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SDGs - 14.11.2019reported by Politico following talks between President-Elect Ursula von der Leyen and the Socialists & Democrats Group in the European Parliament. The new Commission still needs to be approved by the Parliament.
Citizenship - 22.08.2019publication by the Association of mayors of the Ile-de-France region (Amif) answers this question in a very educational manner (available in French only).
Make sure you also look at the video Amif created on the topic. It's yorth your while!
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Integration - 03.07.2019Towns and regions for integration' initiative", stated the President of the Committee of the Regions during a seminar organised with CEMR on this topic. To date, the initiative counts more than 100 local and regional governments. It constitutes a political forum to develop and promote EU policies and funding to help with migrant integration, as well as to exchange best practices on the topic.
Sustainable Development Goals - 01.07.2019here to view the debate.
Local finances - 26.06.2019World Observatory on Subnational Government Finance and Investment will significantly help answer these questions. It was launched by the OECD and UCLG on 17 June in Paris. Speaking at the event, CEMR spokesperson on local finances, Cheltenham councillor, Flo Clucas, stressed that “What we are talking about is people, places and productivity. Get people and places right, productivity will follow.”
Multi-level governance - 17.06.2019Bucharest declaration says, adopted on 14 June, during a meeting of the EU ministers on urban matters. Upon this occasion, the Presidents of CEMR, the Committee of the Regions and EUROCITIES signed a joint letter to call on ministers to give substance to their words and implement the principles of the Pact of Amsterdam: multilevel governance, better knowledge, better funding and better regulation. CEMR spokesperson on Urban policies, Malmö councillor, Ilmar Reepalu voiced the concerns of Europe’s towns and regions at this event.
Age-friendly society - 06.06.2019booklet compiling best practices in universal design and age-friendly societies from Norwegian municipalities and counties.
Good practices - 20.05.2019article by Tony Favro on this issue for CityMayors.
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