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    Next Generation – Which regional and local strategies will serve future generations?


    The Institute of the Regions of Europe (IRE) has been devoting itself to the strengthening of regions and cities across Europe and the Western Balkan countries for more than a decade. We cordially invite you to the
    13th Conference of European Cities and Regions,
    from 24th to 26th of September 2017 in Salzburg
    To this IRE- event in the Salzburg Congress we were able to win top-class speakers, inter alia minister Andrä Rupprechter, EU-Commissioner Johannes Hahn, the 6 Foreign/European Ministers of the West Balkans  (Kosovo, Albania, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina) as well as international participants.
    Our conference is devoted this year to the theme “Next Generation – Attractive Regions and Cities for Future Generations”Rural areas, renewable energy supply, start-up companies, new EU member states and private educational institutions are addressed and discussed.
    This conference brings each year around 250 political and economic decision-makers from different regions of Europe together.
    The participation in the conference is free of charge for IRE members, Sponsors, Regions, Cities, Municipalities, Diplomatic Services, Students and NGO’s.


    The program and further information can be found here
    If you arrive by private car, we kindly ask you to voluntarily calculate your Co2-footprint and compensate it (visit Thank you very much for your contribution!

    The IRE plans to organize this conference on the criteria of the Austrian Ecolabel

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