European Week of Regions and Cities

– Text: aicep Portugal Global
– Photo: Tumisu

The Portuguese Trade and Investment Agency (AICEP), in preparation for the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU in 2021, is organizing a side event for the European Week of Regions and Cities on “Sustainability and Innovation in Portuguese Regions and Cities”. The event will be held entirely in digital format and will take place on the 14th of October 2020 at 15:00 (Brussels time).

This webinar will focus on Portuguese Smart Cities and innovative urban solutions in the areas of Smart Governance, Mobility, Energy & Environment, and Smart services & Living.

The event aims to create a debate with several regional institutions, the private sector, civil society, academic experts and other stakeholders to discuss how Portuguese and European cities can create their communication and integration strategies to increase competitiveness and improve living standards.

The event will count with the participation of the EU Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, along with the Portuguese Secretary of State for Internationalization, Eurico Brilhante Dias, and the representatives of several Portuguese Municipalities for a discussion on the role and challenges of smart cities in inter-regional cooperation and development.

To register, please fill out this form.

Other Side Events featuring Portugal and/or Portuguese entities: Alentejo EU Green DealDigital innovation for rural areasIberian EGTCs towards 2030. Please visit the Side Events website to register for these events.

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