News - UDiTE
Paul Gatt, the outgoing President of UDITE, presented the achievements of the 2019-2021 presidency in the form of a report to the UDiTE Governing Council.
Two new members were welcomed to UDiTE during the conference in Metz: The UNSCP (Unione Nazionale de Segretari Communali e Provinziale) of Italy was welcomed as a new member.
The main theme of the UDITE Congress revolved around the challenges that COVID -19 has created for local government and its chief executives and policy directors.
This year we celebrate the 30th anniversary of UDiTE. I have been honoured to serve as President during this important year of my presidency.
On the 1st January 2022, for the first time in 14 years, France will take over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
The 8th Environmental Action Plan (8EAP) was adopted by Member States and the European Parliament on 10th December 2021 will serve as a guide for environmental and climate policymaking and implementation until 2030.
Every year, the EU Committee of the Regions in conjunction with the European Commission (DG REGIO) organises the European Week of Regions and Cities.
The European Commission has adopted the decision to allocate funding from the Brexit Adjustment Reserve to Ireland, for a total of €920.4 million. Ireland is the biggest beneficiary of the Brexit Adjustment Reserve and the first Member State to receive its pre-financing.
On the 26th November, the Slovenian Presidency secured a landmark agreement between EU Ministers responsible for Urban Development in the form of the Ljubljana Agreement to commit to the continuation of the Urban Agenda for the EU.
" EU missions" is a new initiative that has been launched by the European Commission on 29th September 2021. A call for expression of interest is open until 31st January 2022 to recruit 150 cities across the European Union.
TheMayor.EU - the European portal for cities and citizens aims to improve understanding and cohesion between EU citizens, local authorities and the European institutions.
PORTUGUESE MUNICIPALITIES MAKING GOOD PROGRESS TOWARDS COUNCIL OF EUROPE ACCREDITATION WITH EUROPEAN LABEL OF GOOD GOVERNANCE
On Monday 28th June 2021, UDITE and its Portuguese member association ATAM, hosted by the Mayor of Loulé , Vitor Aleixo, organised the 2021 #ELOGE awards.
It's official 2022 will be the European Year of Youth, a year in which the Commission intends, in cooperation with the European Parliament, Member States, regional and local authorities, stakeholders and young people
On the 28th June the CoR published a call for proposals for side events to the European Week of Regions and Cities 2021.
Arrangements for next UDITE congress are progressing now that the French syndicate, SNDGCT has confirmed the rescheduled date in Metz at the Robert Schuman Congress Centre from 14th to 16th October 2021.
The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities will take place from 11th to 14th October 2021. Call for side events open!
Whatever the subject, theme or issue at hand, our professionalism comes into play when selecting the method we apply to execute our work. The office we all hold, whatever the title, has the sole purpose of being of service to the public in the Cities, Towns, and Villages we serve
Another EU Green Week is over attracting a record online audience from citizens and stakeholders around the EU. Dedicated to the EU ambition of a zero pollution, the event zoomed in on efforts to tackle pollution of air, soil and water, creating a world where pollution is no longer harmful for people’s health and ecosystems.
In this edition we have been speaking to Philippe Rossignol, Communal secretary in Berchem-Sainte-Agathe and President of the Federation of Brussels Municipal Secretaries
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, has successfully elected as the Local Government Association president, which is a cross-party role, at the LGA’s virtual general assembly in July. She is better known to the public as one of the UK’s most decorated Paralympic athletes, winning eleven gold medals as well as four silvers and a bronze, over 16 years for GB.