EAR-AER appointed Drs. Reinhard Eichweber as new board member and as member Healthcare Innovation and Government Policy Department

During its board meeting of February 13th  2018, the board members of EAR-AER appointed Drs. Reinhard Eichweber as new board member and as member Healthcare Innovation and Government Policy Department (HCIGPdep). The department is aimed at awareness raising, attracting EU funding and establishing consortia, in order to contribute to building the infrastructure and expertise required at regional level. Reinhard Eichweber, Born 29.12.51, in Hamburg, Germany. ...
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EAR-AER appointed Prof. Luigi A. Dell’Aquila as new board member and as coordinator of the European Funds Department

During its board meeting of February 13th  2018, the board members of EAR-AER appointed Prof. Luigi A. Dell’Aquila as new board member and as coordinator of the European Funds Department. “The newest board member embodies the spirit of community and bring more expertise.  We are very fortunate to have Luigi  by our side as we continue to strengthen the activities of the Academy, in particular within European Funds. ”  Nelu Neacsu, EAR-AER President Luigi A. Dell'Aquila has a ten-year scienti...
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EAR-AER featured Mr. Ivan Jakovčić, MEP, as new honorary member

Former prefect of the Istria County in Croatia and former Minister of the European integration, Mr. Jakovčić was elected in 2014  Member of the European Parliament. Mr. Jakovčić  is  Vice-President of the Delegation to the EU-Albania Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee, deputy member of the Delegation to the EU-Serbia Stabilisation and Association Parliamentary Committee,  member of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development and member of the Regional Development Commi...
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EAR-AER`s New Year Reception with keynote speaker Mr. Ivan Jakovčić, MEP

EAR-AER`s New Year Reception with keynote speaker Mr. Ivan Jakovčić, Member of European Parliament. We are honoured to welcome Mr. Oriano Otočan ALDA President, officials from Government of Flanders such as Mr. Sam Vandenabelle, director and Mr. Hendrix Theunissen, deputy head of the cabinet foreign affairs, Horst Heitz executive director of SME Europe, Jan Van Doren, head of Voka Metropolitan, representatives of the Employer's Organization of Flanders VOKA, Frederic Fabre, Secretary General of ...
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Invitation to the NEW YEAR’S RECEPTION, on Tuesday, 23th January 2018, 6.30 – 9.00 pm

INVITATION The president, the management board(1) and the honorary members committee(2) of the European Academy of the Regions have the pleasure to invite you to their NEW YEAR’S RECEPTION, On Tuesday, 23th January 2018, 6.30 – 9.00 pm, At the prestigious venue of Voka - Employers’ organization of Flanders Rue Royale 154 – 1000 Brussels Featuring: Opening address Nelu Neacsu, EAR-AER president “The importance of collaboration between local and regional levels in the economic an...
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Our beloved honorary member Jean-Marie Vanhouwe passed away, May he rest in peace!

Dear Members and friends, We have the sad duty to inform you that our beloved honorary member Jean-Marie Vanhouwe passed away unexpectedly last Monday and has been buried today 22-12-2017 in Court-Saint-Etienne. Jean-Marie was 76. After a career as high level consultant in London and later Paris, he became general manager of several international associations, among which the European Marketing Confederation, the European Federation of Management Consultancies Associations and SME Union. After...
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The ideas and outcome of the second Forum on the Western Balkans

On December 1st and 2nd took place the Second Western  Balkans Forum on Regional and Local Economic Development in the Albanian city of Vlorë, at the Adriatic coast, unfortunately under torrential floods’ circumstances. The forum gathered more than twenty speakers out of 10 countries, among which academics and practitioners from Albania, the UK, Hungary, Serbia, Bulgaria, Kosovo, Romania, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands and France in the rectorate’s venue of the Ismail Qemali University of Vlorë...
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Important delegation of EAR-AER as speaker at the 2nd Forum of Regional and Local Economic Development in Vlorë, Albania

From November 30th till December 2nd 2017 will take place the Second Forum of Regional and Local Economic Development in the Albanian port town of Vlorë. The Forum, to which participants from the Western Balkan countries will attend, was supported from its first edition by the European Academy of the Regions in Brussels and organized by its Albanian member, the Center for European Policy Studies for Regional and Local Development. The Forum received the academic support this year from the Univ...
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Second Forum of Regional and Local Economic Development, 30 November – 2 December 2017, Vlore, Albania

The main objective of the forum is to promote a European approach on regional and local development through foster the exchange of ideas, reflections and prospects encouraging academics to get more comprehensive information on "real world" issues and policy makers using what emerges from the academic debate as well as trough foster the participation of citizens and civil society to social, political, economic and scientific life as a tool for a better shared future in Western Balkans countries...
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