From April 11 to April 15, the European Union Sustainable Energy Week will be held all over Europe. At the same time, in Brussels, the European Regions Energy Day, co-organized by the Assembly of European Regions & GE Energy, will take a look at energy investment from a European and regional angle. One week before, [...]
Do it fast but do it smart! European Energy Strategy 2020: AER members visit GE Smart Grid Centre and promote the role of regions in speeding up an energy efficient Europe.
Bracknell (UK), 1 February 2011. To affirm its commitment to a low-carbon future on the eve of the EU Summit, the Assembly of European Regions (AER) organised together with its partner GE Energy, regional representatives and energy experts a one-day event presenting viable actions to build up an energy efficient European territory. “Much of the [...]
After a meeting in Brussels on January 13, AER President Michèle Sabban and the Commissioner for Climate Action Connie HEDEGAARD agreed the way forward to overcome the economic and ecological crisis Strasbourg (F), 13 January 2011. Michèle SABBAN, President of the Assembly of European Regions (AER) met this morning with EU Commissioner for Climate Action, Connie [...]
Montreal, Quebec (CDN), 16 September 2010. Within the framework of the World Energy Congress held in Montreal, Michèle SABBAN, AER President, brought up the steps to be taken by the regions in the world in order to truly fight against climate change. Along with Linda ADAMS, Secretary of State of the State of California and many business [...]
At the 25th anniversary assembly of the Assembly of European Regions, Blogactiv spoke to Klaus Klipp. Mr Klipp is Secretary General of the Assembly. He explained some of the organisation’s background and the results of recent reports discussing subsidiarity and political decentralisation.
Former President of the Assembly of the European Regions, Jordi Pujol i Soley spoke to Blogactiv at the 25th Anniversary assembly. Mr Pujol explains the reasons why subsidiarity is such an important concept for the EU and why it can help to bring us from the current financial crisis.
Brian Greenslade, Vice-President of the Assembly of European Regions, explains why subsidiarity is such an important concept and why Europeans are more and more involved with the EU.
Per Vinther, President of the Association of Local Democracy Agencies (ALDA), explained to REFER the potential use of subsidiarity in the Balkans. Mr Vinther was attending the 25th anniversary assembly of the Assembly of European Regions in Brussels on 14th June 2010.
Klaus Klipp, Secretary General of the Assembly of European Regions, explains the meaning of the phrase subsidiarity. Subsidiarity was the focus of the 25th anniversary assembly held in Brussels on 14th June 2010.
At the 1st European Regions Energy Day, Blogactiv spoke to Michèle Sabban, President of the Assembly of European Regions. We discussed the actions being taken by her own region, and European regions in general, to combat climate change. This interview is conducted in French with an English translation below.[...]