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CERV programme - 15.12.2022
Discover the next funding opportunities!Check out the European Commission's (DG JUST) priorities for 2023 and 2024 and discover the next funding opportunities!
The CERV programme is the biggest EU fund ever available for promoting and protecting EU rights and values (1.55 billion over 7 years). Together with the Justice programme (305 million euro over 7 years), it contributes to build a Union of Justice, Rights and Values.
France-Ukraine Solidarity - 19.10.2022
The France-Ukraine Local Solidarity Forum: Together we are stronger!On the 19th October, more than 100 participants took part in the Local Solidarity Forum jointly organised by the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR), PLATFORMA, Association of French Mayors (AMF) and the U-LEAD with Europe Programme.
Twinning and partnerships between Local and Regional Governments were at the centre of the discussions. Cooperation is the only way for the Ukrainian reconstruction.
Join un on 28 October, from 09:00 to 12:00 CEST, for the Bridges of Trust Forum to learn more about partnerships between Ukrainian and EU local governments!
Twinning - 11.05.2022
Twinning has to be a part of Ukraine’s reconstructionIn a letter to the president of the European Parliament, the Council and the Commission, CEMR calls on the European institutions to set up an initiative to strengthen twinning for the reconstruction of Ukraine.
The letter is signed by the Mayor of Kiev and President of the Association of Ukrainian Cities (AUC), Vitaliy Klitschko, its Executive Director, Oleksandr Slobozhan, but also by CEMR's President, Stefano Bonaccini, and its Secretary General, Fabrizio Rossi.
It stresses the willingness of local and regional governments across Europe to contribute to the reconstruction of Ukrainian municipalities and cities. It also invites the institutions to define, in collaboration with CEMR and its Ukrainian association, “strategic and operational aspects of a twinning initiative to launch and implement the reconstruction of Ukrainian cities and towns »
Letter to the President of the European Parliament, Roberta Metsola.
Letter to the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen.
Letter to the President of the European, Charles Michel.
TWINT 2020 - 05.11.2020
Take part in the Online Town Twinning Summit!The International Online Town Twinning Summit (TWINT) is taking place on 12 and 13 November. This great event will bring together local authorities, policymakers, international networks, European associations of local authorities, and many more players to look for new ways to create sustainable cities.
You can find the agenda and more information on the event website and register with this online form.
Twinning - 06.02.2018
Turkey - EU town twinning opportunitiesA new grant scheme has been launched to develop town twinning between local governments in the EU and in Turkey. An information meeting will take place on 8 February in Brussels.
EU-China twinning - 04.04.2017
Apply for city twinning with Chinese citiesDo you believe in the value of cities from different horizons teaching and learning from each other? If yes, apply for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme on sustainable urban development with Chinese cities. Applications are open until 10 April.
Town Twinning - 12.08.2014
First projects selected for the “Europe for Citizens” programmeA total of 188 town-twinning projects will be supported by a sum of €2 876 000 (on average €15 297 each project) within the framework of the “Europe for Citizens” programme for the period 2014 – 2020.
You can see the full list of successful projects on the EU Commission’s website.
Town twinning - 02.06.2014
CEMR's town twinning website gets a brand new lookMinor graphic changes have been made to the www.twinning.org website, including the use of CEMR's "governance" blue and of its five-colour logo. These updates fall within the scope of the implementation of the visual identity guidelines adopted by CEMR in 2012. No changes were made to the content.
Town twinning - 23.12.2013
Turkey is calling for applications from those interested in helping to implement the EU acquisIs your city or region looking for a twinning partner in Turkey? If so, take a look at the following call. EU local and regional governments are invited to join a town twinning programme that aims to contribute to the establishment of partnerships with Turkish provinces. The intention behind it is to exchange experience regarding the implementation of the EU acquis at the local level through various themes.
Deadline for application: 13 January 2014
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