The objective of the conference will be to exchange views on existing and new challenges and opportunities of EU tourism under the Renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy adopted in September 2017 and to share good practices of harvesting the advantages offered by this horizontal strategic approach.
Brussels – AVERE’s E-Mobility Conference came to a close yesterday (18 October) after two days of engaging, exciting, and diverse discussions on the future of e-mobility in Europe. The main message from the close to 100 high level speakers that spoke at AEC2018 is that the time is now for Europe to accelerate the transition to electrification.
Cities are hubs of cycling innovation and expertise, pioneering measures that are making urban environments suitable and safe for bikes. Yet the knowledge arising from this does not always reach those who would benefit from it the most – other cities. HANDSHAKE, a new CIVITAS and Horizon 2020 project, is seeking to change this.
Philippe Vangeel, Secretary General of AVERE, said “The agreement reached in the European Council is unfortunate and shows that some key Member States are still not fully committed to enabling the electrification of transport develop within Europe.