economic development

EUROCITIES message to the EU Social Summit

Ahead of the EU Social Summit, taking place on Friday 17 November, city politicians already met in Gothenburg at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum and agreed on their joint commitment to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date: 14-11-2017

  •  economy

Paris is the capital of innovation for 2017

Last 7 November, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1 000 000 to Paris. The city has been named 2017's European Capital of Innovation for its inclusive innovation strategy.

news

publication date: 13-11-2017

  •  economy

EDF meeting in Vienna 16-18 October: Highlights

The Autumn EDF meeting in Vienna represented for cities a great chance to debate on long-term investment strategies, as well as to learn and receive inputs by experts coming from national and European high-level institutions.

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publication date: 03-11-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

ERRIN Horizon 2020 Project Development Week (20-24 November 2017)

In light of the publication of the 2018-2020 Work Programme, ERRIN, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network, is organising an entire week of Horizon 2020 project development workshops from 20 November at multiple venues in Brussels.

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start date: 20-11-2017
end date: 24-11-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

EUROCITIES speaks out on long-term investment

EUROCITIES participated in the third edition of the European Long-Term Investment Conference, on 26 October in Brussels.

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publication date: 30-10-2017

  •  cooperation

Highlights from the Social Affairs Forum in Gothenburg, 25-26 October 2017

On 25-26 October, the Social Affairs Forum held its autumn meeting in Gothenburg. A record number of 135 participants from over 40 cities, including 20 elected city politicians and representatives of the European Commission and EU-umbrella NGOs, took part in the meeting. They agreed that cities play a key role in delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights and promoting a stronger social Europe.

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publication date: 29-10-2017

  •  economy

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publication date: 27-10-2017

  •  culture

Reshaping cities and regions through smart investment in culture

Cities are drivers of innovative cultural policies that add value to urban and regional development. Increased cultural investments at regional and city levels should be supported through long term programmes at EU level.

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publication date: 23-10-2017

  •  economy
  •  mobility

Unlocking long term investment for urban transport and more sustainable cities

On 12 October, EUROCITIES co-organised a lunch debate on ensuring long term investment for urban rail transport - tram, light rail and metro systems. The event was hosted by the European Parliament’s long term investment and reindustrialisation intergroup.

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publication date: 23-10-2017

  •  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