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World Mayor Prize - 10.04.2018who you think should win! This year’s edition focuses on women mayors.
Cohesion policy - 09.04.2018interview with FASI media to explain the need to keep cohesion policy strong in the EU’s future budget.
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.
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.
Human rights - 12.02.2018guidelines to help municipalities eradicate such exploitation.
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