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EASA conference, 31st July – 3rd August, 2014, in Tallinn, Estonia Final CALL FOR PAPERS (DEADLINE 27/02/2014 ) Convenors: Rozita Dimova (Ghent University/Humboldt University), Rozita.Dimova@UGent.be Zaira Lofranco (University of Bergamo), zaira.lofranco@gmail.com Abstract: The panel focuses on different forms of cross-border collaboration through practices of consumption in post-Yugoslav everyday life. Central to Socialist Yugoslavia, consumption offered… » read more

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In the context of the DG REGIO study on “Multi-level governance in support of Europe 2020” two multi-lateral meetings will soon take as follows: Governance in support of energy efficiency policies – Milan – 26-27 March 2014 Governance of social inclusion in urban areas – Stockholm – 1-2 April 2014 The study, funded by DG… » read more

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Curriculum: Tailored for Professionals The quality of the programme is rooted in two principles: interdisciplinarity and practical application. The EMPM combines economics and social sciences to further students’ understanding of complex governance challenges and management solutions. The participants work on international case studies and discuss phenomena against the background of their own work experience. Experts… » read more

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Commissioner Hahn met Romanian Minister for EU funds Eugen Orlando Teodorovici on 21 January. He congratulated Minister Teodorovici on the fact that Romania met its spending targets for 2013 and lost no structural fund money. Today’s meeting also focused on planning for the next 2014-2020 period. Commissioner Hahn said he hoped that the Partnership Agreements… » read more

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Regulation (EU) No 1303/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 December 2013 laying down common provisions on the European Regional Development Fund, the European Social Fund, the Cohesion Fund, the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund and laying down general provisions on the European… » read more

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DG Regional and Urban Policy invite all those interested, e.g. private individuals, public organizations, enterprises, civil society, etc., to participate in this public consultation on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and Ionian Region (EUSAIR). More details here: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/newsroom/detail.cfm?LAN=en&id=1090&lang=en Update: Summary Report on the on-line public consultation on the EU Strategy for the Adriatic and… » read more

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This post is focusing on the analysis of an actual research manuscript called “Tobacco Control in the EU-15: The Role of Member States and the European Union”, written by Donley T. Studlar, Kyle Christensen and Arnita Sitasari, and first published in the Journal of European Public Policy Volume 18, Issue 5, 2011. Conceptually, my post… » read more

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The Heads of State or Government and the representatives of the Republic of Armenia, the Republic of Azerbaijan, the Republic of Belarus, Georgia, the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine, the representatives of the European Union and the Heads of State or Government and representatives of its Member States have met in Vilnius on 28-29 November… » read more

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Measuring and monitoring the impact of regional policy on an aggregate scale is a relatively recent goal for the EU. The increasing prominence of good governance as a key instrument for territorial cooperation and sustainable development has been accompanied by a mounting interest in the elaboration of a huge range of governance indicators and measurement… » read more

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Search for Twinning Partners

A call is now open to select 16 regions or cities interested in partnering with 8 case study regions on improving multi-level governance: deadline 22 January 2014. The study, funded by DG REGIO and carried out by a consortium led by Spatial Foresight, aims to generate lessons from policy experiences and to stimulate learning and… » read more

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