URBAN Intergroup – EUROCITIES working dinner
On Wednesday, 25th February the URBAN Intergroup and EUROCITIES held a working dinner “An EU urban agenda – how to make it work”. The event was organised to gather members of the URBAN Intergroup and politicians from Europe’s cities, members of EUROCITIES network.
First URBAN Intergroup’s meeting between members and partners
On Wednesday 7th of January URBAN Intergroup held a first meeting regrouping all members and partners.
The meeting was chaired by Peter Simon (S&D/Germany), Vice-President of the URBAN Intergroup. The main point of the meeting was the presentation of the State of play of the EU Urban Agenda by Christian Svanfeldt from the European Commission. After the presentation, members and partners expressed their doubts and concerns about the EU Urban Agenda and called for a common action within the Intergroup.
The newly nominated bureau was presented and a draft agenda of actions discussed.
As of January 7th, URBAN Intergroup counts 83 MEP members from all of the political groups and 93 partners. Coming from various horizons, they all have one thing in commun – their interest in urban issues.