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publication date: 10-07-2020

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#CohesionAlliance webinar: The European Recovery Plan and its implications for EU cohesion policy

The Committee of the Regions' #CohesionAlliance is organising a webinar to affirm cohesion as a fundamental value of the European Union and a key objective for all its policies and investment. The event will take place on 14 July from 12:00 to 13:30 CEST.

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start date: 14-07-2020
end date: 14-07-2020

  •  environment

Brno – Rainwater management in Pod Plachtami Park

The Pod Plachtami Park, located in the district Nový Lískovec of the city of Brno, was designed as a solution to rainwater management and overloaded sewerage. This adaptation measure is providing a green recreational space for citizens to enjoy and improving the biodiversity of the district.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

Building fire resilience in Riba-Roja de Túria using recycled water

The municipality of Riba-Roja de Túria, together with the neighbouring municipality of Paterna, is setting up a hydraulic infrastructure for the treatment of wastewater and holding awareness raising workshops to build their resilience to forest fires.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

Call for Tenders for selecting a company to produce videos for the Cultural Heritage in Action (EU project)

EUROCITIES is looking for a video producer company (organisation or individual) to develop a series of videos giving an overview of cultural heritage policies that are being implemented in at least 2 cities and regions involved in Cultural Heritage in Action project and hosting online peer-learning visits at the end of 2020.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

Citizens catching the rain for climate adaptation in Wrocław

Wrocław is providing grants to citizens to install rainwater harvesting systems and collect rainwater for future use, helping to reduce tap water consumption and the pressure on the sewage system. This action allows citizens to get directly involved and benefit from the city’s local adaptation plan.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  environment

Crowd investing for solar roofs in Križevci

A crowd investing project financed by citizens invested in the energy transition of Križevci, Croatia. It helped the municipality to build a rooftop PV power plant, delivering benefits for citizens, the economy and the environment.

case study

publication date: 09-07-2020

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  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES principles on citizen engagement

We are today, more than ever, living in times of change. We are having to face new and unexpected challenges. ‘Politics as usual’ in our representative democracy is no longer delivering what people expect, leading to an increasing distance between political institutions and citizens.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Five principles for citizen engagement

How do we reconnect with one another as we venture into the new normal? This question is currently being posed by people across our continent, as well as by national and EU level governments.

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publication date: 09-07-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment

Funding and financing opportunities: two new publications to guide cities!

The Covenant of Mayors - Europe Office develops publications that help cities and towns get a better understanding of the financing and funding solutions at their disposal, and how they can make use of them. Here are our two latest financing leaflets!

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publication date: 09-07-2020