The Danube Cooperation Forum

The Danube Region Cooperation Forum is a two days’ annual event held in Galati, during which government representatives, together with European officials, as well as from the administrations of regions and cities, as well as experts and academics will have the opportunity to share good practice and knowledge in regional and urban development.

The forum is also a recognized platform for dialogue on political and economic issues on the development of the Danube region and to raise decision-makers' awareness of the importance of local and regional partners in the process of EU policy making. It is also characterized by a high density of activities, being structured in thematic sessions, workshops and panels. At the same time, the event will be a platform for networking and direct contacts between participants.

The Danube Cooperation Forum will be held on 11th-12th of April 2019 at ”Dunarea de Jos” University in Galati, Romania

The event will give to the participants the opportunity to share their own expertise, experience, and to familiarise themselves with best practices on a range of regional themes (local and regional development, youth, resilience, energy security, environmental security, citizenship, European policies, neighbourhood policy etc.). It also encourages the dialogue with stakeholders and engages in new partnerships and joint projects that can provide solutions to regional challenges.

Detailed agenda of the Forum can be found here.