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 OPEN DAYS 2005 
Event Partners

The OPEN DAYS 2006 will be organised by the Committee of the Regions (CoR) , the European Commission’s Regional Policy Directorate-General and 14 conglomerates of 134 Brussels regional or cities’ offices, each of the latter comprising of between 6 and 10 partner regions, representing at least three different countries. Working under common themes and representing 24 different European countries, the conglomerates have, together with the CoR and the European Commission, prepared a joint conference programme and a series of decentralised events in various regions and cities.


1) Baltic Sea Group
Schleswig-Holstein (DE), Copenhagen (DK), Hamburg (DE), Malmö (SE), Oslo  Region (NO), Tallinn (EE), Vilnius (LT), West Pomerania (PL), West Sweden (SE) -

2) Capital Cities/Regions & Cities for Cohesion
London (UK), Province of Barcelona (ES), Berlin (DE), Brussels-Capital Region (BE), Budapest (HU), G-4 (Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague, Utrecht) (NL), Ile de France (FR), Lodz City (PL), Madrid (ES), Merseyside (UK), Prague (CZ) -

3) Competitiveness and Innovation in Northen Europe
Turku-Southwest Finland (FI), Aarhus (DK), Liguria (IT), North Lapland-Oulu (FI), North Norway (NO), South Finland (FI), Tampere Central Region (FI), City of Tartu (EE), West Finland (FI), West Norway (NO) -

4) Dynamic regions for Sustainable Development
Auvergne-Centre-Limousin (FR), Andalucia (ES), Irish Regions (IR), Pardubicky Region (CZ), Banska Bystrica Region (SK), Trencin Region (SK), Saarland (DE), South West UK (UK) -

5) Green Motors for Growth
Rhône-Alpes (FR), Baden-Württemberg (DE), Catalonia (ES), Lombardia (IT), Malopolska (PL), Piemonte (IT), Swiss Cantons (CH), Vallée d'Aoste (IT) -

6) Innovative Solutions for Regional Competitiveness
Galicia (ES), Bretagne - Pays de la Loire - Poitou - Charentes (FR), Cantabria (ES), Extremadura (ES), Kujawsko-Pomorskie (PL), Lodz Region (PL), North East of England (UK), Steiermark (AT), West Pannonia (HU) -

7) Interregional Network Summit
Saxony-Anhalt (DE), Kosice Region (SK), Thuringia (DE), Saxony (DE), Basque Country (ES), Murcia (ES), Cheshire (UK ), North Great Plain (HU), Donegal (IR), Presov Region (SK) -

8) Investments in Regional Partnerships
Rhineland-Palatinate (DE), Central Bohemia (CZ), Grand Est-Bourgogne (FR), Grand Est-Franche-Comte (FR), Liberec Region (CZ), Opolskie (PL), Mid-Transdanubian Region (HU), North Hungary (HU), South Great Plain (HU), South Transdanubian Region (HU) -

9) Lisbon Regions Network
Valencian Region (ES), Emilia-Romagna Region (IT), Regio Randstad (NL), Stuttgart Region (DE), Stockholm Region (SE), Helsinki Region (FI), Riga City & Region (LV), West Midlands (UK) -

Glasgow & Clyde Valley (UK), A thens (GR), Region Frankfurt Rhein-Main (DE), Nürnberg (DE), Oradea (RO), Rhein-Neckar (DE), Thessaloniki (GR) -

11) Regional Innovation for a Better Europe
ALPEUREGIO (South Tyrol (IT), Trentino (IT), Tyrol (AT), Carinthia (AT), Central Moravia (CZ), Friuli Venezia Giulia (IT), Istria (HR), Navarra (ES), Timis County (RO), Veneto (IT) -

12) Regions of Rond Point Schuman
Scotland (UK), Central Italy Regions (Abruzzo, Lazio , Marche , Tuscany , Umbria ) (IT), Pomorskie (PL), Wales (UK) -

13) Sustainable Energy Regions
Mid Sweden (SE), East Finland (FI), East of England (UK), Estonian Cities (EE), Mid-Norway (NO), North Sweden (SE), Northern Ireland Executive (UK), Northwest England (UK), Ilfov (RO), Neamat (RO), Vrencea (RO), Western Greece (GR) -

14) Ten for Competitiveness and Sustainability
Niedersachsen (DE), Bremen (DE), East-Netherlands Provinces (NL), Flevoland (NL), Lower Silesia (PL), Lubelskie Region (PL), North-Netherlands Provinces (NL), Haute-Normandie (FR), Wielkopolska (PL), Yorkshire & Humberside (UK) -

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Regulations 2007-2013
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