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​Paweł Adamowicz's report on "Developing civic participation as a way to strengthen local democracy in the Eastern Partnership countries" was adopted today at the sixth annual meeting of the European Committee of the Regions' Conference of the Regional and Local Authorities for the Eastern Partnership (CORLEAP)."My clear message is that the EU cannot stand idly by in the f ... [more]
Declaration signed by 334 regions across Europe calling for the prolongation of regional funding for all regions and the preservation of an own EU-policy for regions beyond2020 was given to the EU Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Creţu and MEP Iskra Mihaylova, REGI committee Chair yesterday by the representatives of EU's regions and cities.This Europe-wide bottom-up regional initi ... [more]
​The Commission for natural resources of the European Committee of the Regions adopted today Hanspeter Wagner's report on tourism where local leaders call for concrete action to maximise the sector's contribution to growth and jobs. Tourism plays a major role in the development of many European regions and cities, representing over 10% of the EU GDP and 12% of total employment. "We ... [more]
​Are you an early career journalist or a journalism student interested in data?If so, the European People's Party Group in the European Committee of the Regions would like to invite you to share your experiences of finding, extracting and telling stories with data.  APPLY HERE  WHO?​ ​Early caree​r journalists, media students, EU and European data experts WHEN? ​23-24 November ... [more]
​Europe's local and regional authorities may be at the heart of the solution to the recent refugee crisis and successful implementation of the EU migration policy. Members of the EPP Group in the European Committee of the Regions called for direct access to the financial resources made available by the EU in order make use of both the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund and the Emerge ... [more]
​The annual State of the European Union, held by the European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday September 14, was centred on investing in sustainable growth while creating jobs and opportunities for the young, tackling climate change and promoting digitalisation, and responding to the refugee crisis and strengthening European security. "All of these current topic ... [more]
​Close to half of the European citizens currently see the EU's immigration challenge as the most pressing issue in Europe (48%) and expect more European action. Local and regional authorities are on the frontline of these challenges but also at the heart of the solution as they are often the first points of contact to the arriving migrants. A well-functioning European migration policy ne ... [more]
The post-2020 cohesion policy reform is already the subject of debate among policy-makers, stakeholders and EU institutions. President of the EPP-CoR Group and CoR's rapporteur on the topic, Michael Schneider spoke at the conference organized by the European Parliament Research Service on the challenges related to demographic change that EU regions face and a role new cohesion policy cou ... [more]
​President Michael Schneider addressed the EPP political assembly discussion on the European Fund for Strategic Investment with European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen and EIB Vice President Wilhelm Molterer on September 6th from the perspective of the local and regional authorities. President Schneider stressed that the regional banks have an important role to play as intermed ... [more]


 

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