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Erasmus for local and regional elected representatives - Hoofdinhoud
"Culture as leverage to territorial regeneration" is one of the seven topics on which possible candidates are invited to score their interest in attending study visits...
Culture has the potential to reinforce the creative and innovative potential of and social cohesion in EU regions and cities, and constitutes a major asset for their economic growth.
Against this background it is interesting to note that the European Commission is launching, in collaboration with the Committee of the Regions, the European Parliament's Preparatory Action entitled 'Erasmus for local and regional elected representatives'. Its aim is to increase European elected representatives' knowledge and expertise on EU Cohesion Policy through ad hoc training and transnational learning activities.
Over a period of six to eight months, selected candidates will participate in a three-step learning process which will include:
-Participation in the OPEN DAYS - which is the European week of Regions and Cities - from 8 to 11 October 2012;
-Participation in on-site visits to cities in order to get valuable examples of integrated sustainable urban development;
-Participation in the wrap up seminar in Brussels to draw lessons learnt and exchange acquired knowledge.
"Culture as leverage to territorial regeneration" is one of the seven topics on which possible candidates are invited to score their interest in attending study visits in the course of the second phase of proposed scheme.
The deadline to receive the filled in Expression of Interest is the 20th of June 2012.
We can get all the information you need in order to apply from the following web page.