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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.

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publication date: 30-03-2020

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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.

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publication date: 24-03-2020

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CGTN: Smart Cities - The Agenda in full

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES Secretary General and Minna Arve, Mayor of Turku, talk to the China Global Television Network about smart cities.

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publication date: 17-03-2020

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  •  culture
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Turin - Abbonamento Musei

Turin’s cultural heritage at your fingertips! First developed back in 1995 by the city administration, the Abbonamento Musei is a single card with a low annual payment for accessing the city and surrounding region’s cultural offer.

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publication date: 12-03-2020

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Vilnius - The colour of data

Vilnius is revitalising its Old Town area, a UNESCO cultural heritage site, by using cultural heritage as a driver for sustainable growth, turning underused cultural heritage into a resource to be taken advantage of. To achieve this, Vilnius is using open data and tools including video neuroanalytics, which measures the emotional and psychological states of residents and visitors. This information is used to improve the city’s cultural offer, by showing how happy people are at cultural...

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publication date: 12-03-2020

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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.”

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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European 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.”

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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  •  environment
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  •  mobility

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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publication date: 05-03-2020

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22 cities call for stronger European regulation of holiday rental platforms

Many European cities are struggling to manage the continuous growth of Short Term Holiday Rentals offered by online platforms.

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publication date: 04-03-2020