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News from Celtic Routes

Celtic Routes is a branded collection of tourism experiences that encourages travellers to Ireland and Wales to discover the Celtic Spirit by offering a number of immersive and authentic Celtic experiences in West Wales and South East Ireland. It is an Ireland Wales partnership to deliver a tourism project to boost visitor numbers and spend in […]

Pre-information on a LIFE2020 call for Proposals from NGOs on the European Green Deal

Image copyright: EC – Audiovisual Service The European Green Deal is the EU growth strategy that aims to transform the EU into a fair and prosperous society, with a modern, sustainable and competitive economy that leaves no one behind where there are no net emissions of greenhouse gases in 2050 and where economic growth is decoupled from resource […]

European Year of Rail 2021 – time to get involved!

Image copyright: © European Union, 2020 The European Commission calls for event proposals for the official programme of the European Year of Rail 2021. First round of submissions are requested for 11 December 2020. The European Green Deal puts sustainability at the heart of EU policymaking. Transport accounts for a quarter of all EU greenhouse […]

European Youth Capital – is your city ready?

Is your city ready to #YouthUp in 2024?  Call for applications to the European Youth Capital 2024 are now open. The European Youth Capital is a title awarded by the European Youth Forum designed to empower young people, boost youth participation and strengthen European identity. Each year, a new European city is given the chance […]

Irish Regions European Office at EWRC 2020

Like most events so far in 2020, this year’s annual October week to celebrate European Week of Regions and Cities took a slightly different turn this year. Due to the COVID 19 pandemic, the events took place over 3 weeks and were held entirely online. However, that did not stop the Irish Regions European Office […]

Interreg news: MATCH-UP 10 minute town concept

The Southern Regional Assembly (SRA) is delighted to release the MATCH-UP project 10 Minute Town Video and the MATCH-UP 10 Minute Town Framework full report which was inspired by learnings from the Interregional partners of the MATCH-UP Interreg Europe Project. Following learnings from the MATCH-UP partners, the SRA focused on one of their policy improvements […]

European Week of Regions and Cities 2020

European Week of Regions and Cities – a Yearly Regional Conference held in Brussels The 2020 European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), organised by the European Commission in partnership with the Committee of the Regions, will take place throughout October, from 5th to 22nd. To ensure safety of all, this year will be the […]

Final WiFi4EU Call launches 4th June

Municipalities across the EU will have a final chance to apply for a voucher to fund the installation of free WIFI networks in their communities, starting 4th June 2020 at 13.00 CET, until 17.00 CET on 4th June 2020. The opening date of the fourth and final call of the WiFi4EU initiative has been recently […]

Intelligent Cities Challenge – Applications Open

APPLY BY 29 MAY TO TRANSFORM YOUR CITY! Building on the success of the Digital Cities Challenge, the European Commission launched the follow-up Intelligent Cities Challenge (ICC). This programme will offer 100 cities across the EU the unique opportunity to join a community that leverages advanced technologies to tackle the ongoing pandemic and reconstruct their […]

Update – European Entrepreneurial Regions (EER) Award

The European Entrepreneurial Region (EER) award is an initiative of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) that identifies and rewards EU regions and cities with outstanding, future oriented entrepreneurial strategies. The territories with the most visible, forward-looking and promising political vision are granted the EER label for a specific year. To date, thirty EU […]