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News from the CoR – 132nd Plenary

Committee of the Regions delegates from 28 Member States met on 5th and 6th December for the 132nd CoR plenary session in Brussels. It was a very busy plenary with 21 adopted opinions, a discussion with Commissioner Corina Cretu on the future of Cohesion Policy, as well as an update on Brexit from European Commission’s […]

MATCH-UP, the role of modal interchange to foster low-carbon mobility

Local Transport is crucial to control air pollution and maintain low level of pollutants in our regions The project aims at fostering multimodality at local level to improve public transport With increasing levels of air pollution, CO2 emissions and traffic congestion in the EU the development of sustainable multimodal mobility becomes one of the EU […]

MARIE – Mainstreaming Responsible Innovation in Europe

More citizens are involved in science through public engagement. Natural scientists and social scientists have formed collaborations. Users are leading innovation. Open access trends are changing the publishing system. Gender equality has gained political momentum. Together, these efforts form a European-wide approach called Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI). It implies that all of society (researchers, […]

Partnerships for Sustainable Cities – Call for Proposals

The EU continues to make a positive impact on sustainable development in partner countries and beyond. European Commission’s Directorate General for International Development is responsible for designing European development policy and delivering aid throughout the world by using a set of financial instruments with a focus quality and effectiveness. EU development policy seeks to foster […]

Irish CoR members meet the Joint Oireachtas Committee on EU Affairs

On 14th November, the Irish delegation of the Committee of the Regions met the Joint Oireachtas Committee on European Union Affairs. The issues on agenda, among other, included Brexit, the future of European funding and subsidiarity. The delegation also updated the Committee on the current political priorities that guide its work on the EU stage. […]

URBACT Call for Action Planning Networks

URBACT will launch its Call for Action Planning Networks on 7th January 2019 – supporting cities in addressing policy challenges by producing integrated action plans. All details of the call including the Terms of Reference, guide for project proposals, and the relevant factsheets will be available on the day. Information sessions will be organised in […]

Horizon 2020 – Funding for Transport Initiatives

On 22nd October, INEA, European Commission’s Executive Agency for Research and Innovation, hosted an information day on the funding made available in 2019 under Horizon 2020’s transport initiatives. With funds of up to €355m available in the upcoming year, the Commission has published a list of projects which will focus on mobility for growth, automated […]

Fair of European Innovators in Cultural Heritage – 15th & 16th November, Brussels

WHEN: 15th and 16th November WHERE: Brussels, Belgium REGISTRATION: EAC website Organised by the European Commission, the Fair will showcase how the EU is promoting research and innovation in cultural heritage and encouraging stronger ties between research & innovation and arts. The Fair is taking place between 15-16 November in Brussels. Further details and registration […]

ESPON Seminar – New Narratives for Territorial Development

WHEN: 5-6th December 2018 WHERE: Vienna, Austria REGISTRATION: ESPON website (deadline – 16th November)   The ESPON seminar “New Narratives for Territorial Development” is organised in cooperation with the Austrian Presidency of the EU Council in the framework of the ESPON 2020 Cooperation Programme. Taking place on 5-6th December in Vienna, the aim of the event is to […]

Urban Innovative Actions – Fourth Call for Proposals

Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) launched its fourth call for proposals on 15th October 2018. Managed by the French Region Hauts-de-France and part of the ERDF, the overarching mission of the programme is to identify innovative and creative solutions which ‘address issues related to sustainable urban development and are of relevance at Union level’. The budget […]