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EU affairs - 06.04.2018pilot project on public buying. Selected applicants can benefit from practical support and technical assistance for public procurement. Deadline to apply: 20 April.
Sustainability - 04.04.2018Accelerating cities’ energy transition on 17 April, and Renovating public buildings on 27 April.
Migration - 21.03.2018Commune hospitalière”, a Belgian-born initiative, is inviting local governments to commit to raise awareness on migration and to improve hosting conditions for migrants.
Cohesion policy - 13.03.2018briefing prepared by the European Parliamentary Research Service on this issue.
Culture - 28.02.2018award for sustainable cultural development at local level. You can apply until 16 March.
Culture - 23.02.2018how to become a European capital of culture. It will take place from 14 to 17 May 2018 in Wroclaw, Poland. Sign up before 31 March 2018!
Governance - 20.02.2018report on the role of cities in the EU’s institutional framework. The document states that CEMR should become a permanent consultant of EU policies. The report should be adopted in the Committee in June, and in plenary in September. To be continued...
Innovation - 14.02.2018Smart Villages Portal available in six languages to explore new ways to revitalise rural services through social and digital innovation.
New colleague - 13.02.2018Louise Eischorn: CEMR’s new Assistant for the Policy, Research and Project team. We are very happy to have her on our team.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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