URBAN Intergroup meeting in Strasbourg – 7 February 2013
Last meeting of the URBAN Intergroup took place on Thursday, February 7th in Strasbourg. The main point of the discussion was the presentation of the European Commission’s activities on the European Innovation Partnership in Smart Cities and Communities by Dr Henriette VAN EIJL, European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport, Research and Innovative Transport Systems.
Workshop “Social housing in the European Union” – 28 January 2013
URBAN and Public Services Intergroups organised a workshop “Social Housing in the European Union” on Monday 28 January at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The workshop was opened by Françoise CASTEX, Chair of the Public Services Intergroup. Karima Delli, Vice-President of the URBAN Intergroup, presented then the draft initiative report on Social housing in the European Union. This presentation was followed by the reactions of the representatives of European Economic and Social Committee, DG REGIO, MEPs and stakeholders.