Helga Lukač

Graduated from Faculty of Social Science at University of Ljubljana. In 2002, after 2 years in UK at University of Warwick on different positions, she becomes part of the Regional Development Agency Mura team, where she worked for 13 years on different projects related to regional development. She started as an assistant to Technical Secretariat Read more about Helga Lukač[…]


Pomurje – a region where cultural heritage and nature meet investment opportunities. Pomurje is a flat landscape situated in the northeast of Slovenia, in the very heart of Central Europe. The vast, cultivated areas as well as the fertile soil, wine-growing hills, natural resources and continental climate create favourable conditions for agriculture and the production Read more about Pomurje[…]


The Małopolska Region is a strong economic centre and a perfect place to develop business – it can be confidently said that we are one of the most dynamically developing regions in Poland and Central Europe. Thanks to massive support to entrepreneurship as well as optimum use of European Funds and other public resources, Małopolska Read more about Małopolska[…]

Manuel Lopes

Degree: Doctorate in Nursing Sciences Experience: National Coordinator for the Reform of the Integrated Continous Health Care of the National Health Service; memeber of several Scientific Journals Editorial Boards, Visiting Professor of Universidade Federal Da Paraíba – Brasil; Director of Nursing College University of Évora – Nursing School of S. João de Deus Director of Read more about Manuel Lopes[…]

Jonathan Gomez Raja

PhD in Microbiology from University of Extremadura (Spain) and Postdoc at the University of Minnesota (USA). Additionally, he is Master in International R&D programs management from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (Spain). He is an expert in Genetics and Molecular Biology and his research has been focused on human fungal diseases. He has developed his Read more about Jonathan Gomez Raja[…]

Manuel Pleguezuelo Alonso

Degree in: Law, Political and Public Administration Sciences (University of Murcia). Certificate in Political Studies- Certificat d’Etudes Politiques (University of Toulouse). University Specialist in EU and European Communities Policies (UNED). University Expert in ceremonial and Protocol (Universidad Miguel Hernández de Elche). University Specialist Consultant in Migration and Caring Actions (Universidad Católica de Murcia) Experience: Public Read more about Manuel Pleguezuelo Alonso[…]


The Region of Murcia is located in the South-East of Spain, at the Mediterranean coast. The region occupies an area of 11,314 km2 (2.2% of the total surface area of Spain and 274 kilometers of coastline) and has a population of 1,470,000. The Region of Murcia is mainly a warm region, with a Mediterranean semi-arid Read more about Murcia[…]


Extremadura is a region located in the southwest of Spain. It is characterised by its extensive surface area (41,635km2), has a total of 1.1 million inhabitants and its setting is primarily rural. As for the economy, it is strongly linked to the tertiary sector, with a lower relevance of the construction and industrial sector, which Read more about Extremadura[…]


Alentejo. Time to be happy The economy of the region is based on natural conditions conducive to diversified activities, with special emphasis on agriculture, agro-industry, livestock and forestry activities, associated with the exploration of geological and mineral resources (pyrites, marbles, waters, granite, etc.) and tourism, based in the natural, scenic and cultural heritage. The region Read more about Alentejo[…]


Lodzkie is situated in the centre of Poland and characterised by a long and strong industrial traditions. The region stands out for a high level of urbanisation and it is the main economic centre is Łódź, which is the third largest city in Poland with 706 thousand inhabitants. The region is characterized by a very Read more about Lodzkie[…]

Local event programme

10:00. Opening 10:15 What the European Union is doing to protect cultural heritage in Europe and around the world. Representative of the European Commission, Spain – ‎European Commission European Committee of the Regions vision CoR Member of the Committee of the Regions 11:30 Citizens’ Dialogue: How to promote the Region of Murcia´s Cultural Heritage within Read more about Local event programme[…]