In contrast to the trend in the rest of the country, Antwerpians mainly live in apartment blocks, and they mainly rent. At the same time, according to the city’s Deputy Mayor, Tom Meeuws, roughly one third of Antwerp’s 530,000 people face energy poverty. For Meeuws, who combines responsibilities for both social and environmental services withinMore
This guest article by Chris Jones of @TurnOnVPN is followed by a response from Lodewijk Noordzij, our digital policy officer at Eurocities. Our cities are getting smarter. Thanks to a rising confluence of factors including Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, AI and machine learning, and better information and communication systems, European cities are undergoing aMore
A new reality is taking shape in cities, in Europe and globally. Cities have been the hardest hit by the corona pandemic. Now they are working together in new and innovative ways to move beyond the crises and emerge stronger. At our online annual conference ‘Eurocities 2020’ we will explore the pathways for recovery and resilience, and learn about what cities are doing to face the challenges ahead.