working groups for cooperation

Each forum is able to set up a certain number of working groups focusing on specific policy issues. Each working group has a specific remit and tasks, for example preparing a position paper on a particular topic, or managing activities such as a European project or campaign.

Each working group consists of individuals, nominated by member cities, who are considered as having relevant knowledge and expertise. Each working group is chaired by a member city, which is also responsible for reporting back to the relevant forum on the results achieved.

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Creative citizenship

Creative citizenship is a working group starting in 2015 to work on innovative methods that can process civic engagement to make a positive change in cities.

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EU urban agenda

This taskforce works on the institutional changes to take place in 2014, following the European Parliament elections. It also contributes to the current debate on an emerging European urban agenda.

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European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) and enlargement

This working group works to develop and strengthen links with partner cities in European Neighbourhood Policy (ENP) countries

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public services

This working group contributes to the European debate on the future of services of general interest to ensure access for all citizens to high quality and affordable services. The main issues are: provision...