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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, […]

Open Days, The European Week of Regions and Cities takes place between 6th and 9th October this year on the theme of “Growing together – Smart investment for people”. It will be a week full of workshops and debates across Brussels welcoming 6,000 people and […]

Birmingham has once again joined forces with the German city of Leipzig to develop new ways of driving growth and innovation for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). As part of the Mayor of Leipzig’s visit to Birmingham, marking the 25th anniversary of partnership between the cities, […]

Birmingham City Council is participating in an exciting new project aimed at boosting innovation in the city.  Funded by Interreg Europe, the Urban Manufacturing project aims to better connect the old industrial economy with the new, including digital technology and creative industries.  This will be achieved by […]

Birmingham City Council is participating in an exciting new project aimed at boosting innovation in the city.  Funded by Interreg Europe, the Urban Manufacturing project aims to better connect the old industrial economy with the new, including digital technology and creative industries.  This will be […]

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 […]

Making the case for cities as key partners in European Transport Strategy, Brussels, 20 April 2015 Cllr Lisa Trickett visited Brussels to meet new Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Commission. Alongside Deputy Mayor of […]

Last week, Cllr Lisa Trickett and Anne Shaw, Head of Transport Services, visited Brussels in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Parliament. Alongside Deputy Mayor of Malmo (Sweden), Milan Obradovic, they met with the office of Karima Delli MEP from […]

Birmingham has called for the European Union to more effectively engage cities in EU policy making and for cities to be given greater powers over EU funding to deliver on local priorities, whilst also to contributing to the EU’s growth goals. Speaking at an event […]

As part of EU Open Days, a workshop on the transition towards more sustainable and greener regions is being hosted at the Greater Birmingham and the West Midlands Brussels Office on 7th October, 14:30:17:00. The workshop, “A3: Adapt, Advance, Accelerate: Regional Roadmapping for Low Carbon […]