European Committee of the Regions
The EPP (European People's Party) candidate for the presidency of the European Commission, Manfred Weber, on Saturday said, in his presentation of his vision for the future of the EU and the main guidelines of the European People's Party programme for the EC president, that he will fight for the same living standard in all Europe. "I am 46 years old and I grew up in Bavaria.
Our fundamental message is that we have to get closer to the citizens in order to relaunch the European Union and the best way to do this thing is through the involvement of local communities, President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Karl-Heinz Lambertz stated at the end of the 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities, which was held on Thursday and Friday in Bucharest, at the
European Union's cohesion policy needs to be continued and strengthened under the future EU financial programming, given its essential role in bridging gaps among regions, as well as when establishing solid bonds between communities, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila told the 8th European Summit of Regions in Bucharest on Thursday.
President of the Romanian delegation to the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) Robert Negoita on Thursday told a press conference held on the sidelines of the 8th European Summit of Regions and Cities that European citizens would live better lives if decentralization and subsidiarity "became reality." "Decentralization and subsidiarity are very important objectives that we promote, but we
Romania's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MAE) welcomes the release of the second European Commission report on the implementation of EU macro-regional strategies (MRS).
Prime Minister Viorica Dancila will pay a working visit to Brussels on Wednesday and Thursday, occasion on which she will attend the plenary session of the the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) and carry out bilateral meetings with President of the European Council Donald Tusk and First Vice-President of the European Commission Frans Timmermans.
The collaboration angles during Romania's Presidency of the Council of the EU stood at the core of Tuesday's talks between Prime Minister Viorica Dancila and the President of the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Karl-Heinz Lambertz.
Cohesion policy is the guarantee of raising the quality of life for European citizens, with the results being visible also in Romania, which in the period since its EU accession has received European funds of over 45 billion euros for its own development, European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu said Friday, ahead of a visit she will pay on Monday and Tuesday to Romania.
European instruments do not sufficiently support local authorities and SMEs, and the representatives of the member states participating in the Brussels decision-making process must listen more to the voice of the local public authorities, Minister Delegate for European Affairs Victor Negrescu told a Friday's specialist conference.
A high level conference dedicated to "EU cohesion policy: post-2020 perspectives for convergence and sustainable regions" will be held on 8 June 2018 at the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. The event will be the first public debate on the proposal for the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) 2021-2027, which was announced in May.