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Social Services in Europe - 22.06.2016European Social Services Conference on 20 June in The Hague.
The secretary general was there to speak about the impact of the financial, economic and social crisis on territorial reforms in Europe. He presented the key conclusions of CEMR’s study on Decentralisation at a crossroads – Territorial reforms in Europe in times of crisis.
Frédéric Vallier concluded his speech by inviting everyone to come to CEMR’s seminar on the do’s and don’ts for big reforms in local administration in times of crisis, from 30 June to 2 July in Bratislava (Slovakia).
Greek referendum - 02.07.2015KEDE publishes a resolution (available in English and Greek) calling to pursue negociations with the EU.
Read CEMR press release "Greece: the future of the country also requires a new territorial deal."
Decentralisation - 11.03.2014
The proceedings of the conference '1953-1988-2013: Decentralisation at a crossroads' are now availableThis document gathers the interventions of the speakers – CEMR members, MEPs and members of the Council of Europe – who took part to this event jointly organised with the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities on 26 November 2013 in Strasbourg. The participants discussed territorial reforms in Europe in times of crisis.
The proceedings of the conference are available in English and in French.
Decentralisation - 27.11.2013
The conference, entitled '1953–1988–2013: Decentralisation at a crossroads', was also an opportunity to present CEMR’s new publication, Decentralisation at a crossroads: territorial reforms in Europe in times of crisis. The conference resulted in the signing of a joint declaration between CEMR and the Congress: “Dynamic local democracy, the key to citizen mobilisation.”
- CEMR's new publication: English, French
- Joint declaration: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian
- Video interview with CEMR President, Wolfgang Schuster: English
- Video interview with Deputy Mayor of Bilbao, Ibone Bengoetxea: Spanish
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