Gathering more than 700 participants, this flagship event was host to EU leaders, experts and representatives from both the public and private sector. Together they considered how to strengthen connections between Europe's people, places, ideas and resources through investment.Watch the highlights from participants, selected speakers, and some of key messages to take from the Summit.
The Summit was organised on 7- 9 of July 2016 by the European Committee of the Regions and co-hosted by the Bratislava Self-Governing Region and the City of Bratislava, in cooperation with the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The CoR holds a European Summit of Regions and Cities every two years. These summits bring elected representatives from regional and local authorities together to discuss the main challenges facing the European Union.