Austrian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers (November 2013 – May 2014)

Draft calendar of activities with a local and regional dimension with Congress participation/contribution

Expert Conference on integration policy
Topic: “Integration policy on a regional and local level” - Best practice examples from Europe”
Date: 3-4 December 2013
Place: Graz, Austria
Organisation: Federal Ministry of the Interior, Institute of the Regions of Europe
Programme | Speech (videos)

Conference on citizen participation
Topic: “Communities and regions as the foundation of a modern civil society”
Date: 7 February 2014
Place: Edmundsburg, Salzburg, Austria
Organisation: Land of Salzburg, Austrian Association of Municipalities, University of Salzburg
Languages: German, English
Programme : German - English | Registration

Conference on 20 years of Congress and the Committee of the Regions
Topic: “20 years of Congress and the Committee of the Regions– the representation of regions and cities in the Council of Europe and the European Union”
Date: 27 February 2014
Place: Landhaus, Innsbruck, Austria
Organisation: Land of Tyrol, University of Innsbruck, Austrian Institute for Federalism
Language: German, English
English| German
Registration: -

Conference on education and youth
Topic: “Investing in our youth: education is the key“
Date: 31 March – 1 April 2014
Place: Konzerthaus, Klagenfurt, Austria
Organisation: Land of Carinthia
Languages: German, English, Italian (French tbc)
Programme : English
| German
Application form to be published on:

3rd Conference on European democracy- EuDEM 2014
Topic: “Multilevel governance – from local communities to a true European Society”
Date: 5-6 May 2014
Place: Palais de l’Europe and Robert Schuman University, Strasbourg, France
Organisation: Federal Chancellery of Austria, Austrian Institute of European Law and Policy
Languages: English, French
Information, programme and registration

Conference on fighting corruption
Topic: “Combating corruption – preventive and repressive measures at the European, national, regional and local level”
Date: 8-9 May 2014
Place: Congress Center, Innsbruck, Austria
Organisation: Land of Tyrol, Committee of the Regions of the European Union
Languages: German, English, Italian, Russian (French tbc)