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EUROCITIES and WWF launch Plastic Smart Cities initiative

EUROCITIES and WWF are calling on cities to join Amsterdam, Oslo, Nice and Izmir in developing an action plan to reduce plastic pollution and set aside space to trial innovative measures for reducing plastic pollution.

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publication date: 25-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

What happens when cities and universities work together to shape local cultural policies?

Today, a university is very much a part of the city it's in, and universities and cities can work together to build a better urban future. Both are locally rooted, globally aware, responsive and pragmatic, willing to work with communities to transform themselves and their environment.

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publication date: 25-10-2019

  •  environment

21 major European cities pledge to prevent and reduce plastic pollution

Today, the city of Oslo is joining forces with EUROCITIES to launch a joint Plastics Declaration committing cities to develop a strategy and set time bound targets to significantly reduce plastic pollution in their city by 2021.

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publication date: 24-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date: 24-10-2019

Top city actions to fight poverty and social exclusion

11 more cities have made financial commitments to fight poverty and social exclusion, as part of EUROCITIES ongoing political initiative ‘Inclusive cities for all: social rights in my city’.

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publication date: 23-10-2019

  •  culture

A rising tide lifts all boats: Leeds 2023 explained

Cities bidding for the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) benefit from the process regardless of the result.

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publication date: 22-10-2019