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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.
Cohesion Policy - 13.06.2017
This event came just before the adoption of our position paper on the future of cohesion policy. For the future of Europe and its territories after the next EU budget review in 2020, CEMR advocates a simplified and integrated territorial approach to cohesion policy.
PLATFORMA - 13.06.2017Consensus on Development replacing a previous development framework in place since 2005 entered into force at the European Development Days (EDD) opening ceremony on 7 June in Brussels. This Consensus recognises the role of local and regional governments in achieving the SDGs and commits to support decentralization reforms and decentralised cooperation.
Read PLATFORMA's position paper on the new European Consensus on Development.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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