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Jiu Valley cities invitation to Platform on Coal Regions in Transition working groups

All six mayors from Jiu Valley cities received the invitation to attend the next EC – Platform on Coal Regions in Transition working groups meeting in Brussels, 15-16.07.2019. This initiative generated several press releases as: Hunedoara County Morning Gazette “Jiu Valley Mayors called out in Brussels” https://gddhd.ro/actualitate/primarii-din-valea-jiului-chemati-la-bruxelles/ or Mesagerul Hunedorean “Jiu Valley Mayors will debate…

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The New York Times interested in Jiu Valley social challenges

The New York Times was also interested in knowing more about Jiu Valley social challenges, so Kevin Granville, reporter and Kevin Faingnaert, photographer published a short press report titled “What life after coal looks like”. https://www.nytimes.com/2019/04/09/business/romania-coal-towns.html?fbclid=IwAR0T86YdJjloiUgou_HTv2_3pyLlOzxCluC8GXquDHO28vAnIs_7BRtRqk; The movingly reportage was taken over and partly translated by the local press (e.g. Adevarul de Hunedoara newspaper). Life…

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Jiu Valley could attract 5 billion euros EU money

On the occasion of the Romanian six-month rotating presidency of the EU Council, several informal ministerial meetings on energy took place in Bucharest, followed by EC delegation visit in Jiu Valley (Petroșani city), on 03.04.2019, where the Energy commissioner is making a statement (min 1:02) http://stiri.tvr.ro/valea-jiului-ar-putea-atrage-5-miliarde-de-euro–bani-europeni–dupa-inchiderea-mineritului_843642_video.html#view announcing that Jiu Valley could attract in the future…

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Platform Meeting

The European Commission launched the Platform on Coal Regions in Transition in December 2017. As part of the Platform’s activities two working groups meet three times per year to discuss priority projects and best practices in coal region

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