President Obama ‘Goes Local’ with New Initiatives in State of the Union Address

Washington, D.C. - Following President Obama's State of the Union address tonight, National League of Cities (NLC) President Ralph Becker, mayor, Salt Lake City, Utah, issued the following statement:

Citizen in my city – Citizen in Europe

The European Conference on Citizenship and Twinning kicked off in Rome, on 15 December 2014, with close to 300 participants from more than 30 countries, including representatives from municipalities and regions, European institutions, the Italian national government, the civil society and

CEMR president emphasises the need for the EU to reconnect with the European citizens

In a letter sent to new members of the European Parliament, CEMR president and Mayor of Almere (The Netherlands), Annemarie Jorritsma, reacted to the European election results. 

“Active Citizenship” called for by Local and Regional Governments during European Local Democracy Week

The European Local Democracy Week (ELDW) is an annual event in Europe that fosters local and national participation in promoting the knowledge of local democracy and the idea of democratic participation at a local level.

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