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  •  mobility

CREATE project at joint Estonian EU presidency and UITP seminar on “Smart mobility 2020: Innovative and sustainable urban transport in Europe” (22-23 November 2017, Tallinn)

Don’t miss the high-level international seminar taking place on 22-23 November 2017 in Tallinn (Estonia) entitled Smart Mobility 2020: Innovative and sustainable urban transport in Europe, featuring our EU mobility project CREATE (www.create-mobility.eu)!

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publication date : 24-07-2017

Thessaloniki receives support from Amsterdam and Zurich on informal education for refugees

From 9-12 July, Thessaloniki hosted a delegation from Amsterdam and Zurich, as part of a mentoring visit organised by EUROCITIES and Migration Work.

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publication date : 20-07-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

PROSPECT - Peer-powered cities and regions has been launched!

The PROSPECT project had its kick off meeting on 5-6 of July in Brussels. A three year project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT will develop a peer-to-peer learning programme, which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

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publication date : 19-07-2017

  •  environment

Apply now for the IUC city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development

The new call of the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development. European cities who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply.

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publication date : 18-07-2017

  •  economy

A new call for eafip Assistance is now open!

The European Assistance for Innovation procurement (EAFIP) is supporting 12 public procurers from across the EU to develop their innovation procurement (a PCP or PPI) by providing assistance (including legal assistance) in the start-up and implementation of the innovation procurement. The new call for applications is open until 15th September 2017.

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publication date : 17-07-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Going global through culture: Check the findings from our study visit in Barcelona and Terrassa!

A group of 30 specialists attended a study visit hosted by Barcelona and Terrassa in June.

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publication date : 14-07-2017

  •  cooperation

One year on: Is the urban agenda a golden opportunity?

The Urban Agenda for the EU represents the first time cities have been offered a seat at the table of EU decision making. Yet, its emphasis on informal structures centred on collaboration, deliberately leaves open the question of what precisely this involvement should be.

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publication date : 14-07-2017

Registration NOW open for our Autumn Social Affairs Forum

EUROCITIES will hold its next Social Affairs Forum on 25-26 October in Gothenburg to discuss the role of cities in promoting a more social Europe and in delivering on a European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 13-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’ report is published

On 11 July 2017, the National Interoperability Framework Observatory of the European Commission issued the report ‘State of Play of Interoperability in Europe 2016’.

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publication date : 12-07-2017

  •  economy

Ensuring investments in social housing for all

In response to a parliamentary question from MEP Agnes Jongerius (S&D, NL) regarding the revision of state aid rules for services of general economic interest (‘SGEI’), Commissioner Margrethe Vestager affirmed that state aid can only be granted if social housing responds to "a public need: the provision of accommodation to disadvantaged citizens or socially less advantaged groups who due to solvency constraints are unable to obtain housing at market conditions".

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publication date : 11-07-2017