From October 11 to October 12, 2021 the 19th European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) will take place.

Due to the success of #EURegionsWeek 2020, which attracted more than 10.000 participants online, this year the event will also be held in a digital format.

This year`s edition is named “Together for recovery” and will focus on measures and public policies for fairer, greener and more digital future for recovery. The COVID-19 crisis will be the central point of the #EURegionsWeek 2021.

Partners and participants will discuss and exchange good practices and ideas on four themes:


• Green transition

• Digital transition

• Citizens` engagement

The programme includes many sessions and workshops.

Link to the programme:

Carpe Digem`s partners on #EURegionsWeek 2021:

Participatory Lab : Small & connected is beautiful: Fostering digital inclusion and innovation through Rural/Micro Hubs


9:30 AM – 11:00 AM CET

Digital transition in rural and peripheral regions is built on local resources, multi-stakeholder inclusion, consultation and collaboration within and between communities.

The stories, discussions and participatory activities will enable participants to join with the speakers in examining how rural/micro hubs can provide environments for individuals, communities, business and territories to connect, create and innovate planning and managing their own #digital #transformation and together ensuring a viable future for their territory and its stakeholders.

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Digital transformation technologies and the future of cooperation between European regions and cities


4:30 PM – 6:00 PM CET

This workshop will explore how digital transformation technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Virtual Reality (VR) can be used to improve the territorial cooperation process, including partnership formation, study visits, best practices and project coordination. Attendees will learn how to enhance the effectiveness of interregional learning, good practice transfer and integration into mainstream ERDF policy instruments.

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