EAR-AER puts attention on regions in energy debate

On 26th October 2016, the subject of the 5th "coffee of the regions" of the European Academy of the Regions was the involvement of regions and cities in the future energy debate. Indeed the switch from fossil energy to renewable energy will also switch the level playing field from large global energy suppliers and brokers to local apartment buildings, houses and enterprises using their own energy and exchanging energy with the public grid. These local players will require the involvement of ...
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EAR-AER president met the Mayor of Istanbul

On Monday 17th October, during the dinner debate organized with the occasion of the "Turkey Democracy Platform" visit in Brussels, Mr. Neacsu met Mr. Kadir Topbas, Mayor of Istanbul. Mr. Neacsu introduced briefly the EAR-AER and its goals to Mr. Topbas. Next steps will follow in order to organize an EAR-AER fact finding mission to Istanbul. *The meeting was organized with the support of MUSIAD (Independent Industrialists and Businessmen's Association) and in particular Mr. Alperen Ozdemir,...
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Invitation at our 5th “Coffee of Regions”- REGIONAL ENERGY NEEDS: WHAT ARE POSSIBILITIES TO ENGAGE REGIONS IN ENERGY PROJECTS – WHAT IS THE POTENTIAL FOR REGIONS?

Invitation at our 5th “Coffee of Regions”- REGIONAL ENERGY NEEDS: WHAT ARE POSSIBILITIES TO ENGAGE REGIONS IN ENERGY PROJECTS – WHAT IS THE POTENTIAL FOR REGIONS? Dear Madam, Dear Sir, We are delighted to invite you to our Fifth meeting “Coffee of Regions”, followed by a debate, organised by European Academy of the Regions which will be held on the 26th of October 2016 at 9.30h to 11.00h at the CORREGGIO HOUSE  in Rue Le Corrège, 93, 1000 Brussels (metro: Schuman). The debate will...
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EAR-AER presentation at Vlorë Youth Centre

In the afternoon the "Forum on regional development" was continued in the premises of the newly established Vlorë Youth Centre with two lectures about various aspects by young Albanian speakers. M. Louis Delcart finalised then with a lecture on Entrepreneurship that was much appreciated by the young audience.   https://www.facebook.com/1376372532681244/photos/ms.c.eJxNkFsOAzEIA29U8TKQ~_1~_sLSje~;R1NjB3NDkuz0D5mJR9doDKg4wI5MENqX~_D~_Bzgvo4E~_UGbEPnGCHCP4RHuBXWA1Z7MIbIs9BiZU...
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EAR-AER met the president of Vlorë County Council

On 14th October 2016, the three members of EAR-AER board met the president of  Vlore County Council,  Mr. Sadrit Danaj. Mr. Danaj presented the new organisation of the country with the 63 merged municipalities and the role of the regional council. He explained that, in Vlorë region, municipalities focused on practical development of their areas, while strategic development and the acquisition of funds for those purposes was left to the regional council. The seven new municipalities of the re...
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Municipality of Vlorë on its way towards joining EAR-AER

During the “Forum on Local and Regional development” Mr. Neacsu met the Mayor of Vlorë, M. Dritan LELI , next steps will follow in order to welcome the Municipality of Vlore as EAR-AER member. The meeting was organised with the support of the new EAR-AER Albania partner, CRLDS (Center for Regional and Local Development Studies Albania) and in particular Mrs. Luiza Hoxhaj .                         ...
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“Forum on Local and Regional development” in Vlorë, Albania

The 5th day of the EAR-AER fact finding mission took the delegates to Vlorë. The City of Vlorë has been the site, though ancient and modern history, of many important events for Albania and its people. Known as the “Place of the Flag,” the city of Vlore has fixed in Albanian history the date of November 28, 1912, the date of national independence. At the western vanguard of the city are the Island of Sazani and the Peninsula of Karburun. Vlore is an ancient city and the southern port of the Adri...
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EAR-AER at the Babe Dude Karbunara gymnasium Berat

Mr.Delcart gave a lecture to last year pupils of the Babe Dude Karbunara gymnasium in the centre of Berat about entrepreneurship. Both teacher and 42 pupils had a good time in a very lively interaction about new opportunities educated Europeans have in developing new businesses and filling in new needs of society. The exchange of ideas went smoothly thanks to the excellent mastering of the English language by the young Albanian generation.
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EAR-AER in Berat

The fourth day of fact finding mission to Albania brought the EAR-AER team to Berat, a historical city, 2,413 years-old city, the pride of Albanian architecture which is under the protection of UNESCO, is located 120 km from Tirana. The city forms a wonderful combination of eastern and western cultures, costumes, traditions and outlook. Berat is a treasure-trove of Albanian history, culture and a testament to the country’s tradition of religious harmony. The team was received in the premises ...
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Presentations at Elbasan University

On the third day of the EAR-AER fact finding mission toAlbania, the board members were brought to Elbasan, a city at 45 km east from Tirana. Two presentations took place. The first one was at the Multimodal Center of the Aleksander Xhuvani university. Presentations were done by Mrs. Luiza Hoxhaj, president of the Center for European Policy Studies on Regional and Local Development in Albania, by Mr. Nelu Neacsu; who presented the aims of EAR-AER and prof. Ionica Oncioiu, who presented th...
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