MEP Pislaru and CoR assess chances for recovery and resilience

The success of the Recovery and Resilience Facility (RFF) is under threat after only a few countries took on input of local and... Read more

Brexit: UK cities and regions want ties with EU counterparts

As part of the new contact group between the European Committee of the Regions and UK subnational government, Renew Europe Vice-President Michiel Rijsberman (D66, Netherlands) discussed... Read more

The EU must not let North Macedonia down

The country of North Macedonia took a bold step with the hard decision of changing the name of the country.... Read more

2021 World Mayor Prize: Mayors Decoster & Vallo on the longlist

The City Mayors Foundation wants to award their bi-annual prize to a Mayor whose leadership during the Coronavirus pandemic provided their... Read more

New EU Barometer: State of the Union at local level

The EU's first Regional and Local Barometer gives an overview of the state of regions and cities during this COVID-19 crisis, as... Read more

Liberals governing in dozen EU capitals

With the recent election of Mārtiņš Staķis in Riga, liberals are now at the helm of a dozen EU capital cities... Read more

Decoster promotes integration policies with Chancellor Merkel

The European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) kicked off this week with Chancellor Merkel and President of the European... Read more

Renew Europe CoR launches local campaign to support LGBT+ people in Poland

Coinciding with the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), the highest profile event for subnational government in the EU,... Read more

Mayor Mikk Pikkmets 27 December 1983 – 29 September 2020

Mayor Mikk Pikkmets 27 December 1983 - 29 September 2020 It is with great sadness that we learned on Tuesday... Read more

Youth and COVID-19: Response, Recovery and the way forward

What role can young people play in a post-COVID-19 world? What measures should local and regional governments take to tackle... Read more

Decoster Francois
Connecting Citizens and local authorities with the Conference on the future of Europe

The current crisis shows that the more all levels of government (European, national, regional and local) are able to work... Read more

A new strategy for the Atlantic to promote economic recovery

As rapporteur the Minister of the Presidency, Interior, Justice and Foreign Action, our member Paula Fernández Viaña, will propose projects... Read more