The Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office acts as a base for Birmingham City Council in Brussels, while also representing businesses and universities, such as Aston University and Birmingham City University at European level. The comprises a small team of experienced professionals, who keenly follow the European policy agenda and are invested in raising the profile of partners in Brussels. The office is particularly interested in the areas of climate change, smart mobility and economic recovery, especially in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office

Latest Updates

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN welcomes Sarah English as the new Network Chair

Yesterday, the ERRIN Management Board selected Sarah English (Scotland Europa) as the new network Chair. She has been a member of the ERRIN Management Board since 2014 and served as a Vice-Chair for the last three years. The Troika is now composed of Sarah English, Lars Holte Nielsen and Hortense Lutz-Hermellin who will continue to collaborate in their efforts to support the Board and secretariat in taking the network forward.

  • By Sophia Karner

Free Executive Education Opportunity - the Politics of International Development

The Department of Politics and International Studies (PAIS) of the University of Warwick, together with the Institute for European Studies (IES) and Vesalius College (VeCo), are jointly offering a training programme on the Politics of International Development in Brussels.

  • By Sophia Karner

EWRC session: Tailoring ERDF to deliver industrial symbiosis

As part of the European Week of Regions and Cities, this event will consider industrial symbiosis as an efficient means of addressing climate change mitigation and competitiveness.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

BETTER project: IE call#4

BETTER project: IE call#4 Context According to the New Prospective of the EU budget allocation for the 2021-2027 period a “pragmatic, modern, long-term budget reform is necessary”. Together with the policies dedicated to migration and EU Security, both Technological transformation and Digital Agenda for Local Governments represent the main pillars of the next EU 20121-2027 achievements.