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documents for governance

  •  economy

Social Rights for All: Cities are committed to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights

EUROCITIES adopted a statement to show the commitment of cities to deliver on the principles and rights enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights and to promote social rights for all citizens.

publication

publication date : 19-10-2017

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES standards & interoperability management guide

Smart cities are based on a holistic approach to urban planning. Yet, the main standardisation bodies at national, European and international level have been created and controlled by industrialists and governments working in a more siloed way. By being involved from the beginning of the standardisation process, city authorities will be able to push for the creation of open standards, without hindering innovation, for a more fair and multi-vendor market which will drastically reduce both...

publication

publication date : 10-10-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

publication

publication date : 26-06-2017

  •  cooperation

publication

publication date : 16-06-2017

  •  cooperation

publication

publication date : 16-06-2017

  •  economy

publication

publication date : 30-05-2017

  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 02-03-2017

  •  cooperation

Pact of Amsterdam

The Dutch EU presidency secured an agreement on the Pact of Amsterdam, establishing an urban agenda for the EU, during the 30 May informal Council meeting on urban matters. This shows important political recognition of the role of cities in the EU, providing a new framework for their involvement in developing and implementing EU policy.

publication

publication date : 03-08-2016

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on an urban agenda for the EU

The Pact of Amsterdam establishing an urban agenda for the EU is a good starting point. It provides a new framework for working on urban issues with cities in the EU. The urban agenda recognises the role of cities in tackling some of Europe's most pressing socioeconomic challenges, while respecting the principle of subsidiarity.

publication

publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 24-02-2016