27th Economic Forum (2017)more
Krynica Zdrój, Poland, 5-7 September
The Economic Forum in Krynica is the largest conference in Central and Eastern Europe. Every year the Forum, organized at the beginning of September brings more than 3000 guests. These are political, economic and social leaders as well as approx. 500 journalists. The guests come from over 60 countries in Europe, Asia and America.
3rd European Congress of Local Governmentsmore
Krakow, 27 – 28 March 2017
The Congress will be an opportunity for Polish and Central European local governments to discuss ways of increasing efficiency in using EU structural funds. It will also be an occasion to share experiences and make new contacts.
The Polish Minister of National Education will be the guest of 3rd European Congress of Local Governments
During the 2nd European Congress of Local Governments Anna Zalewska stressed that "the key to modernization of education in Poland is improving teachers’ vocational education; the teachers play the most important role in the education of young people."
Laura-Jane Rawlings, CEO of Youth Employment UK, will visit the European Congress of Local Governments
The 3rd European Congress of Local Governments to take place in ICE Congress Centre in Cracow, Poland between 27-28 March will be visited by Laura-Jane Rawlings, a distinguished activist in the area of youth employment.
Prof. Milbradt is a German politician, a member of CDU since 1973 and expert on public finances. His political career includes being head of the finance department of the city of Münster and Minister of Finance of Saxony (1990 – 2001).
President of the Autonomous Region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia will be a guest of the Congress in Krakow
Franco Iacop, President of the Autonomous Region of Friuli – Venezia Giulia and a member of the Committee of the Regions has confirmed his participation in the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments.
The Agenda of the Congress includes a debate concerning Project PLANHEAT and workshops about the decarbonisation of the Heating and Cooling sector. The partner of the Project is Regional Environmental Center for Central & Eastern Europe (REC).
Head of the Lviv Regional Council will be the guest of the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments
Oleksandr Hanushchyn was a deputy of Lviv Regional Council since 2006. Earlier he was working in Lviv Regional State Administration. Oleksandr Hanushchyn is a member of Perto Poroshenko Bloc „Solidarity”.
Advisor to the Italian Prime Minister will be the guest of the 3rd European Congress of Local Governments
Emilio D’Alessio is the Spokesperson of Gruppo 21 – Local Agenda 21 Italy, former Deputy Mayor of the city of Ancona.
Krakow prepares to Host the European Congress of Local Governments (27-28 March 2017). The Watchword: Local governments in the face of the challenges of the twenty-first century.
Guests about the Forum moreMichael Gapes, former Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Select Committee of the House of Commons
We must care for the continuity of the EU and avoid divisions, which are harmful to it. Many problems of the European Union can be solved only because of cooperation with the United States. Our success is possible exclusively thanks to cooperation.
Media about the Forum more
Poland should hold a referendum following a public debate on whether it should enter the euro zone”, President Andrzej Duda said in Krynica. “I think that ultimately there should be a referendum on this issue after a thorough debate”, President Duda said.
The Economic Forum in Krynica has been an important platform for European debate for 25 years. Nowadays, as the European Union is facing numerous challenges and threats- the discussion on the future of the European community and economy is even much more needed.
Poland’s politics is in time of upheaval and the business leaders are preparing for a new reality six weeks before elections by wooing the party that plans to impose more taxes on banks and retailers.