Cities and regions will be pivotal in reaching climate neutrality by 2050

By |september 23rd, 2019|cities and climate change, cities and regions, Committee of the Regions, Covenant of Mayors, Global Covenant of Mayors, green cities, News|

Stopping global warming requires a concerted effort by all levels of government. Being responsible for more than 70% of climate mitigation measures and up to 90% of climate adaptation actions, local governments will be pivotal in rising up to the chall...

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Urban growth needs further planning and support, regions say

By |julij 5th, 2018|cohesion policy, Committee of the Regions, EAcohesion, maritime borders, Migration, News, Urban Agenda for the EU, urban development|

Urban development needs to be further extended and must not be transformed into a networking exercise, Kieran McCarthy, an Irish councillor from Cork, told a Committee of the Regions plenary in Brussels on Wednesday (4 July).

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MEPs warn of possible higher budget cuts, impact on policies

By |maj 24th, 2018|cohesion policy, Committee of the Regions, common agriculture policy, EAcohesion, EU budget, EU cohesion policy, European Parliament, MFF, News|

The proposed expenditure cuts in Common Agriculture and Cohesion Policy in the next long-term EU budget are higher than what the European Commission announced and this might impact future EU policies, the European Parliament’s budget rapporteurs told reporters on Wednesday (23 May).

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CoR wants Commission to consider stabilisation fund for regions affected by Brexit

By |maj 18th, 2018|Brexit, Committee of the Regions, EU cohesion policy, future eu, MFF, News|

The departure of the UK will have an important –and asymmetrical impact- on regions and cities, the Committee of the Regions warns. Thus, members of the Committee call for the Commission to look at the formulation of a possible a stabilization fund for those areas, before 29 March 2019. 

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Regions in transition are most at risk due to economic stagnation, no innovation

By |april 19th, 2018|cohesion policy, Committee of the Regions, EU cohesion policy, News, Regional Policy|

European regions want an enhanced and inclusive Cohesion Policy that will make use of structural funds and more complementary mechanisms to address the current problems at their core. At the same time, the Committee of the Regions is asking for a concr...

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EU cohesion policy is Europe’s added value [Sponsored]

By |december 5th, 2017|Committee of the Regions, EPP Group, EU cohesion policy, News|

Representing 1/3 of the EU budget,  our cohesion policy is made up of hundreds and thousands of local success stories.

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The economic crisis has exacerbated the EU’s regional differences

By |oktober 9th, 2017|cities and regions, cohesion fund, Committee of the Regions, Corina Crețu, EU cohesion policy, News|

Despite four decades of a cohesion policy designed to shrink economic gaps between EU regions, differences remain stark and may have been exacerbated by the 2008 economic crisis, it was heard as the European Union presented its seventh 'cohesion report...

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Can an ‘EU of the regions’ offer an alternative to Catalan secession?

By |oktober 9th, 2017|Catalonia, Catalonia independence, Catalonia referendum, Committee of the Regions, Corina Crețu, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, Flanders, News, Scotland indipendence, Spain|

On Monday, local government officials from across the European Union will converge in Brussels for the ‘European Week of Regions and Cities’. As they meet, they will be well aware of the turmoil taking place in one region in particular - Catalonia.

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