Opening of the 2nd Macro-regional Strategies Week

Online | 1 March 2021

This event will be organised within the framework of the 2nd Macro-regional Strategies Week; join us on 1 March 2021 between 9:30-11:15.

Master of ceremony

  • Diana Madill - Journalist


  • Normunds Popens, Deputy Director-General, DG Regional and Urban Policy, European Commission

Opening addresses

  • Elisa Ferreira, Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, European Commission
  • Joël Giraud - French State Secretary for Rural Affairs representing the Presidency of the four Macro-Regional Strategies

Special address

  • Jean Jouzel – Climatologist and former vice-chair of the Scientific Working Group of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Closing address

  • Cees Loggen - President of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and Regional Minister of Noord-Holland

* Translation from French ↔ English will be provided.

The event is open for everyone to join! The webstream will be provided through Facebook @EURegioInterreg.