Scandinavian XPO, 15 May 2023
The Territorial Agenda, as the strategic framework for implementing Territorial Cohesion, has evolved over the years to reflect the changing needs and priorities of the European Union. The latest version, the Territorial Agenda 2030, sets out a vision for the future of our territories, focusing on the priorities: a Just Europe and a Green Europe.
The DG-meeting of 15 may was organized by the Swedish Presidency of the European Council. The main aim of the meeting was to discuss the content and process forward to a revised Territorial Agenda 2030. There were also discussions on conclusions and future perspectives of the Territorial Agenda Pilot Actions, as well as a presentation of a draft Policy Paper on the Swedish presidency theme: Territorial Perspective of Green Industrialisation.
Approximately 70 representatives from EU countries plus Norway and Switzerland, European Commission, European Parliament, and several interest organisations participated at the meeting.
After the meeting, Stockholm region and Stockholm city arranged a study visit. During the study visit, the delegates got to see Stockholm of the future. One of the highlights was a boat tour that showcased the envisioned developments and innovations in the city in terms of infrastructure and urban planning.