Experts from around World Visit Tyneside; Region Gets Chance to Influence UN and European Union

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Experts from around World Visit Tyneside; Region Gets Chance to Influence UN and European Union


Byline: Tony Henderson

ACONFERENCE bringing experts from around the world to Tyneside this weekend will give the North East the opportunity to influence bodies including the UN and the European Union.

The Regional Studies Association holds its annual conference in Newcastle in what is its first visit to the UK for 12 years.

Delegates are coming from 40 countries and from bodies ranging from the European Commission and the United Nations to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

One of the key speakers at the Newcastle University conference will be Johannes Hahn, EU regional policy commissioner. The conference, with events also being staged at Newcastle Civic Centre, will include meetings between high profile delegates and city council and university leaders.

It will give the North East unique access to the world's leading regional decision makers.

"This is a big deal for us and a great opportunity," said city council director of policy Andrew Lewis.

"It is an opportunity to influence European regional policy, funding and development programmes which are now being considered for the next 10 years, and many of the people shaping this will be at the conference.

"We can show how the North East has been transformed, with projects like the Newcastle and Gateshead quaysides being known worldwide. There are a lot of challenges ahead and difficult financial circumstances, but we also have a lot to show people."

John Tomaney, Newcastle University Professor of Regional Development, said: "This event is bringing together world-leading figures and it is an opportunity to influence some high profile policy makers. …

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