Mayor Dario Hrebak: “transparency contributed to my victory in the elections”
Hrebak was re-elected in the first round as Mayor of the Croatian city of Bjelovar; his digitalization of the public administration and increased transparency was a clear contribution to his victory. In this interview Hrebak shares the secret of his success, and talks about the lessons learned of his transparency efforts.View more
Tourism in times of Covid and vaccinations: a view from Croatia with Mayor Gulam
What’s the situation on the ground in cities and regions that are heavily dependent on tourism? What impact will the pandemic and vaccinations have on the fortunes of these touristic hotspots? To give some perspective and shed some (sun)light, we head down to Pirovac, Croatia, with its Mayor and our member Ivan Gulam.View more
Renew Europe CoR launches “Letter from Brussels” podcast
A 15-minute podcast written for the members of the Liberal Mayors Network, and any other interested listeners, Letter from Brussels brings to liberal mayors first-hand information from the highest level of the European Union that is relevant to their work as city leaders and will help them and their citizens connect with European decision-making, and contribute to strengthening the Union. It also gives a perspective on the city of Brussels itself, capital of Europe and of Belgium, and home to more than 1 million people, with a history going back centuries.View more
Renew Europe CoR shows the way to a Green Deal and effective EU Budget
Renew Europe members proposed economic recovery solutions in debate with European Commissioners, putting the Green Deal at the centre of the recovery during a hybrid plenary session of the European Committee of the Regions.View more
Matúš Vallo, Mayor of Bratislava, on COVID-19, Free Cities Pact and the EU
Matúš Vallo, Mayor of Bratislava, is a new member of Renew Europe in the European Committee of the Regions. He discusses the fight in his city against COVID-19 and the Free Cities Pact, as well as how he sees Bratislava connecting to the European level.View more
Mayor François Decoster elected new President Renew Europe CoR
Decoster, currently Mayor of Saint-Omer, France, and since August 2019 head of cabinet of the French State Secretary for Diplomacy, Trade, Tourism & Development, is no stranger to the European Committee of the Regions and European politics.View more
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