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World Mayor Prize - 29.08.201426 nominees for the 2014 World Mayor Prize comprises nine candidates from Europe, like the Mayor of Bordeaux, Ghent and Thessaloniki.
You are invited to support the mayor you believe most worthy of the Prize by October 2014.
City life - 17.07.2014website or follow your favourite city bloggers on Twitter!
Governance and citizenship - 10.07.2014
Mairi Evans addressed the role of young elected representatives in an interview led by the Council of EuropeHow to promote youth participation that leads to a real impact on society? This is one of the questions posed to Mairi Evans, councillor of Angus (Scotland) and president of CEMR’s Committee of young elected representatives, during an interview with the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, on 12 June. Click here to watch the video.
Local democracy - 04.06.2014survey (in French) led by the French Institute of Public opinion (IFOP). Only 21% of respondents declared putting more trust in the central government.
City life - 20.05.2014check out the best pictures of European cities taken by their citizens or photography aficionados! This collection has been launched by the newspaper the Guardian to offer an original and intimate perspective on big cities all over the world.
You find the project interesting? Share your pictures on Instagram with the tag #guardiancities. The Guardian will select the very best ones and feature them on its website!
European elections 2014 - 07.05.2014English, French, Czech, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian and Spanish.
Is your language not listed? Contribute to its translation and ensure that the local government’s messages are heard by the future members of the European Parliament in their mother tongue. Interested? Feel free to contact the secretariat general.
Mayors Challenge - 29.04.2014Mayors Challenge. This award, organised by Bloomberg Philanthropies, and supported by CEMR, will reward the 5 cities leading the most innovative projects addressing Europe’s most important issues, such as youth unemployment, environmental matters or public health.
The winner will be announced in Autumn 2014 and will receive 5 million euros - the four finalists will receive one million each.
Discover the 21 shortlisted projects on Mayors Challenge’s website!
European elections 2014 - 24.04.2014Czech and Romanian. European policy-makers can now hear the local government’s voice in 8 different languages … and shortly in 9 (a Portuguese version is being finalised)!
Why would municipalities and regions matter to you? Check out the local government’s video for the European elections and find out!
European elections 2014 - 09.04.2014We are not sexy and we know it".
Carlos Mascarell Vilar
Policy Officer - Governance and Citizenship
Tel. : +32 2 500 05 44
Skype : carlos.mascarell87
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