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 and regions and cities  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.

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