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Culture - 28.02.2018award for sustainable cultural development at local level. You can apply until 16 March.
Governance - 20.02.2018report on the role of cities in the EU’s institutional framework. The document states that CEMR should become a permanent consultant of EU policies. The report should be adopted in the Committee in June, and in plenary in September. To be continued...
Innovation - 14.02.2018Smart Villages Portal available in six languages to explore new ways to revitalise rural services through social and digital innovation.
Human rights - 12.02.2018guidelines to help municipalities eradicate such exploitation.
CITYnvest - 09.02.2018report (photos, support documents, and summary included).
International - 08.02.2018World Water Forum, our global organisation UCLG is co-organising the “International Conference of Local and Regional Authorities on Water” on 20-21 March in Brasilia. You can register for the Forum until 28 February.
Healthcare - 07.02.2018workshop on “Taking up the digital shift in healthcare” on 26 February in Brussels.
Twinning - 06.02.2018town twinning between local governments in the EU and in Turkey. An information meeting will take place on 8 February in Brussels.
Cohesion policy - 31.01.2018KEDE), Giorgios Patoulis, joined the Cohesion Alliance in the presence of the President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Karl Heinz Lambertz.
The Cohesion Alliance (#CohesionAlliance) is a coalition of those who believe that EU cohesion policy must continue to be a pillar of the EU's future. The Alliance was created through cooperation between the leading European associations of towns, cities and regions, including CEMR, and the CoR.
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