The Committee of the Regions' conference "Poverty and social exclusion: What role for regions and cities?" is the fourth in a series of seven events covering the Europe 2020 strategy flagship initiatives.
In addition to the opening and closing sessions, three workshops will focus on the following themes:
This event is aimed at policy makers and senior experts of national, regional and local public administrations, networks, social and charity associations and academia. Conclusions of the conference will feed into the CoR's contribution to the mid-term evaluation of the Europe 2020 strategy to be presented during the European Summit of Regions and Cities in March 2014.