The URBAN Intergroup meeting took place on Friday, April 20th in Strasbourg. The main point of the meeting was the discussion about the urban dimension of Cohesion Policy 2014-2020 with particular consideration of the urban elements in the EC Common Strategic Framework Staff Working Document.
The main point of the meeting was the discussion about the first results of the RURBAN study on urban-rural partnership in Europe. Representatives of the European Commission and organisations responsible for conducting the studies related to the preparatory action RURBAN were present to discuss the outcome of the work and the next steps.
The main point of the meeting was the discussion with the representatives of European Metropolitan network Institute about the findings of the EMI Knowledge and Research Agenda on sustainable urban mobility.
Members of the Intergroup and partners present exchanged views on the urban dimension in the legislative package for the cohesion policy 2014-2020.
The main point of the meeting was the presentation on the urban dimension in the White Paper on transport by Sandro Santamato from the DG Mobility and Transport at the European Commission that was followed by a discussion with members and numerous partners present.