22-23 January 2020, Barcelona. The 11th plenary session of the Euro-Mediterranean Regional and Local Assembly (ARLEM) will take place in Barcelona, Spain on 22 and 23 January 2020 at the invitation of Ms Ada Colau Ballano, Mayor of Barcelona and hosted by the Union for the Mediterranean.
The ARLEM members will adopt the Action Plan for the next term of office, the Recommendations as well as the calendar for the ARLEM activities during the coming year. The Assembly will also decide the topics and the rapporteurs for 2020.
Furthermore, the plenary session will adopt the two draft ARLEMreports: on blue economy for local and regional authorities in the Mediterranean, by rapporteur Vincenzo Bianco (IT/PES), Councillor of Catania, Italy and on regional integration in the Mediterranean, by rapporteur Jehad Khair, Mayor of Beit Sahour, Palestine.
The winner of the ARLEM Award 2020 to the young local entrepreneur from the Mediterranean region will be awarded at a special ceremony during the plenary.