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8th European Summit of Regions and Cities

2019-03-15 18:03:00 Views: 123 Comments: 0

The Executive Director of the Association of Danube Municipalities "Danube" Ms. Maria Tzankova took part in the 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities that took place in Bucharest on 14th and 15th March 2019. The event was organized by the Committee of the Regions in cooperation with the Romanian Presidency of the Council of the EU and the Romanian delegation to the Committee of the Regions.

The two-day summit brought together EU leaders, national, local and regional leaders from across Europe to discuss the future of the European Union and the effective involvement of citizens in European countries. Keynote speakers were the Prime Minister and the President of Romania, the Mayor of Bucharest, the Minister of Finance of Romania, the President of the Committee of the Regions. Video messages were also sent by the President of the European Commission and the President of the European Council.

During the event, the Bucharest Declaration was adopted, aimed at strengthening the voice of local and regional leaders in the eve of the European elections in May 2019 and in the context of the next term of office of the EU institutions.

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