CEMR Congress in Nicosia 20-22/4/2016

“Tomorrow starts today! Towards a local and regional vision of Europe 2030” that will take place on 20 – 22 of April 2016 in “Filoxenia” Conference Center in Nicosia.

The Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) is the voice of local & regional governments in Europe.  Representing 150.000 cities, municipalities, provinces and regions, gathered into 55 national associations, from 41 different countries.  Its mission is to influence European legislation on behalf of cities, local and regional governments; and, provide a platform of exchange of experiences & practices for its members and partners.

Every four years, CEMR gathers its members and partners for the Congress of European Municipalities and Regions.  The CEMR Congress is Europe’s major networking event for mayors, leaders and partners of local public policy and governance.

The CEMR Congress has 3 main objectives:

  • Meet peers and partners
  • Learn from other’s practices and experiences
  • Get inspired from leaders of local public policy and action

Up to 800 participants are expected to participate, mostly mayors and leaders of local and regional governments and experts, European institutions, national governments, academics, and partners from civil society and the private sector.

The Municipality of Nicosia would like to give you the opportunity to participate in this grand event.  On the Congress website – www.cemr2016.eu – you may find the Programme.  30 sessions will be organised, in a variety of formats, and in each of the 7 major themes of the Congress:

  • Governance & Leadership
  • Economy & Finance
  • Business, Technology & Innovation
  • Society & Culture
  • Environment, Climate & Energy
  • Cooperation & Partnerships
  • EU Integration

The deadline for registration is 10th of April 2016.

We will be happy to see you at the upcoming CEMR Congress!

For registration assistance please contact:
Conference secretariat: [email protected]

tel. 22713780

For further information about the Congress, please contact:

Nicosia Municipality
European Affairs Office
Antonia Antoniou, [email protected]
Polixeni Georgiou, [email protected]
Tel.: 22797245
Union of Cyprus Municipalities

April 5, 2016