NEWS - Economic Development

CEFG Group presented at EIN Summer University, Croatia

EIPA

The CEFG Group was presented today at the EIN Summer University on "The Mediterranean Geopolitics and European Integration. Challenges and Opportunities".  Over 300 politicians, policy-makers and academics attended this event in Split, Croatia.

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First European standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments published – A unique achievement reached by six major European cities

EIPA

The European City Economic and Financial Governance (CEFG) Group proudly announces the publication of its Standardised financial report and 10 financial health KPIs for City Governments in Europe as first tangible output of their cooperation. It is the first time in Europe that cities have embarked on the challenging undertaking to produce a joint financial balance sheet with the aim of reliably comparing their financial performance. read more

CEFG Group at EIPA's Summer Schools


The CEFG Group was presented at two EIPA Summer Schools on "Governance in a Multilevel Europe: Empowering the Local Level" (15-19 June 2015) and on "EU Economic Integration and Local & Regional Development" (29 June-3 July 2015), held in Barcelona respectively by Gracia Vara Arribas and Alexander Heichlinger.

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Double-congress on the theme of modernising public administration

EIPA

The Behörden Spiegel invites civil servants in Germany, Austria and Switzerland to join their conference on 5-6 May in Berlin and to discuss topics like industry 4.0. , the introduction of EPSAS in Germany and Europe, Smart Cities, e-government and digitization and sustainability.

For more information, please consult the programme and  http://www.effizienterstaat.eu/Kongress/ read more

Testimonials of the launch of the CEFG Group in Maastricht


The CEFG Group members' testimonials of the Kick-off meeting in Maastricht are available on the Barcelona Growth Channel. You can read the full announcemnet and watch the videos here.

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Official signing ceremony and kick-off meeting in Maastricht

Barcelona

Six Major European Cities meet at EIPA in Maastricht to share successful experiences of Public Finance Management
On Thursday 26 June, an agreement regarding the creation of the European City Economic and Financial Governance (CEFG) Group was signed between the City Council of Barcelona and the European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) in Maastricht (the Netherlands). 

Full Press Release

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