URBAN members and interested partners held a regular meeting of the Intergroup on the 13th of December in Strasbourg. The main topic of the meeting was the discussion about the European Capital of Culture that followed the presentation by Marie-Thérèse Sanchez-Schmid, Vice-President of the Intergroup.
Members of the URBAN Intergroup, partners and interested organisations met on the 13th of September for the first time after the summer to discuss the state of play concerning the urban dimension of the cohesion policy after 2013.
The URBAN Intergroup meeting took place on July 5th in Strasbourg. The main topic of the meeting was the presentation of the findings of the joint URBAN-EMI questionnaire on the urban dimension of cohesion policy by Ries Kamphof, European Metropolitan network Institute.
The URBAN Intergroup meeting took place on the 14th of June in Strasbourg with representatives of the cities of Bologna, Funchal andUtrecht, partners of the CIVITAS MIMOSA project. The main topic of the meeting was “Sustainable urban mobility at times of crisis”. The discussion focused on instruments and solutions to promote urban mobility during economic crisis in connection with the European Regional Development Fund.
The URBAN Intergroup meeting took place on the 24th of May. The main topic of the meeting was the presentation by Barbara Steenbergen, International Union of Tenants (IUT), Head of EU office on “Affordable housing for all – policy implications of shrinking budget”. Members and organisations present during the meeting discussed the housing situation inEuropeand different EU policy instruments supporting social housing.