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Child poverty - 28.04.2015Mayors declaration against child poverty," (available in French). Furthermore, they encourage European mayors to also sign the declaration.
For further information, please contact our association in Brussels.
EU funding - 27.04.2015A beginner’s guide to EU funding” was launched by the European Commission to inform you about the different EU funding opportunities within the period 2014-2020, as well as other questions like how and where to apply.
The guide is available online in 23 languages.
RegioStars Awards - 15.01.2015RegioStars 2015", the annual awards event for innovative projects in regional development. This year’s edition will highlight original and innovative projects likely to be attractive and inspiring to other regions, with a special focus on those co-funded by the EU’s Cohesion policy.
The deadline for application is 28 February 2015.
Cohesion policy - 11.08.2014open data platform offering information onto the performance of EU Cohesion Policy and the results obtained in each country.
The interactive platform provides data on the funding distribution by Member State, the breakdown by spending category (like youth unemployment or territorial development) or the socio-economic situation in each EU country.
Cohesion policy - 31.07.2014video shows how the EU helps to reduce differences between regions, by investing in economic growth, job creation and competitiveness.
The video is available in 23 EU languages.
6th cohesion report - 28.07.2014
The new EU cohesion policy package will put a strong focus on energy efficiency and youth employmentBetween 2014 and 2020, the European Commission will invest €38 billion for energy efficiency in order to move towards a more environmentally-friendly economy. Over €80 billion will be dedicated to tackle high youth unemployment rates.
These are some of the key investment orientations emphasized by the European Commission’s 6th report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion for the coming years. This report displays a general assessment of the results of the previous period of cohesion policy and details the Commission’s strategy for the 2014-2020 programming period.
Territorial development - 04.07.2014interactive map, OECD invites you to find out the rank of your region regarding quality of life, compared to 300 other subnational governments worldwide. This study is based on 8 different topics directly impacting the citizens’ quality of life, like education, access to services and health.
Cohesion policy - 20.06.2014Harmonised definition of cities and rural areas”, based on precise population density rates. One of the purposes of this classification will be to have a precise overview of the funding distribution in the framework of the 2014-2020 period of cohesion policy, for instance in domains like employment or education.
This “new degree of urbanisation” defines three categories of local government : cities (or urban centres), towns and suburbs and rural areas.
Cohesion policy - 23.05.2014
The Guidance on Community-led local development (CLLD) provides answers to these questions and all the information you will need to organise your local government’s work in partnership with civil society and private sector representatives.
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