee   2.00 pm: Panel 1: Brexit and Britain’s economic development: what can we expect for […]