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Paris, a city of European dimensions
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Paris, a city of European dimensions

Paris, a European capital. The City's cooperation agreements with many cities in the European Union are a way of sharing social, cultural and administrative best practices. The twinning with Rome, which has celebrated its fiftieth anniversary, has been given new impetus. Paris also takes part in EU city networks. Find out about the "Paris Europe" label, which supports Parisians' European projects, and the "Maison de lEurope" in Paris the aim of which is to make the EU simpler, closer and more concrete for you.

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Twinning with Rome

In 1956, Paris and Rome signed an exclusive twinning agreement which marked the start of a special relationship. Fifty years later, the two cities have never been as close.

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Cooperation initiatives in Europe

Paris counts on sharing best practices with its partners in the European Union. European capitals face the same issues: improving quality of life, the efficiency of public services, local self-government, etc.

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Involvement in European programmes

Culture, the environment, training, security and safety Europe focuses on concrete issues! Paris takes an active part in several EU programmes aimed at improving living standards for EU citizens.

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The Paris Europe Label

The Paris Europe Label concerns all Parisian associations, schools and universities which wish to carry out a European project. Projects must concern Paris or its inhabitants and be related to one or several major European cities.

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Europe in Paris

Paris has many information centres representing European institutions. They are valuable sources of information for people with practical questions on the EU, how it works and its impact on daily life.

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