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Equality - 14.12.2016EUDEL) will bring together local elected representatives, civil society, academia and CEMR associations to discuss the transformation of the social landscape in Europe.
During the CEMR Policy Committee (in Maastricht, 12-13 December), the mayor of Bilbao, Juan Maria Aburto, presented the goals of the conference that will take place in June 2018:
• to prepare our towns and regions to take the lead in tackling discrimination and inequalities,
• to promote social inclusion and diversity.
On the occasion of the CEMR Policy Committee, CEMR members also held a debate on the 10th anniversary of the Charter on gender equality.
CEMR presidency - 05.11.2016
Who will be the next CEMR President? She or he will be elected in Maastricht on 12 December 2016 by the CEMR Policy Committee, which is made up of over 170 local and regional elected representatives, nominated by national member associations and national sections of CEMR.
We wish Mr De la Serna great success in his new mission as Minister for Public Works and Transport; a field in which local and regional governments’ implication is of the utmost importance.
Norway - 18.02.2016Gunn Marit Helgesen, was today reelected for a second four-year term. She succeeded Halvdan Skard in February 2012 as chair of the association.
More information is available on the KS website.
Council of Europe - 20.12.2013
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