CoR in partnership with the European Commission (EC), under the Joint Technical Platform for Cooperation on the Environment, is organising a conference to promote better and more effective implementation of the EU Birds and Habitats Directives (Nature Directives) in relation to the developments of the renewable energy sector.
The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is drafting an Opinion on Models of local energy ownership and the role of local energy communities in energy transition in Europe at the request of the upcoming Austrian presidency of the European Council.
Six months ahead of the UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) invites you to take part in a policy briefing on the state of play of the climate negotiations and the progress made on the modalities and guidelines for the implementation of the Paris Agreement.
Peace, education and research are among priority issues for EU cities and regions in future UK-EU deal, CoR delegation tells Northern Ireland.
As European elections are just a year away, Reflecting on Europe, the Committee’s campaign to collect citizen’s concerns and expectations about Europe has landed in Cagliari for a citizen’s dialogue focused on ‘actions and tools to mitigate climate change’.
The European Week for Waste Reduction (EWWR) is organising its annual Awards Ceremony. This event will reward the most outstanding actions on waste prevention carried out during the EWWR 2017 in November. Commissioner Vella will give a speech.
The European Committee of the Regions has given its support to the new legislative proposal for a revised drinking water directive presented by the European Commission on 1 February 2018. Yet, the Committee reports shortfalls in key aspects.
The European Union can do more to communicate the social and economic benefits of forest management to the general public, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) argues in a set of recommendations adopted on 16 May that also emphasise that the sustainable management of forests should be “treated on a par with other measures aimed at reducing CO2 emissions” by the EU.
This Thematic Seminar aims to look into innovative solutions which help implementing the Nature Directives when addressing pressing urban and regional challenges like flood protection, wellbeing and health, and the protection of our natural capital for the benefit and enjoyment of present and future generations: How can Nature Based Solutions in cities and in the peri-urban areas deliver on recreation and wellbeing of the citizen, whilst enhancing the quality of the 18% of Natura 2000 areas which are located in urban areas?