Entries by IREO Admin

Time to register to the European Week of Regions and Cities 2018!

The 2018 European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) will take place in Brussels from October 8th to 11th under the headline “For a strong EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020”. An annual event, the EWRC brings together representatives from local and regional authorities, universities, EU networks, private businesses and practicioners in regional and urban policyto […]

Get ready for the European Week of Sport!

From September 23rd to 30th, the 4th European Week of Sport will take place all over Europe. Events will be organised in 29 different countries to encourage European citizens to be active and make them aware of the importance of physical activity. A recent Eurobarometer survey found that 46% of Europeans never exercise or play […]

Celebrate Tipperary Energy Agency’s 20th anniversary with a conference on energy and climate transition

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Tipperary energy agency is organising a conference on Citizens leading the Energy and Climate Transition together with the Covenant of Mayors. In the framework of the National Dialogue on Climate Action, this conference will seek to develop capacity and knowledge of local actors to facilitate a successful energy and climate […]

5th Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference in Vigo (Spain)

The annual Atlantic Stakeholder Platform Conference will take place in Vigo on October 23rd and 24th with a focus on actions fostering sustainable jobs, competitive skills and career in the blue economy in the area. The conference will give stakeholders the opportunity to discuss how to boost employment in the maritime domain, especially for young […]

Latest news from the Irish delegation to the CoR

Cllr. Deirdre Forde has been appointed rapporteur in the ECON commission for the opinion on the European Commission’s proposal to establish a new Single Market programme. This proposal is one of the packages published as part of the MFF post 2020 and covers activities previously financed under the COSME Programme (for small and medium sized […]

Publication by the European Commission of its proposal for the next Multiannual Financial Framework

On May 2nd, the European Commission published its proposal for the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) that will cover the period 2021-2027. Overall, the Commission has proposed a long-term budget of €1,135 billion in commitments (2018 prices) over the period, equivalent to 1.11% of the (now) EU27’s Gross National Income (GNI). This MFF has to […]

Adoption of Cllr. Kieran McCarthy’s opinion on the Implementation assessment of the urban agenda for the EU in commission

The opinion drafted by Cllr. McCarthy on the Implementation assessment of the urban agenda for the EU has been unanimously adopted by the COTER commission on April 27th. While welcoming the Urban agenda and its working methods that allow urban authorities to directly engage in EU decision-making, the opinion identifies ways in which the agenda […]