The European Week of Regions and Cities 2022 is the biggest annual event in Brussels, dedicated to cohesion policy bringing together regions and cities from all over Europe, including politicians, administrators, experts and academics.
Over the last 19 years, it has done much to promote policy learning and the exchange of good practice.
The edition of this year focused on EU response to the post Covid-19 pandemic health, social and economic challenges; not to mention territorial cohesion policy, a digital, green and sustainable transition, and youth empowerment.
The event lasted 4 days with 300 sessions, both online and offline, with more than 15 000 registered participants, and different speakers and experts.
“Youth expressed the environmental consciousness”, Ms. Valmorbida at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2022
ALDA took part in the Workshop titled “Together empowering Youth for climate action” on the 12 October 2022, with an intervention by ALDA Secretary General, Ms. Antonella Valmorbida. She gave an insight on ALDA’s history and work, and stressed the strong liaison between youth and environmental issues.
The session was held online and moderated by Davide Sabbadin, from the European Environmental Bureau, with insightful contributions from Monika Skadborg, from the European Youth Forum, Eline Van Der Ham, representing the City of Almere, and Monika Chabior, from the city of Gdansk.