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Regions & Cities: The EU Agencies Race

EUobserver's 2017 Regions & Cities magazine takes a closer look at EU agencies and the benefits for cities and regions to host them. The UK leaving the EU has prompted a scramble for the European Medicines Agency and the European Banking Authority among most of the remaining member states. But what makes a city competitive? Which cities stand a good chance to become the new hosts? And what do EU agencies bring to the local economy?

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The State of the European Union: the View of Regions and Cities Address by Karl-Heinz Lambertz President of the European Committee of the Regions 10 October 2017 3 pm | European Commission (Charlemagne building), Brussels #SOTREG Karl-Heinz Lambertz, President of the European Committee of the Regions, will deliver the first-ever Address on the "State of the European Union: the View of Regions and Cities" on 10 October in Brussels. The Address will be followed by a debate with local and regional leaders from all EU Member States. President Lambertz's Address will contribute to setting the EU's future agenda by taking stock of the current situation of cities and regions in the Union. It will look ahead to the challenges for local governments in the coming years. The event will be broadcast live on EbS and web-streamed on the European Committee of the Regions' website: www.cor.europa.eu Also visit: cor.europa.eu/sotreg.go 36 — REGIONS & CITIES OCTOBER 2017

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