Successful Strategic Policy Group meeting in Brussels at the representation of Baden-Württemberg to the EU in order to discuss the importance of medium-sized cities in future cohesion policy. Thank you to our host for the hospitality and to all speakers and participants for the fruitful debate and valuable inputs.
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Our President, Christian Gangl, and our Vice-President, Serena Foracchia, signed yesterday officially the Cohesion Alliance for the Eurotowns Network at CoR. They were welcomed by the President of the CoR, Karl-Heinz Lambertz, in order to discuss together how to increase the involvement of medium-sized cities in the future cohesion policy.
We can proudly announce that our application for a session at the 16th European Week of Regions and Cities 2018 has been accepted. Title of the session: “The power of youth participation in medium-sized cities”! The City of Schiedam, together with Eurotowns, the European network for medium-sized cities, aims at […]
On 21 and 22 February 2018 the Executive Council of Eurotowns had a meeting in Hasselt. Mayor Nadya Vananroye welcomed the members in the Hasselt City Hall. Main topics of the Executive Council meeting were the update of the different Task Team activities, the collaboration with Eurocities and the preparations […]
The project “On Tour for Europe” was ended in march 2017 , within the Europe for Citizens program (Strand 2: Democratic Engagement and Civic Participation 2.2: Network of Towns) that saw the lead partner, the City of Hasselt, exchanging experiences with the cities of Reggio Emilia, Saint-Omer, Abegondo, Schiedam, Detmold, […]
During the last week of september the members of the taskteam mobility met each other in Sweden. Mobility experts from Eskilstuna, Girona, Gävle and Hasselt shared their knowledge about local biking policy, with a special focus on monitoring of cyclists in the city. The cities of Ulm, Schiedam, Reggio Emilia […]
Registrations for the European Week of Regions and Cities are now open: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/opendays/od2005/conf/EUweek2017/fo/SearchWorkshop.do?doAction=resetSearchWorkshopsDialog
Following the decision of the Interreg Europe Monitoring committee, 66 Projects were approved under 2nd Call of Interreg Europe. The Eurotowns community has been very successful and four cities of the Network – Sabadell, Girona, Reggio Emilia and Gävle – will participate in two approved projects.
On Tour for Europe, the EfC project supported by Eurotowns, is heading for EU-value. The September conference is honoured by a message from Marianne Thyssen, Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility and the presence of at least 5 MEP’s: Mr Belet (B), Mr van Nistelrooij (Nl), Anneliese […]
You are invited to sign in at web www.connectingeuropeans.eu and to show the European flag in some way at the Town Hall on the last Thursday of July – 28/07/2016. The idea is coming from the Finnish town Joensuu: to have a spontaneous European day at grass-root level to support […]
The report on the Open Days 2015 is available now!
OTE: On tour for Europe – Bringing youth step by step to active citizenship and job-creation
The City of Eskilstuna and the City of Jyväskylä have the great pleasure to invite you to “Light in the City”, an international lighting branch conference organized in the framework of the Light in the City project
The Municipality of Reggio Emilia is looking for participants for an Erasmus+ project proposal under the strand Not for Profit Sport Events
The event, which begins at 8.45 am and is scheduled to end at 14.30, will be followed by the usual lunch for all participants. This year, we will discuss about how the crisis affects to mobility, project ZeEUS will be presented and “Open Data” and “gamification” public transport cases will […]