Retaining talents and skills for regional growth. What is the role of civil society partners?


  • Ioannis VARDAKASTANIS, President, ECO Section, European Economic and Social Committee


  • Tatjana Babrauskienė, Rapporteur of the EESC opinion on Harnessing talent in EU regions
  • Christian Spahr, Secretary General, Assembly of European regions (AER)
  • Astrid Hannes, Policy and Project Manager, European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN)