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UNESCO Learning City Award - 20.07.2016UNESCO Learning City Award is given to cities that have achieved outstanding progress in building learning cities. For instance, this means revitalising learning in families and communities, or fostering a culture of learning throughout life.
Is your city committed to helping all its citizens learn new skills and competencies throughout life? To apply, send the Award Application Form before 31 August 2016.
LGA annual conference - 28.06.2016annual conference from 5 to 7 July in Bournemouth.
The conference will gather over 1,000 local government players to discuss key issues such as finance, housing, devolution, health and social care.
Should you want to attend, you can register by clicking here.
Join the discussions on twitter with the official hashtag: #LGAConf16
Local elections - 21.06.2016
Here are the results for some of the major Italian cities:
Rome: Virginia Raggi (M5S) won 67% of the vote
Naples: Luigi di Magistris (left-wing independent) won 67% of the vote
Milan: Giuseppe Sala (PD) won 52% of the vote
Turin: Chiara Appendino (M5S) won 54% of the vote
Local elections - 06.06.2016
The new mayor of Bucharest is Gabriela Firea (PSD), who won 43.56% of the vote. She is the first woman to ever be elected as mayor of the Romanian capital.
Local elections - 06.06.2016
The results are out for some of the major Italian cities:
Rome: Virginia Raggi (5 Star Movement) is leading with 35.4%
Naples: Luigi di Magistris (left-wing independent) is in the lead with 42.4% of the vote
Milan: Giuseppe Sala (PD) has 41.6%
Turin: Piero Fassino (PD) has won the first round with 41,2% of the vote.
The second round will take place on 19 June.
Civil service - 12.05.2016
If your answer is yes, then there is a new website available for you. Launched by the National Institute for Territorial Studies in France, the online platform gathers news, articles, videos and further visual material explaining the different possibilities as well as the assets of international mobility.
The online platform is only available in French.
Emperor Maximilian prize - 11.05.2016
For any further information, please contact Ms Cornelia Koessler: Cornelia.Koessler@magibk.at
Local elections - 09.05.2016
The next elections will be held in 2020.
MFF - 18.03.2016CoR) stakeholder consultation of the mid-term revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).
On behalf of CEMR, our Executive Director of European Affairs, Angelika Poth-Mögele, stressed that in order to strengthen the territorial dimension in the MFF review, the CoR’s opinion paper should:
- Address the issue of the rules of the stability and growth pact and their impact which leads to decreasing local public investments;
- Make reference to better regulation to advocate for participation of local and regional governments and the CoR;
- Consider the EU Urban Agenda as a good model to better involve local governments.
Carlos Mascarell Vilar
Policy Officer - Governance and Citizenship
Tel. : +32 2 500 05 44
Skype : carlos.mascarell87
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