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A wake up call for those who care about Europe

It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.

news

publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  environment

EUROCITIES position on EU 2050 climate ambition

In a letter addressed to the President of the European Council, the EU Heads of State, EC Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič and Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, EUROCITIES President Anna König Jerlmyr pointed out EUROCITIES position on the EU 2050 climate ambition. She calls on EU leaders to commit to the target of net zero emissions by 2050 as it is the only pathway that will deliver on citizens’ expectations and minimise negative future impacts.

publication

publication date: 21-03-2019

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Lyon Urban Heritage Observatory

Since 1998, the historic part of Lyon has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The listing was a recognition of urban and architectural heritage exceptional value and has led institutional actors to commit themselves in the preservation and enhancement of Lyon cultural heritage: Listing is not a privilege or a first prize, but a responsibility towards the inhabitants and the visitors. The Urban Heritage Observatory plans to capture and react to living and working changes in the...

case study

publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  environment

Open letter from the Coalition for Higher Ambition

In an open letter addressed to the EU Heads of State and Government, the President Juncker and the EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy Miguel Arias Cañete, the Coalition for Higher Ambition, an alliance of European businesses, associations, investor groups, trade unions, local and regional authorities and civil society organisations, called on the EU to review its 2030 contribution to the Paris Agreement and to endorse the objective of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

publication

publication date: 21-03-2019

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  •  culture

Skopje Lab

Until recently, the city of Skopje operated according to a traditional, top-down governance model. This approach, however, bred public mistrust of distant government institutions and a low level of satisfaction with the quality of the public services it offered. Faced with complex societal challenges and increased demand for better public services, Skopje decided to take off on an innovation journey to make the city a better place to live and opened the first public innovation lab on the...

case study

publication date: 21-03-2019

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The ‘other’ summit - a wake up call for those who care about Europe

Today, while national and European leaders discuss the future of Europe, a few meters away so do over 60 mayors and local leaders, representing more than 130 million citizens through the EUROCITIES network.

publication

publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  environment

EUROCITIES Briefing note on the revised Waste Framework Directive and Directive on Packaging & Packaging Waste

At the EUROCITIES Working Group Waste meeting in Amsterdam, April 2018, the WG decided to develop a briefing note on the recently revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive, specifically on the implications for cities across Europe.

publication

publication date: 20-03-2019

  •  cooperation

Watch live EUROCITIES second mayors summit

Could not make the event? Do not miss out on the opportunity to watch live our events for our second mayors summit!

news

publication date: 20-03-2019

  •  mobility

"ISA and Digital Maps"

The goal of this webinar is inform the audience about the importance of Digital Maps for the successful implementation of Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) technology. This Webinar is especially organized for Road Authorities and other organizations that are responsible for the availability of digital road maps. The Webinar aims at informing Road Authorities about the need for improving road safety by deploying ISA technology and to encourage them to ensure high accuracy in digital maps.

event

start date: 26-03-2019
end date: 26-03-2019

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event

start date: 04-04-2019
end date: 04-04-2019