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  • Virtual workshops - 08.06.2020

    The City Science Initiative invites you to a wide range of policy workshops
    How can public policies and services take advantage of the results of scientific research and studies? The European Union’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) is organising a number of virtual workshops to answer this question as part of the City Science Initiative. These events bring together city representatives, researchers and policymakers to exchange on the latest science and practices.

    The workshops cover a wide variety of topics from the circular economy and sustainable mobility, to information technology and mental health. Checkout the JRC’s website to find out more about the workshops and their dates.
  • LH Forum - 12.05.2020

    Prize for Positive Territorial Actors
    Every year, the Institute for a Positive Economy presents the Prize for Positive Territorial Actors at the LH Forum. This event is an outstanding opportunity to share best practices by throwing a light on dynamic local players.

    The Prize rewards rewards local and regional elected officials and civil servants who have distinguished themselves, through their policies and personal commitment, in environmental, social, economic and governance issues. More information on this event will appear on the Institute for a Positive Economy's website.

    Date: 24 september 2020
    Lieu: Le Havre (France)
  • Sport - 30.01.2020

    Take part in the 4th football championship of European mayors!
    Up for a friendly game of footie? Mayors and deputy-mayors across Europe are invited to take part in the 4th championship of European mayors, which is being held in the charming city of Trnava in Slovakia between 17 and 23 May 2020. You have up to 15 February to sign up. For more information, please consult the official invitation.
  • Entrepreneurial Regions - 06.01.2020

    Win the 2021 European Entrepreneurial Region Label
    Regions and other territories can apply for the 10th edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region Label (EER). For 2021, the EER will in particular reward territories engaging in green and sustainable entrepreneurship.

    The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2020. You can find more information and apply through the Committee of the Regions’ website.
  • Recruitment - 18.12.2019

    Job offer: Communication Officer - InCluCities project
    Application pack for the position of Communication Officer - InCluCities project (deadline for submission: 5 January).

    You can learn more about InCluCities by consulting the project summary.
  • SDGs - 14.11.2019

    Who will be the next EU commissioner in charge of SDGs?
    Paolo Gentiloni, the incoming European Commissioner for Economy, will be responsible for overseeing the European Union’s implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). That’s the news as reported by Politico following talks between President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen and the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament. The new Commission still needs to be approved by the Parliament.
  • Citizenship - 22.08.2019

    A citizen's guide to their city
    What is the role of local leaders? How do they use taxpayers' money? A new publication by the Association of mayors of the Ile-de-France region (Amif) answers this question in a very educational manner (available in French only).

    Make sure you also look at the video Amif created on the topic. It's yorth your while!
  • Recruitment - 08.08.2019

    Looking for a new job? CEMR is recruiting a Copywriter Editor
    Do you feel confident turning complex ideas into clear, fluid and faultless English and French? Do you want to work for the most senior organisation representing local and regional governments in Europe? Do you want to be part of a European collaborative team where your competences will be highly valued?

    Then becoming CEMR Copywriter Editor is your best choice! Check out the application pack and let us know about yourself (deadline: 4 September 2019).
  • Integration - 03.07.2019

    Call to towns and regions for the integration of migrants
    Take part in the ‘Towns and regions for integration' initiative", stated the President of the Committee of the Regions during a seminar organised with CEMR on this topic. To date, the initiative counts more than 100 local and regional governments. It constitutes a political forum to develop and promote EU policies and funding to help with migrant integration, as well as to exchange best practices on the topic.
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