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Culture - 24.07.2017Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor? A new tool that helps European cities assess their performance in terms of culture and creation, it also creates opportunities for exchanges and learning with other cities. This tool was launched by the European Commission.
Gender equality - 19.07.2017Does local government work for women?’ Find her full response on the CEMR Charter for Equality website.
Cohesion policy - 13.07.2017Eurobarometer 452, the majority of EU citizens share the view that it should continue investing in all EU regions. What’s more, 78% of EU citizens see a positive impact of EU regional investments in their city or region.
Senior citizens - 11.07.2017workshop on the issue which will take place on 10 October in Brussels, during the European Week of Regions and Cities.
CITYnvest - 04.07.2017newsletter is out. Read up on regional energy plans, on what the Committee of the Regions does for renewable energy, and on what the dutch city of Deventer does to strive towards sustainable energy.
CITYnvest - 27.06.2017CITYnvest does. You are invited to follow, tag and retweet the project on Twitter at @CITYnvest.
CITYnvest is the project that supports towns and regions to find innovative ways to finance energy efficiency in public buildings.
Heatwave - 26.06.2017article (in French) gives some examples of good practices to follow when cities get hot.
PLATFORMA - 22.06.2017newsletter.
Small cities - 19.06.2017article by Simon Kuper in the Financial Times explains how smaller cities could very well become "the star of the next 25 years".
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
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