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#CohesionAlliance - 09.01.2020#CohesionAlliance, CEMR participated today in a meeting with Elisa Ferreira, the European commissioner for cohesion and reforms. Carola Gunnarsson, CEMR spokesperson on cohesion policy, stressed at the meeting that cohesion policy must not be subject to conditionalities that cannot be influenced by municipalities and regions.
Ferreira stated that the Just Transition Mechanism would not be financed from funds coming from cohesion. “We need extra money to address new challenges, cohesion policy should not be sacrificed to accommodate these new challenges,” she said.
Entrepreneurial Regions - 06.01.2020
The deadline for submissions is 31 March 2020. You can find more information and apply through the Committee of the Regions’ website.
The deadline for submissions is 18 March 2020. You can find more information and apply via the Award's website: http://www.agenda21culture.net/award
Recruitment - 18.12.2019Application pack for the position of Communication Officer - InCluCities project (deadline for submission: 5 January).
You can learn more about InCluCities by consulting the project summary.
Calls for tender - 06.12.2019European Public Services Union (EPSU) are publishing two calls for tender concerning publications in the framework of their joint project “Localising the European Semester”:
Covenant of Mayors - 26.11.2019an interview with Pan African Visions.
Recruitment - 26.11.2019
Then try your luck and apply to become PLATFORMA's Project Officer for the Eastern Partnership! Check out the application pack and tell us about yourself (deadline: 8 December 2019).
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.
CEMR meetings - 25.10.2019
- Our next conference on “Citizens’ Engagement in Local Public Life” to be held in 2022
- Our next European congress to be held in 2024.
You may apply to host either or both of these events.
You have until 20 January 2020 to send your application. For further information contact Marta Gattini.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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