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Cities in action: Cooperative Glasgow

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life. By supporting co-operatives and social enterprises and devolving power to local people, it is finding effective and sustainable new ways of rising to economic and social challenges.

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publication date : 28-03-2017

  •  environment

European Commission offers cities a say in strategy development for the Urban Water Agenda 2030

The European Commission, DG Environment is looking for cities willing to contribute to the strategy development for the upcoming Urban Water Agenda 2030 (UWA2030). Through this initiative cities will be offered visibility for their commitment to sustainable urban water management and their readiness to apply innovative solutions to today’s pressing challenges on water resources, systems and services.

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publication date : 27-03-2017

Social affairs forum: focus on urban poverty and inequalities

Our social affairs forum (SAF) will meet in Lisbon on 3-4 April to discuss how to combat deep-seated poverty and to reduce inequalities at city level.

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publication date : 27-03-2017

  •  mobility

Takeaways from the EUROCITIES Mobility Forum

The EUROCITIES mobility forum met on 15-17 March in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, to discuss and share experiences on a new mobility model: building a city for all. A finalist city for the EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK Award 2016, Lisbon has spent two years redesigning and reshaping its mobility infrastructure. With 99,3% of its population located within 300m of a public transport service, the city is building a city for all. Lisbon wanted the EUROCITIES mobility forum to be articulated...

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publication date : 27-03-2017

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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

  •  cooperation

Local and regional leaders call for a comprehensive sustainable EU food policy

EUROCITIES collaborated to the drafting of the CoR opinion “Towards a sustainable EU food policy” approved today in the Committee of the Regions plenary session. We believe that cities are key in developing sustainable food systems that are inclusive, resilient, safe and diverse, that provide healthy and affordable food to all people, that minimise waste and conserve biodiversity while adapting to and mitigating impacts of climate change.

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publication date : 23-03-2017

  •  mobility

Malmo and Brussels winners of sustainable mobility awards

Malmo and Brussels winners of sustainable mobility awards

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publication date : 21-03-2017

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15th CIVITAS FORUM conference

The annual CIVITAS FORUM conference will be held on 27-29 September in Torres Vedras.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  knowledge society

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

  •  environment

Environment forum chair addresses Green Growth Summit

The chair of our environment forum, Abdeluheb Choho, deputy mayor of Amsterdam, spoke about the cities ambitions and actions in his contribution to the Green Growth Summit, which took place in Brussels on 27 February.

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publication date : 16-03-2017