Don't stand aside! #EURegionsweek 2019 SIDE EVENTS "call for proposals" opened

​​​Don't stand aside and register your event as a side event of the #EURegionsweek 2019.

Tuesday, 11 June 2019 00:37

CoR & ICLEI renew partnership on climate action and biodiversity

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) has renewed its cooperation with ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability. The new Action Plan, signed today by the CoR's President Karl-Heinz Lambertz and Cheryl Jones Fur from ICLEI's European Regional Executive Committee, builds on past cooperation and envisages future joint actions that enhance the role of cities and regions in areas such as reversing global warming and the better implementation of environmental laws.

Tuesday, 28 May 2019 00:17

EU cities and regions star at Green Week 2019

Green Week, the largest annual event on environmental policies in Europe, has kicked off in Warsaw with Adam Struzik (PL/EPP) hosting the grand opening. This year, environmental implementation is under the spotlight. Largely responsible for implementing environmental policy in Europe, cities and regions will take the floor to deplore ongoing shortfalls on environmental compliance but also to show what successful implementation looks like. The President of the European Committee of the Regions, Karl-Heinz Lambertz,  will be summarising the environmental achievements and challenges ahead at the Green Week 2019 closing session in Brussels next 17 May.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 00:50

Local communities champion waste reduction

The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) has rewarded six projects that arise as the best actions of the year in moving towards zero waste in the EU. This annual prize aims at recognising and incentivising waste reduction initiatives from all actors of society. The EWWR takes place every year in November with thousands of awareness-raising and clean-up activities taking place all over Europe. The 10th edition of the EWWR awards show the pivotal role local communities play in reducing waste. The next EWWR will take place 16 to 24 November 2019.

Tuesday, 21 May 2019 00:36
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