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Each year the Regional Studies association organises its annual lecture. This year it was given by the professor of sociology at Lancaster University Bob Jessop. He shared his critical reflections on multi-spatial metagovernance. The lecture “Territory, Politics, Governance” by Bob Jessop is now availble on YouTube.  
In the second issue of 2015 such themes as development of regions in Azerbaijan, institutional problems of social capital (case of Ukraine), result oriented budgeting for competitiveness of the territories have been discussed. The journal is developed and published by the Association “InterRegioNovation” (France) in cooperation with other scientific, educational, administrative and business... more
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for October 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Launch of the ACCES Initiative for an Active Citizens’ Involvement in the Migration Discussions ECAS, Invited to a Conference in Krakow on Civil Participation in the Digitalization Age ECAS Presents the Your Europe Advice Service at the Annual Czech SME Week Triple A Partners Provide Assistance to Refugees in the Western Balkans... more
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for September 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Our Director, on the Looming Threats Over Schengen on EurActiv Back from Holidays with a Revamped Website! Join us in Bucharest on 18 September to Debate the Rights of EU Citizens Abroad!  Our Top Tweets of the Month Members’ Corner EU Updates Migration Crisis Fuels Mistrust Among EU Member States Kosovo and Serbia Make Peace... more
Regional Studies Association organises its winter conference that will take place in London on 19-20 November. This conference provides a platform for scholars to address great transformations taking place across our economic, political, and social spheres amidst heightened uneven development and inequality. It covers the following broad themes: Regional and urban development theory revisited... more
Registration for Open days in Brussels The registration for Open days in Brussels that will take place from 12-15 October is open. The headline of Open days in 2015 is the following:  'Europe's regions and cities: partners for investment and growth'. The event will be structured around three thematic priorities: 'Modernising Europe': The regions in the energy Union and the single digital market '... more
The European Committee of the Regions offers a free online course on Regions, EU institutions and policy-making in English for all interested in the EU and its regions and cities. The course will be available at as of 19 October 2015.
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for July 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Take Part in Our Training on EU Law Rights and Advocacy on 9th July Read ECAS’ Latest Paper on Digital Democracy at EU Level Our Director Addressed Gibraltar’s International Conference “Pathways to Resolution” on Citizens’ Advice Services Study Visit of Turkish CSOs on Effective Advocacy and Lobbying Hosted by ECAS ECAS, on the... more
The Interreg Europe has announces its first call for project proposals. The call is open from 22 June, and it will close on 31 July 2015. More information on Interreg website. A brief overview on main programme’s requirements and its priorities: INTERREG EUROPE CALL IN BRIEF All EU-28 are eligible. The following organisations are eligible: Public authorities, Public law bodies (bodies governed by... more
The monthly ECAS Newsletter for June 2015 is out now. ECAS Corner Our Funding Guide – Now Available in Paper Copy in the European Bookshops! ECAS at the Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy in Tunisia ECAS, Invited to Participate in the Consultation Meeting on the Labour Mobility Package Top Tweets of the Month Members’ Story of the Month EU Updates Recent Elections in Poland and Spain... more