Citizenship and twinning - 03.10.2011
CEMR calls for budget of one euro per citizen for new "Europe for citizens" programme The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) calls on the European Commission to strengthen the 2014-2020 'Europe for citizens" programme based on a symbolic budget of one euro per citizen, a total of €495 million. This call was issued in the final declaration adopted during the closing session of the European Congress on Citizenship and Twinning held from 29 September to 1 October in Rybnik, Poland. Indeed, this increase from the current €215 million* would allow to bring continued support to twinning links, of which there are currently 40 000 in Europe, and to extend partnership possibilities to countries to the east and south of Europe. Support for ...
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