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Environment - 26.08.2019Urban Agenda for the EU help make your city greener? Join policymakers, local leaders, and experts at the “Greener cities, Greener Europe” conference on 7 October in Brussels to help answer this question.
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!
Recruitment - 08.08.2019
Then becoming CEMR Copywriter Editor is your best choice! Check out the application pack and let us know about yourself (deadline: 4 September 2019).
UCLG World Congress - 23.07.2019
This was also an opportunity for CEMR to exchange with UCLG Asia-Pacific’s Secretary General, Dr. Bernadia Tjandradewi, as well as a representative from the Governors Association of Korea (GAOK), Maria Kim.
Decentralised cooperation - 17.07.2019How EU Member States' national and regional programmes support local governments' development activities in partner countries".
Decentralised cooperation - 08.07.2019video to promote your project! If your town or region contributes to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), apply by 31 December on www.platformawards.eu.
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.”
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