food policy

  •  environment

EUROCITIES Briefing note on the revised Waste Framework Directive and Directive on Packaging & Packaging Waste

At the EUROCITIES Working Group Waste meeting in Amsterdam, April 2018, the WG decided to develop a briefing note on the recently revised Waste Framework Directive (WFD) and Packaging & Packaging Waste Directive, specifically on the implications for cities across Europe.

publication

publication date: 20-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Nantes citizens panel makes three recommendations on health

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Nantes held a citizens' consultation on 28 February to ask if Europe should take better care of people's health and well being.

news

publication date: 06-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Utrecht citizens panel issues three recommendations on healthy urban living

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Utrecht organised a citizens' consultation which enabled young people to share their views about how urban life could be made healthier and develop three recommendations for presentation to Europe's political leaders.

news

publication date: 28-02-2019

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

publication

publication date: 04-12-2018

  •  cooperation

news

publication date: 21-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Urban Food Matters

Like any successful restauranteur, a large helping of the work cities do is coordinating the many actors around them. From civil society to business and research organisations, cities are perfectly placed to ensure a streamlined synergy between stakeholders that ensure innovative solutions for the food system and yields the best result. Cities use an array of policy instruments: citizen engagement, social innovation, new governance models and socially responsible public procurement to...

publication

publication date: 30-10-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Building Social Europe - flagship conference

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the proclamation of the European Pillar of social rights, EU, national and local decision makers will gather in Lisbon for a 2-days conference, together with social partners, civil society and academia.

event

start date: 29-11-2018
end date: 30-11-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Building Social Europe - flagship conference

On the occasion of the first anniversary since the proclamation of the European Pillar of social rights, EU, national and local decision makers will gather in Lisbon for a 2-days conference, together with social partners, civil society and academia.

event

start date: 29-11-2018
end date: 30-11-2018

  •  economy
  •  environment

Ghent wins Milan Pact Award 2018

The Milan Pact Awards, part of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, highlights best practices and helps foster the exchange of ideas and solutions for food related issues among cities.

news

publication date: 10-09-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Ghent named EU fair and ethical trade capital

The city of Ghent has won the first-ever fair and ethical trade award which celebrates cities' achievements and impact in the areas of social and environmental sustainability in international trade.

news

publication date: 28-06-2018