The 6th Cohesion Report: EU regions growing together or apart?

By the Committee of Regions The European Commission’s 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion presents recent regional statistics, namely with regard to the targets of the Europe 2020 strategy, and the role of EU policies in this respect. The report elaborates in particular on the impact of EU cohesion policy interventions as well…

Multilevel governance: one step further towards subsidiarity

A briefing by Stéphane Ridou, EU project manager at CAAC. Recently adopted by the Committee of Regions (CoR), the Charter for Multivel Governance (MLG) in Europe inviting all public authorities to engage in multilevel governance is now available. This political manifesto aims to make multilevel governance a reality in day-to-day policy-making and delivery. For Atlantic cities, this…

Meeting the President’s Cabinets: CECICN update

Last December 3rd and 4th, CECICN organized a Mission to Brussels, so as to meet with the cabinets of President Barroso and President Schulz. Meeting Ms. Inés Servulo Correia and M. Oliver Dandoy Cabinet of the President José Manuel BARROSO, The meeting started by a short introduction on CECICN, the strategic document on Smart Cooperation…