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Manchester Attack - 23.05.2017
We stand united with the people, towns and regions of Britain, as well as our British association LGA, after this horrific attack. Our deepest condolences go out to the victims’ friends and families.
Gender equality - 19.05.2017
For her hard work in favour of the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life, one of CEMR’s proudest achievements, Edite Estrela was awarded the CEMR medal on 18 May. Congratulations!
Local finances - 16.05.2017stakeholder survey on the matter to help it prepare its position on the post-2020 EU budget.
CITYnvest - 15.05.2017workshop conclusions to find out more on how innovative financing can bring about energy efficiency at local level.
Gender equality - 12.05.2017
On 28 April, signatories of the European Charter for Equality of Women and Men in Local Life were invited to a workshop in Washington D.C. to share good practices in gender equality and mainstreaming that can be reproduced in decentralisation projects in Latin America. This event was organised by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
Global Urban Agenda - 11.05.201726th UN Habitat Governing Council in Nairobi, Kenya, on 8 May, where he was part of the Global Taskforce delegation.
He stated: “We need an increased and effective involvement of local governments and their associations in the cooperation with UN-HABITAT. This goes hand in hand with the recognition of decentralisation as a key driver for development, namely for capacity building.”
UCLG - 10.05.2017UCLG), our global association, is recruiting a new Secretary General. He or she should manage to defend the interests of towns, regions and their associations worldwide.
Apply before 1 July 2017. More details in the application package.
RGRE Deutsche Sektion - 04.05.2017new Secretary General of RGRE Deutsche Sektion, CEMR's German association. He was elected for a two-year mandate on 26 April 2017, just as the mandate of his predecessor, Kay Ruge, comes to an end. We wish Helmut Dedy all the best for the leadership of RGRE Deutsche Sektion.
Local budgets - 02.05.2017
For more information and to register, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com before 5 May. This event is organised by the Republic of Slovenia's Court of audit and the Global Initiative for Fiscal Transparency (GIFT).
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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