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European Week of Regions and Cities [Topical Digest]

This Topical Digest contains a selection of briefings produced by EPRS on regional and cohesion policy. Continue reading

EPRS and the 2016 European Week of Regions and Cities

Written by Christiaan van Lierop, The European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC) this October is a unique opportunity for regions and cities to showcase their achievements in implementing cohesion policy. Organised jointly by the European Commission’s DG for Regional and Urban Policy and the Committee of the Regions, Europe’s largest gathering of local and … Continue reading

Cohesion policy and the integration of migrants in urban areas

Written by Christiaan van Lierop, With migration largely an urban reality, the successful integration of migrants in our towns and cities is of key importance if Europe is to find a long-term solution to the migrant question. The EU’s cohesion policy can provide support for countries in this area through investments under the European Social … Continue reading

Sustainable Urban Development

Smart growth, green growth and inclusive growth are the three pillars of sustainability. An urban integrated approach rather than a sectorial one is needed to ensure the success of the policy. Urban policy has to provide cities in Europe with instruments to achieve the right balance between the social, economic and environmental dimensions. This Keysource … Continue reading

Protection des sols et urbanisation

Au sein de l’Union européenne, la superficie totale occupée par les villes a connu une croissance significative depuis plusieurs décennies. Si l’expansion des villes, moteurs de la croissance économique, a longtemps été liée aux évolutions démographiques, on assiste depuis quelques années à un découplage entre démographie et artificialisation des terres. Les aspirations des populations en … Continue reading

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