“Accelerating the Mediterranean Green Transition: Contributions from the Interreg Programmes”: Register now to our workshop European Week of the Regions and the Cities - 13th October


We are happy to announce that we will be holding a joint session with the Interreg ADRION and MED programmes on Wednesday, 13th of October (11:30-13:00 CET) during the EU Regions’ Week (#EURegionsWeek). Our mission: showcase together tangible results and stories of projects supporting the green transition across and beyond the European Union.

How can we build a community of resilient people in the Mediterranean area? How can we ease the shift to a greener way of living? On the 13th of October (11:30-13:00 CET) as part of the European Week of the Regions and the Cities, the Interreg ADRION and MED programmes, and ENI CBC MED will jointly present stories of cooperation supporting green transition across and beyond the European Union. The workshop aims to highlight our collective achievements reached through networks, thematic communities and clusters in three areas of the EU Green Deal: circular economy, green entrepreneurship, and sustainable transport.

The event will also discuss the importance of synergies and cooperation in order to maximize available funding and the impact of projects for a greener, more sustainable development across the Mediterranean region. 

The discussion will be moderated by Mr. Jean-Pierre Halkin, Head of Unit ‘Macro-regions, Transnational/Interregional/External Cooperation, Enlargement’ at the European Commission’ DG REGIO, will feature the following speakers: 

  • Mr. Guido Vettorel, Head of Unit at Central Adriatic Ports Authority, Ancona, Italy - ADRION Thematic Cluster on Multimodal, Sustainable Water and Land Transport
  • Ms Mercè Boy Roura, BETA Technological Center/University of Vic – Central University of Catalonia, Spain) - Interreg MED Green Growth Community coordinator
  • Mr Ramy Boujawdeh, Deputy General Manager at Berytech, Lebanon – Partner of the ENI CBC Med ‘BESTMEDGRAPE, GIMED and STAND Up!’ projects
  • Ms Ivana Sacco, Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department for Cohesion Policy 

REGISTER NOW to learn how Interreg contributes to the green transition in the Mediterranean and to get insights into the future programmes and their related-environmental priorities 

About the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is Europe’s biggest annual event on regional policy. For its 19th edition - under the slogan ‘Together for Recovery’ - to take place fully digital from 11-14 October 2021, more than 300 sessions and online networking activities will focus on four topics:

  • Green Transition
  • Cohesion
  • Digital transition
  • Citizens’ engagement