Lobbying on the Code of conduct on partnership, the adoption of the Common Strategic Framework and of the Structural funds Regulations; Supporting EU regions in the elaboration and negotiations of their Partnership contracts; Promoting the report by Mr Reichardt on information and access to European funding (Alsace-F).
Promoting the Report by Mr Kendal on electric vehicles (Hampshire-UK); Participating and co-organising various events, in the context of the World sustainable energy days, R20, AER Summer school on the green economy; Supporting the implementation of peer reviews on Energy investments.
Kicking-off a refined version of the Regional Innovation award ; Contributing to the Crisis summit(s) to be held in 2013; Supporting the implementation of peer reviews on innovation and employment; Promoting the Report by Mr Vonlanthen on the IDeal Index (Fribourg-CH); Promoting exchanges of best practices among regions on the topic of regional airports.
Promoting the Report on rural development by Mr Denanot (Limousin-F).
Integrating the Rur@ct programme into the activities of Committee 1.
In order to highlight the importance of ‘Equal opportunities’ and ‘Institutional affairs’ throughout AER activities, our General Assembly decided in May 2013 to make them transversal issues directly dealt with by each Committee. Two AER Vice-Presidents are respectively in charge of these issues within the Executive Board, namely Monica Carlsson (County Councillor of Norrbotten-S) and Roy Perry (Leader of Hampshire County Council-UK).