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EUROCITIES letter to EU leaders on populism and Euroscepticism

Ahead of the summit of heads of state and government in Rome, EUROCITIES has shared the view from cities with European leaders.

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publication date: 23-03-2017

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The Financial Times: Tackling populism in Europe's cities

In this letter to the editor, Daniël Termont, Mayor of Ghent and EUROCITIES president, expresses the EUROCITIES belief that European cities should be given every opportunity to work across borders, and deliver solutions for their citizens. However, in the lead up to the summit of heads of state and government in Rome on 25 march, he asks EU and national leaders to consider three important messages from cities.

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publication date: 23-03-2017

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European Week of Regions and Cities 9-12 October 2017

The next European Week of Regions and Cities will take place from 9 to 12 October 2017 in Brussels.

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start date: 09-10-2017
end date: 12-10-2017

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Building a European data economy

Back in January, the European Commission presented its data economy strategy.

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publication date: 16-03-2017

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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - circular cities

EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana will take place on 15-17 November and this year, our annual conference will focus on ‘circular economy’.

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start date: 15-11-2017
end date: 17-11-2017

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Peer learning visits on e-mobility and building retrofit

The Sharing Cities project is organising a series of peer learning visits to help EUROCITIES members explore the latest developments in the fields of e-mobility and building retrofit.

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publication date: 16-03-2017

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How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

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publication date: 10-03-2017

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European mayors say ‘no’ to rising populism & Euroscepticism

On Tuesday 7 March, EUROCITIES held a ‘Mayors summit on the future of Europe’ in the Committee of the Regions to debate the worrying trend of rising populism and Euroscepticism.

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publication date: 08-03-2017

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EUROCITIES mayors summit on the future of Europe

The rise of Euroscepticism and populism has created a growing sense of anxiety among many Europeans. The mayors of major cities in Europe met today with EU and national leaders to set out the urgent need for changing the way politics is done.

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publication date: 07-03-2017

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Mayors summit on the future of Europe - tackling rising populism and Euroscepticism

It’s time to rethink the way politics is done in Europe. #cities4Europe

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publication date: 06-03-2017