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Open Access Government: Getting citizen participation right in the European Union and China

Nikolaos Kontinakis, Acting Projects Director, EUROCITIES, shares his thoughts on getting citizen participation just right in the European Union and China.

publication

publication date: 30-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis

In the Turkish city of Pendik, police go shopping for the elderly who have to stay at home. London has reserved 300 hotel rooms for homeless people to help them self-isolate, to protect themselves and others against infection. And Barcelona makes advance payments for artists whose shows have been postponed.

news

publication date: 24-03-2020

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news

publication date: 24-03-2020

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  •  economy

event

start date: 26-03-2020
end date: 26-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Lyon- Let there be light! Cultural heritage and light management

Lyon has for a long time an outstanding relationship with light as an urban issue and tool. The city of Lyon realised in the early 1990s that it could amplify its cultural and heritage offer by working with the medium that brings that culture to people, and since then Lyon has been at the forefront of cities experimenting with light. Light has changed the image of the city, increased its attractiveness and transformed its nocturnal landscape over the years.

case study

publication date: 12-03-2020

  •  environment

news

publication date: 11-03-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

ROCK cities provide inspiring ideas to ensure better access to cultural heritage

Accessibility is connected to all the aspects that determine the possibility to fully participate in urban life: overcoming physical and economic barriers, perception of safety, equal access to institutions, cultural productions, participation and empowerment of citizens, information and opportunities

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publication date: 11-03-2020

Rotterdam pledges to support equal opportunities and active support to employment

Rotterdam joined the EUROCITIES campaign ‘Inclusive cities for all’ with two city pledges to deliver equal opportunities and active support to employment, principles 3 and 4 of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

news

publication date: 10-03-2020

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Commission 100 days: 'Get things done with cities'

Major European cities have offered the European Commission to join forces in key areas like climate change, digital transformation and social inclusion. “A closer cooperation with cities will enable faster progress,” said Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of the cities network EUROCITIES, in a statement after the first hundred days of the Commission. “Cities are needed to get things done.”

news

publication date: 09-03-2020