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Multi-level governance - 17.06.2019Bucharest declaration says, adopted on 14 June, during a meeting of the EU ministers on urban matters. Upon this occasion, the Presidents of CEMR, the Committee of the Regions and EUROCITIES signed a joint letter to call on ministers to give substance to their words and implement the principles of the Pact of Amsterdam: multilevel governance, better knowledge, better funding and better regulation. CEMR spokesperson on Urban policies, Malmö councillor, Ilmar Reepalu voiced the concerns of Europe’s towns and regions at this event.
Age-friendly society - 06.06.2019booklet compiling best practices in universal design and age-friendly societies from Norwegian municipalities and counties.
Good practices - 20.05.2019article by Tony Favro on this issue for CityMayors.
Citizen participation - 16.05.2019Best Practice in Citizen Participation” distinction is an award given annually by the International Observatory on Participatory Democracy (IOPD). It recognises the best public policies on citizen participation implemented by local governments.
Get the recognition you deserve: submit your proposal online by 8 June 2019.
Research and studies - 15.05.2019your feedback on the quality of their data.
Smart cities - 08.05.2019European Capital of Smart Tourism? This initiative rewards European cities that give importance to sustainability, digitalisation, cultural heritage, creativity and accessibility in their tourism practices. It also gives you the opportunity to share your exemplary practices as a smart tourism destination.
Apply online by 10 May 2019 at 18:00 CET.
CEMR team - 02.05.2019new colleagues: Policy Officer - Sustainable Development Goals, Sarah Bentz; our new Project Officer - Administration and Finance, Chine Venturi; our new Communication Intern, Magnus Gottl; and our new Policy team Intern, Lisa-Marie Oevermann.
Integration - 30.04.2019#Regions4Integration, is a new initiative which will provide greater political, technical and financial support for integration work in local communities. This initiative is supported by the European Committee of the Regions, CEMR and other associations of local and regional governments.
Statistics - 25.04.2019My Region.
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