The Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region, in partnership with the French Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, the Israeli Ministry for Foreign Affairs, United Cities France and the Federation of Local Authorities in Israel (FLAI) will host and jointly organize the 4th Conference of Decentralized France-Israel Cooperation in Lyon on 3, 4, 5 June 2019.
This fourth edition, entitled “France-Israel, renewed ties: local democracy serving innovation", will be an opportunity to strengthen existing partnerships and create new ties, particularly in the context of territorial reorganization in France and the recent municipal elections in Israel.
Four subjects will be discussed in four workshops, namely the Economy; Education - Youth; Energy - Water; and Culture - Heritage - Tourism.
In addition to the French and Israeli authorities actively involved in the decentralized France-Israel cooperation, the event will bring together representatives from both countries, as well as experts, academics, leading players in culture and tourism, businesses and international organizations.
1.15 pm: Welcome & registration
2 pm: Opening plenary session
5.30 pm: Visit of the exhibition area
7.30 pm: Gala dinner
8 am: Welcome & registration
8.30 am: Simultaneous workshops
10.45 am: Simultaneous workshops
1 pm: Cocktail lunch
3.30 pm: Field visits
7.30 pm: Dinner
8.30 am: Welcome coffee
9 am: Closing plenary session with workshop feedback, reading and adoption of the Final Declaration, agreement signing session.
12 pm: Cocktail lunch
Your registration is subject to potential confirmation from the organizer and partners.
Venue: the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region headquarters
Accomodation in Lyon
If you have special dietary requirements, please contact the organizer (“Send a message”).