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USLRRE adopts its manifesto for the European elections 2014 :

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At its Bureau meeting on 28 February 2014 in Rome the USLRRE adopted its Manifesto for the European elections in 2014.

On 28 February 2014 in Rome the USLRRE adopted its Manifesto for the European elections in 2014. The Manifesto of the USLRRE with the title « Europe's strength lies in its cities and municipalities – For a social Europe of freedom, equal opportunities and solidarity » includes the common positions in key areas of local government and the political priorities upon which socialist local and regional representatives in Europe will especially focus in the coming years. Socialist local and regional representatives from a total of 15 European countries have participated in the conferences of the USLRRE leading to these common positions, in a process underway since 2009.

Manifesto of the USLRRE for the 2014 European elections
« Europe's strength lies in its cities and municipalities – For a social Europe of freedom, equal opportunities and solidarity » (English version)


Manifesto of the USLRRE – French version

Manifesto of the USLRRE – German version

Furthermore a roundtable discussion took place on the question «Why do the European elections matter for the local and regional level?»
Speakers included:
Alain Hutchinson, Member of the Parliament of the Brussels Capital Region, Member of the Committe of the Regions
Claudy Lebreton, President of the Conseil Général of the Departement Côtes d’Armor, President of the Assembly of French Departements, Secretary General of the European Confederation of Local Intermediate Authorities (CEPLI), President of the USLRRE
Carla Rey, Deputy Mayor of Venice for Commerce and Productive Activities and Relationship with the European associations of local authorities, Vice President of the Italian Section of the Council of Municipalities and Regions of  Europe (AICCRE)
Roland Schäfer, Mayor of Bergkamen, First Vice-President of the Association of German Towns and Municipalities, Vice-President of the USLRRE
Marc Tarabella, Member of the European Parliament, Mayor of Anthisnes, Secretary General of the USLRRE
Moderation: Martine Buron, Honorary President of the USLRRE, former Mayor of Chateaubriant, former Member of the European Parliament

The Bureau meeting and the roundtable discussion of the USLRRE in Rome took place in the frame of the PES Congress.
 

 

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