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Good practices - 20.05.2019
When cities lead the fight against povertyIn the US, cities lead in fighting poverty. Read the article by Tony Favro on this issue for CityMayors.
Citizen participation - 16.05.2019
Your work on citizen participation should get the recognition it deservesDon’t you want your ground-breaking project to be properly honoured? The “Best 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 - 15.05.2019
Share your views on EurostatDo you use Eurostat’s information? Give your feedback on the quality of their data.
Smart cities - 08.05.2019
Last chance to become European Capital of Smart TourismWill your city be the next European 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 - 02.05.2019
New faces at CEMRWe wish a warm welcome to our new 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
Local leaders launch initiative for migrant integration‘Cities and Regions for the Integration of Migrants’, #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 - 25.04.2019
Discover data on your regionDo you want to know how your region is doing compared to other regions in your country or in the European Union (EU)? Eurostat has recently expanded its Regions and Cities home page with a tool called My Region.
Local and regional economy - 10.04.2019
New report by NALAS reveals local concerns are not sufficiently addressedTo what extent is local government taken into account in the Multi Annual Action Plan for a Regional Economic Area in South East Europe? What does this mean for the dialogue with the EU Commission’s DG NEAR? Read all about it in the report made by NALAS (Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South-East Europe) in partnership with the KDZ-Centre for Public Administration Research.
Resilient cities - 13.02.2019
Improve resilience and inclusion in your city with AMARE-EUWhat does disaster risk reduction have to do with multiculturalism? More than you might think. Become a pilot city for the AMARE-EU project, and receive free assistance and mentoring to jointly improve resilience and inclusion in your city. Answer the call by 15 February 2019.
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