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​Creating a culture of subsidiarity is a priority for the European Committee of the Regions, which presented its annual Subsidiarity Report for 2014 today. "We have found that there is a need for more information and training on subsidiarity in Europe" Michael Schneider, Coordinator of the Subsidiarity Monitoring Network, said. "It is therefore our responsibility to addres ... [more]
​Local leaders from the EU and its Eastern partner countries gathered today for the fifth annual meeting of the Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP) in Brussels. The members adopted a set of recommendations for the Heads of State's and Government's Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga in May.Welcoming the guests, President of the European C ... [more]
​The Interregional Group on the Less Developed Regions which has been formally set up in March 2015 had its inaugural meeting today in Brussels. It aims to address the problems affecting this category of regions and provide its members the opportunity to foster contacts and exchange best practices besides communicating with the European Institutions. Member of the EPP Group in the Comm ... [more]
​In the face of the rise of populists and extremists, the wider EPP family needs closer cooperation: this was the conclusion from today's EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions' meeting, which took place in the presence of Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament, and Mikulas Dziurinda, President of the Wilfried Martens Center for European Studies. ... [more]
​"The Juncker Plan must take on board the concerns of local and regional authorities, if it is to succeed in mobilising private capital, maximising the impact of public resources and boosting investor confidence in the market" – the EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions shadow rapporteur, Wim van de Donk (EPP/NL) stated during the CoR plenary session today.   &q ... [more]
The 111th Plenary Session of the Committee of the Regions will take place on 16-17 April 2015 in the Joseph Antall (JAN) building of the European Parliament in Brussels.  Ahead of the Plenary Session, the EPP Group in the CoR will meet with Manfred Weber, Chairman of the EPP Group in the European Parliament and Mikuláš Dzurinda, President of the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studi ... [more]
​Upon invitation from Jacek Protas (EPP/PL), Vice-Marshal of Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodeship, the Polish city of Elbląg hosted today a seminar on the Regional Dimension of EU Cooperation with Eastern Neighbour Countries, organized by the CoR's Commission for Citizenship, Governance, Institutional and External Affairs (CIVEX). The seminar brought together representatives of local authorit ... [more]

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