CoR Press – Press Archive

The Committee of the Regions is an assembly that advises the European institutions on laws that affect EU cities and regions.

Three European regions awarded for their innovative and sustainable entrepreneurial strategies to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic

(Source: European Committee of the Regions)

The European industry, including small and medium enterprises (SMEs), is facing mounting challenges, amplified by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing war in Ukraine. This makes it all the more important to use European policy to strengthen the competitiveness of European SMEs and increase […]

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Green Deal Going Local: cities and regions put forward economic and social measures to support citizens and businesses to overcome the energy crisis

(Source: European Committee of the Regions)

​Dedicated funding to deliver energy efficiency in buildings, green investments to be exempted from public deficit and permanent climate consultations with citizens amongst the proposed measures​

Following up on the Council adoption of its general approaches on key ‘Fit for 55’ files, the European Committee of the Regions […]

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The EU must provide local and regional authorities with technical and financial means to decarbonise the building stock by 2050

(Source: European Committee of the Regions)

​​The European Committee of the Regions has adopted by a large majority André Viola’s recommendations on the new proposal for a directive on the energy performance of buildings.

On Thursday, the European assembly of local and regional representatives adopted a series of recommendations on the new proposal for […]

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The EU’s ecological transition must be grounded on a strong social acceptability and leave no citizen, territory nor business behind

(Source: European Committee of the Regions)

At the request of the Council of the European Union, the EU’s assembly of cities and regions has adopted an opinion on the environmental imperatives and social acceptability of the ecological transition. The European Committee of the Regions has greenlighted the proposals of the rapporteur Hanna Zdanowska (PL/EPP), […]

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The European Committee of the Regions calls for green investments to be exempted from the public deficit calculation

(Source: European Committee of the Regions)

​On Thursday, the European assembly of regional and local representatives adopted a series of recommendations to support the implementation of green budgets at local and regional level. The recommendations were prepared at the request of the French presidency of the Council of the European Union. The rapporteur […]

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