NEXT ITEM - NIEUWSPOORT: House of Representatives election, are the border regions in the picture?
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On-site or online via livestream
EVENT LANGUAGE: DUTCH
Early House of Representatives elections will take place in the Netherlands on 22 November next. A total of 26 parties have submitted their lists of candidates for the House of Representatives elections. In the party manifestos, the political parties formulate their plans for the future of the Netherlands, and directly or indirectly shape cross-border cooperation and the development of border regions.
In the run-up to election day, ITEM is analysing the relevant aspects for border regions and cross-border cooperation in the party manifestos of the 15 highest polling parties (based on the NOS polls).
⚠️ Read the reflection: ITEM Reflection: House of Representatives Elections from a Cross-Border Perspective.
We would like to share this reflection with you at the NEXT ITEM – NIEUWSPOORT: House of Representatives Elections, are the border regions in the picture? Cross-border cooperation and the perspective of the border region will be discussed with candidates for the House of Representatives.
The programme is as follows, led by Sander Kleikers:
10.30 h. Reception and coffee
11.00 h. Welcome by director ITEM Prof Dr Anouk Bollen
11.05 h. Start of substantive political discussion around cross-border themes such as labour market & economy, care & welfare, mobility & infrastructure, education & culture, security, energy transition & climate, innovation, euregional governance & cooperation
12.20 h. Wrap-up and conclusions
12.30 h. PM Closing with drinks
13:00 h. End
🟢 Martin de Beer – VVD – Alderman Economy and Labour Market, Finance, Sustainability and Sports at Municipality of Heerlen
🟢 Inge van Dijk – CDA – Member of the Lower House
🟢 Romy Frijters – Volt – citizen member of Volt Maastricht, Economy & Culture domain
🟢 Veerle Brink – D66 – Coordinator EU migration policy (JHA Council) at Ministry of Justice and Security