Kilkelly invited to join EU-China programme

Location: China: Beijing, Xinjiang, and Shanxi province
Date: 29/11/2013

In collaboration with the European Union’s DG ENER, PDSF, and the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG), EU experts including Kilkelly will contribute to training of city leaders in several Chinese provinces on the key opportunities and challenges of urbanisation, ‘informatization’, and urban – rural integration. Kilkelly will be meeting leaders and presenting insights from Europe in Xinjiang and Shanxi provinces from November 20-28.

 In addition to contributing to training sessions in these provincial academies of governance Kilkelly will participate in roundtable meetings in the Chinese Academy of Governance (CAG) in Beijing on issues related to urbanization.

Kilkelly stated “This is an excellent opportunity to build connections with city leaders in China and to share experience and ideas for increasing the resilience of our cities.”

More information to follow as the mission unfolds ...