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Migration - 20.12.2018#WithRefugees campaign invites cities and local governments who are working to promote inclusion, support refugees and bring communities together to sign a statement of solidarity with refugees.
Gender equality - 13.12.2018measure, assess and monitor improvements.
Gender equality - 06.12.2018Walkshop” to analyse the urban landscape from a gender perspective. If you’re interested in this issue, join the Gender Equal Cities LinkedIn group.
Governance - 22.11.2018#OurDay, local government came together on social media to celebrate the people who keep our communities running. This social media marathon gives everyone who works or volunteers in local public services the chance to share their stories of how they improve the quality of life of residents. This yearly initiative was launched by the Local Government Association (United Kingdom).
The French Mayors' Association (AMF) has launched a similar campaign, #MaCommuneJyTiens, to show all the work local governments do for their constituents.
Digitalisation - 19.11.2018register, so do it now!
Decentralised cooperation - 30.10.2018communication toolkit. It’s very helpful!
Social media - 29.10.2018Instagram and view Europe’s local governments’ news and activities in pictures.
Climate - 25.10.2018five key climate demands directly from cities to Commissioners Cañete and Sefcovic last week. The purpose of these five demands is to become the pillars of the EU’s long-term climate strategy.
Sustainable Development Goals - 24.10.2018letter signed by CEMR secretary general, Frédéric Vallier, also endorsed by the 30 high-level members of the "EU SDG multi-stakeholder platform", who met in Brussels, on 11 October 2018.
Pierre Vander Auwera
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