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EU-China Mayors' Forum: "Governing sustainable urban development: Experiences from China and the EU"

(22/08/2012)

EU-China Mayors' Forum:

In the framework of the EU-China Mayors' Forum, the Regional Policy DG, the Committee of the Regions and Eurocities will organise the thematic seminar "Governing sustainable urban development: Experiences from China and the EU", scheduled on Wednesday 19 September 2012 (14:30-17:30, Jacques Delors Building, Belliardstraat 101, 1040 Brussels).

During this seminar, high-level officials of city administrations, practitioners and academics will present a number of case studies from cities on how to bring about effective governance to sustainable urban development policies and projects. Presentations will be followed by a debate with the audience.

The event is a part of the EU-China Mayors’ Forum, to be held on 19 and 20 September 2012 in Brussels with the participation of Prime Minister Wen and Commission President Barroso. This Forum is the first annual flagship event of the EU-China Urbanisation Partnership. It will get together EU and Chinese Mayors, local decision-makers, city planners, business and NGOs willing to share experience in moving towards sustainable, integrated and efficient solutions.

To register for this event (deadline 10 September, eob), please visit the following web site: http://www.euchinamayorsforum.eu/registration.html and use the login EUChinaBrussels. You will receive a final confirmation via e-mail shortly after registering.

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