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Local elections - 06.06.2016
The results are out for some of the major Italian cities:
Rome: Virginia Raggi (5 Star Movement) is leading with 35.4%
Naples: Luigi di Magistris (left-wing independent) is in the lead with 42.4% of the vote
Milan: Giuseppe Sala (PD) has 41.6%
Turin: Piero Fassino (PD) has won the first round with 41,2% of the vote.
The second round will take place on 19 June.
Civil service - 12.05.2016
If your answer is yes, then there is a new website available for you. Launched by the National Institute for Territorial Studies in France, the online platform gathers news, articles, videos and further visual material explaining the different possibilities as well as the assets of international mobility.
The online platform is only available in French.
Emperor Maximilian prize - 11.05.2016
For any further information, please contact Ms Cornelia Koessler: Cornelia.Koessler@magibk.at
Local elections - 09.05.2016
The next elections will be held in 2020.
MFF - 18.03.2016CoR) stakeholder consultation of the mid-term revision of the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).
On behalf of CEMR, our Executive Director of European Affairs, Angelika Poth-Mögele, stressed that in order to strengthen the territorial dimension in the MFF review, the CoR’s opinion paper should:
- Address the issue of the rules of the stability and growth pact and their impact which leads to decreasing local public investments;
- Make reference to better regulation to advocate for participation of local and regional governments and the CoR;
- Consider the EU Urban Agenda as a good model to better involve local governments.
Quality of life in cities - 29.02.2016its fifth survey on the “Perception of Quality of Life in European Cities”. The report shows how satisfied people are with various aspects of urban life like employment, migrants, public transports or pollution.
The survey results show that generally Europeans are very satisfied with regard to the cities where they live. It also reveals what areas deserve especial attention in some cities, such as health services, unemployment and education.
Better regulation - 12.02.2016
In order to collect the view of all interested stakeholders, the Commission launched an online platform.
EU Presidency - 07.01.2016
- Climate & energy
- Innovation & job creation
Further information is available on the EU Presidency’s website.
Refugee migration - 22.12.2015Territorial and urban aspects of migration and refugee inflow", and to which CEMR contributed.
Along the same line, ESPON held a two-day seminar early December on “A world without borders – Refugees, cooperation and territories”.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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