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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).
CEMR in mourning - 27.04.2017
CEMR expresses its deepest condolences to his friends and family, and will always remember Mr Barber as someone who brought debates around local government’s place in the world into the spotlight.
Circular economy - 24.04.2017
LIFE, the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action, has published a long brochure on the circular economy. It includes interviews with experts and MEPs and hundreds of projects that can inspire local governments throughout Europe.
Sustainable energy - 20.04.2017FEDARENE is launching the third edition of the Roger Léron Award, which aims to reward an individual for their contribution towards sustainable energy transition at local or regional level in Europe.
Do you know someone who deserves the award? Suggest a nomination before 1 June.
Economic development - 19.04.2017Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative is to strengthen local governments’ capacity to implement smart local economic development. Cities joining the initiative make and implement sustainable economic development plans with EU support. The “champions” will receive grant support to implement pilot projects.
Apply until 31 May 2017.
UCLG - 11.04.2017UCLG), is hosting its second Culture Summit from 10 to 13 May 2017 in Jeju, Korea. The Jeju Culture Summit, “Commitments and Actions for Culture in Sustainable Cities”, is the place to be for towns, regions and all other stakeholders committed to culture at the local level.
The summit will focus on three key themes: Implementing culture 21 actions, A global culture 2030 goal, and Cultural rights and local alliances for culture. It will be an opportunity to discuss all aspects of cultural policies, programmes and projects in cities.
CITYnvest - 10.04.2017CITYnvest's April newsletter.
Climate Chance - 06.04.2017Climate Chance World Summit are currently looking for contributions from non-state actors in the form of presentations, papers or public policy actions in order to put together the workshop programme.
Do you have any innovative ideas? If yes, please answer the call for contributions before 15 April.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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