CoR call for public consultations

The Committee of the Regions strongly encourages the EU local and regional authorities to take part in the public consultation on the Europe 2020, launched by the European Commission on 5 May as part of the mid-term review of the Strategy. The consultation will be open until 31 October 2014 and is accessible through Your Voice in Europe or the dedicated page on the Europe 2020 website.

More than 1500 local and regional authorities have already participated in the assessment through discussions in the last 18 months. Based on the Mid-Term Assessment Report , the key messages of the CoR assessment have been delivered in the Athens Declaration "A Territorial Vision for Growth and Jobs" The local and regional authorities are essential partners to ensure growth and jobs creation across Europe. Therefore, the Committee of the Regions strongly encourages the EU local and regional authorities to take part in the public consultation on the Europe 2020, launched by the European Commission on 5 May as part of the mid-term review of the Strategy.