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Green Digital Charter 2016 Awards: Bristol, Lisbon and Zagreb shortlisted in ‘Creation of European added value’ category

The winning project will be in line with the relevant EU policies and/or targets; has involved in its implementation a number of cities across Europe; and has been replicated (or has the potential to be replicated) in a number of European cities, preferably in different countries.

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publication date: 19-01-2017

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Green Digital Charter collection of case-studies 2016

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve the quality of life in cities through the use of digital solutions. Its annual collection of case-studies presents actions and projects associated with green digital developments implemented in signatory cities to meet their commitment in tackling climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life.

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publication date: 19-01-2017

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Reykjavik, Utrecht and Zaragoza are the finalists for the GDC Award for ‘Citizen participation & impact on society’

Since there cannot be a smart city without smart citizens, the award winner in the first category will be a project that has successfully involved citizens and/or other civil society stakeholders; has adopted a bottom-up approach; and is expected to tackle, or has already tackled, local societal challenges. Of the 14 projects nominated in this category, three stand a good chance of winning the award: • Reykjavik’s Better Reykjavik and My Neighbourhood e-participation projects • ...

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publication date: 19-01-2017

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New Green Digital Charter publication presents projects on digital solutions for better quality of life

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve quality of life in cities through the uptake of digital solutions.

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publication date: 11-01-2017

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  •  mobility

Anna Lisa Boni: 30 years of EUROCITIES and counting

As our 30th anniversary year comes to an end, Anna Lisa Boni reflects on 30 years of EUROCITIES, and we present our video report of activities.

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publication date: 20-12-2016

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Smart city projects shine at Expo World Congress

Smart city projects from all around Europe showcased their achievements at a joint stand during the Smart City Expo World Congress.

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publication date: 19-12-2016

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Knowledge society forum winter meeting - role of digital in shaping future cities

Our knowledge society forum (KSF) will hold its winter meeting on 24-25 January 2017 in Brussels.

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publication date: 16-12-2016

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Commission and EIB to launch new fund for broadband infrastructure

The European Commisson and the European Investment Bank (EIB) announced the launch of an investment platform combining public and private contributions, dedicated to financing smaller-scale, higher-risk broadband projects around the EU.

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publication date: 14-12-2016

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Handbook on CITYkeys performance measurement framework

Our new handbook, entitled ’CITYkeys experience – recommendations from cities to cities‘, sums up two years of experience in performance measurement in urban contexts.

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publication date: 14-12-2016

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Lighthouse projects agree coordinated action

Coordinators of smart cities lighthouse projects met on 21 October to discuss how to coordinate their communication, dissemination and replication practices.

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publication date: 28-11-2016