7th Plenary session ARLEM – 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. UnitrustMedia has the honor to be the media partner to the organizers of this high level event and to cover it.

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 Neighborhood 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 stabilization and territorial development in Libya
– Cooperation between local and regional authorities and civil society organisations, in view of territorial development.