UPDATE: Due to the ongoing situation with COVID-19 this conference has been postponed; we will provide further details once we are in a position to reschedule. If you had registered to attend, you should have received an e-mail to confirm the postponement. If you have not yet received this, please contact Eleanor Vaughan: eleanor.vaughan [at] gov.wales
In a new non-paper, the Vanguard Initiative calls for the adoption of an ambitious EU industrial Strategy and expresses full support of the European Commission’s ambition to adopt a renewed EU industrial strategy as a central initiative in delivering the European Green Deal.
The non-paper outlines several key principles that the Vanguard Initiative would like to see embedded in the EU industrial strategy :
On 21st November 2019 in Brussels, the Vanguard Initiative’s Annual Political Meeting (APM) took place, with Regional Ministers and senior representatives from Vanguard Initiative’s 36 Member Regions meeting to give renewed direction to the Vanguard Initiative’s work programme, with a particular focus on financing, policy influencing and communication.
During the High-level Directors meeting, Saxony-Anhalt was welcomed as a new member to the Network, which raises the network membership to 35 Regions. Saxony-Anhalt is located in the middle of Germany and integrated into three large-scale CEF transport corridors, and the last 30 years have seen Saxony-Anhalt become a central logistics hub. Bordering on four neighboring federal states – Brandenburg, Saxony, Thuringia and Lower Saxony – Saxony-Anhalt is deeply integrated into the value chains of a number of large businesses in some of Germany’s key industries.