Cohesion policyBack to all news in brief
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.
Cohesion policy - 14.05.2014
Discover the impact of EU policies in local life thank to the new comic book edited by the European CommissionFollow the adventures of Clémentine, Alessandra, Carlos and Timo to discover the various the domains covered by the EU regional and urban policy: transportation, urban development, adaptation to climate change or support to small and medium enterprises.
This comic book is available in English, French and Dutch and can be downloaded or ordered via EU Bookshop.
EU Presidency - 07.01.2014Since 1 January 2014, Greece assumes the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Among its priorities for the next six months, it includes topics that are of concern to local and regional authorities and in which CEMR has been involved in the last years:
Spatial segregation in cities - 18.10.2013
URBACT releases 'Against divided cities in Europe' report to help cities develop public policies to improve social cohesionThis study presents an overview of how public policies influence segregation in cities. In order to help cities rethink the concept of spatial segregation and to take action, URBACT offers examples and practices used by various European cities that can help to break barriers that separate the population. URBACT is a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development.
Urban-rural partnership - 20.06.2013The publication takes stock of the practices and models of urban-rural cooperation. It serves as a source of inspiration for better guidance and policy making at the EU level, addressing the issue of cohesion policy instruments in support of territorial urban-rural partnerships.
Policy Officer - Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion, Local Finances
Tel. : +32 2 213 86 93
Skype : marine.gaudron
Search by theme
Governance, democracy and citizenship
International engagement and cooperation
Local and regional public services
Environment, climate and energy
Economic, social and territorial cohesion