A panel debate with the participation of citizens and dedicated to successful examples of innovation from regions and cities at the time of the crisis will start the session of the Presidium of the Committee of the Regions in the Swedish city of Uppsala. The two-day session (10-12 September) will be attended by Mayor Jerzy Kropiwnicki.
On 12 September a speech will be given by Matsa Odella, Swedish Minister for Local Governance and Financial Markets (on behalf of the Swedish Presidency). Additionally, a debate will be held on „Economic Crisis and Its Effects of Local and Regional Level". The members will also acquaint themselves with the report concerning the network monitoring the implementation of the principle of subsidiarity attached to the CoR. (pz)