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AGORADA 2023 - 6 Ps towards Sustainable Cities and Regions

On Tuesday 6 June 2023, EURADA is organising its main annual event: AGORADA.

It is designed to function as meeting point for regional development practitioners. AGORADA creates and maintains a network of Regional Development Agencies by helping them connect and work together in activities related to their common interests. Members of EURADA get inspirations and ideas from one another by sharing their best practices and successful policies implemented in their regions. AGORADA furthermore shines a spotlight on current policy developments at European level. 

AGORADA provides a unique opportunity to highlight EURADA's role in:

  • Analysing and anticipating Policy trends for territorial development, which are key to Regional Development Agencies, and to create the conditions for anticipating policy developments and sharing information on funding opportunities;
  • Monitoring, mentoring and facilitating Processes within RDAs and in their territories regarding smart specialisation strategies, innovation valleys, clusters, etc.;
  • Enhancing the Performance of RDAs through the exchange of tools for policy implementation, monitoring, data collection and impact evaluation;
  • Supporting Project development with links to the identified missions and activities;
  • Positioning RDAs and their territories on important issues and consultations;
  • Creating solid Partnerships between RDAs and other relevant actors at European level such as the JRC, OECD. In addition, AGORADA brings together high-level experts from development agencies, local and regional authorities, businesses, academia, civil society, the European institutions, international organisations, and think tanks.

This year’s edition will be centred on:

Sustainable Cities and Regions tackling talent attraction, upskilling & retraining; urban regeneration; and territorial innovation & interregional value chains

Click here to check the agenda of AGORADA 2023 - 6 Ps towards Sustainable Cities and Regions


  • Sustainability, just transition, inclusion, participation, green, digital
  • Territory, cities, regions
  • Strategic foresight, anticipation, territorial innovation and competitiveness, interregional cooperation
  • Skills, talents, brain drain, retraining and upskilling
  • Strategic Foresight

Target audience

  • Development Agencies, especially those working at city and regional level
  • Policy and decision-makers
  • Business associations
  • European networks
  • Academia (universities, research centres) & vocational education institutions


  • European Commission (EC)
  • Joint Research Centre (JRC)
  • Committee of the Regions (CoR)
  • Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
  • International Economic Development Council (IEDC)
  • International Urban and Regional Cooperation (IURC)
  • Regional Development Agencies