New partnership of AP Vojvodine at the EWRC in Brussels

AP Vojvodina is going to be a partner – organizer at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), one of the most massive events in Brussels to be held from 7-10 2019.

In addition to Vojvodina, the members of this year’s partnership will be from thirteen other European regions: South Tyrol, Tyrol and the Trentino-Alpine Euroregion; Carinthia – Austria; Union of Municipalities of Attica – Greece; Veneto, Marche, Friuli Venezia Giulia – Italy; Norland – Norway; Pomorskie Region, Kujawsko-Pomorskie- Poland; Bouches du Rhone, City of Marseille – France; Castellon and Castile-La Mancha – Spain.

The organizer has announced that regions and cities from 70 countries, i.e. more than 150 debates, panels and presentations, and about 6,000 visitors are expected to participate in the event.

On behalf of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, the European audience will see the presentation of the City of Novi Sad, European Youth Capital 2019, i.e. the policies and projects implemented by the OPENS19 Foundation on behalf of the Provincial Government and the City of Novi Sad. The presentation will be held on 8 October 8 2019 in the afternoon at the headquarters of the Committee of the Regions in Brussels, and the registration for the event begins on 8 July 2019, via the official website of the organizer:

In the meantime, the Vojvodina European Office in Brussels hosted a meeting with the representatives of partner regions at the premises of the Mission of the Republic of Serbia to the EU in Brussels on 27 May 2019, when further steps of the joint organization were discussed. Moreover, the opportunity was used to exchange contacts and experience during a light working lunch, hosted by our Office.

In addition to activities within the framework of EWRC preparations, the months to come will be very busy in Brussels as far as Vojvodina is concerned. Namely, mid-June, the Brussels office will host a delegation of local council members. Moreover, the session of the Joint Consultative Committee of the Committee of the Regions and the Republic of Serbia, whose members are elected provincial representatives, is to take place at the CoR on 18-19 June. As part of the local promotion of culture and festivals in Brussels, which will be held in the Royal Park on 28 June, the City of Novi Sad, European Youth Capital, as well as the Exit Festival will be presented at the stand of Serbia.