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EU Mobility Awards - 22.03.2017Malmö and Brussels! To Malmö, for winning the 2016 European Mobility Week Award, and to Brussels-Capital Region for winning the 5th Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) award.
It's not the first time these cities have shown their commitment to sustainability: they are also signatories of the Covenant of Mayors.
Regional cooperation - 15.03.2017Interreg Volunteer Youth? It is the new volunteer programme for young Europeans (18-30), promoting solidarity and cooperation between European regions.
Circular economy - 14.03.201770% of municipal waste should be recycled or prepared for re-use: this was approved in Parliament on 14 March.
Next step: the Council of the EU should take a position on the circular economy in the coming months.
CEMR staff - 13.03.2017team:
- Maria Giovanna Zamburlini, Project Officer - CITYnvest
- Tiago Stichelmans, Policy Officer - PLATFORMA
Regional statistics - 10.03.2017
Now, thanks to Eurostat’s “My region” app, you can find out in a few seconds, and even compare up to 3 regions using 20 different indicators.
PLATFORMA - 09.03.2017
Migration in Malta, knowledge exchange in Benin and cooperation in Cotonou: PLATFORMA’s newsletter is outRead all about these issues and more in PLATFORMA’s March newsletter - available in English and French.
Local democracy - 08.03.2017Local Democracy Agency opened in the city of Cimișlia on 3 March.
This agency will contribute to the development of local democracy in the city and the whole country. We wish them all the best.
Covenant of Mayors - 02.03.2017
The Covenant of Mayors for climate and energy is organising a workshop for its signatories on how to implement long-term energy planning on 16 March in Antwerp.
Climate change - 28.02.2017EEA) published a report on “Financing urban adaptation to climate change.”
This report highlights innovative local solutions that can inspire other local governments across Europe.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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