Transborder Collaboration: Enhancing Knowledge Exchange and Innovation for Climate Adaptation


MAIA’s second policy roundtable

We invite you to a pivotal event in the heart of Brussels: The MAIA Project’s second Climate Adaptation Roundtable, part of the side events programme of the EU Regions Week.

Scheduled for next Tuesday, this gathering revolves around the pressing theme of “Transborder Collaboration: Enhancing Knowledge Exchange and Innovation for Climate Adaptation.”

Event Key Details

  • Date: Tuesday, 10th of October 2023
  • Time: 12:10h PM
  • Location: Ambiorix Center. 7, Ambiorix Square, Brussels (Belgium)
  • Moderator: Maria José Sanz, BC3 Scientific Director, member of the Task Force Bureau on National Greenhouse Inventories on IPCC and coordinator of the MAIA project.

Distinguished Voices

A lineup of distinguished speakers will grace the event, including Ms. Géraldine Mahieu, Director DG ECFIN.B at the European Commission, who brings invaluable insights into economic and financial affairs. Joining her is Mr. Raffaele Cattaneo, Undersecretary for International and European Relations in the Lombardy Region, and Mr. Aitor Zulueta, CEA Centro de Estudios Ambientales Director, who hails from Vitoria-Gasteiz in the Basque Country. Additionally, we will have the privilege of hearing from Mr. Simon Moulines, Mission Director at the Occitanie region, and Mr. Juan Terradez Mas, Director of the Pyrenean Climate Change Observatory, both participating online.

Core objectives

The central focus of this roundtable discussion is to shed light on the hurdles and opportunities in the pursuit of effective transborder cooperation for climate adaptation. It’s an occasion to explore the challenges, gaps, and barriers that regions often encounter, but also to celebrate and share successful strategies and enablers that can inspire progress.

Secure Your Spot and Join the Livestream

The MAIA Project recognises the importance of your contribution to this conversation. Due to limited venue capacity, we kindly request that you confirm your participation by registering through the provided link. Your presence will help shape the narrative and contribute to the meaningful discussion.

Registration form (only in person) 

This policy roundtable is not just an event—it’s a platform for fostering innovation, sharing knowledge, and fortifying our collective commitment to climate resilience. Join us next Tuesday as we embark on this crucial journey together.

Can’t make it to Brussels in person? No worries! We’re pleased to offer a livestream of the event so you can join us remotely. Just access the livestream connection on the day of the event here.

Livestream Connection Link:


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