7th Plenary session ARLEM

18-19 January, 2016 -  Nicosia


At the invitation of Mr Constantinos Yiorkhadjis, Mayor of Nicosia, the seventh ARLEM plenary session will be held in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 18 and 19 January 2016

The plenary will discuss two thematic reports drawn up by the new ARLEM Commission for Sustainable Territorial Development, on employment and territorial development in the Mediterranean region (rapporteur: Ms Eleni Loukaidou, EPP/CY) and on a sustainable urban agenda in the Mediterranean region (rapporteur: Mr Fawzi Masad, Amman/JO).

The plenary session will also provide an opportunity to discuss the ongoing revision of the European Neighbourhood Policy, the management of migration in Mediterranean region, with the follow-up of ARLEM's report on this issue, as well as the adoption of ARLEM's Action plan for 2016.

Other items on the agenda include:
- Local authorities for stabilisation and territorial development in Libya
- Cooperation between local and regional authorities and civil society organisations, in view of territorial development.