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Take the Covenant of Mayors survey and win a free journey to the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels

The Covenant of Mayors Office, on behalf of the European Commission and with the support of the Committee of the Regions, is conducting a survey to collect the needs, feedback and expectations of local, regional and national authorities towards the initiative.

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publication date : 11-04-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Tilburg becomes 52nd signatory city of the Green Digital Charter

The city of Tilburg is the 52nd European city, and the 5th Dutch city, to sign the Green Digital Charter, a EUROCITIES initiative promoting progress in tackling climate change through the innovative use of digital technologies in cities.

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publication date : 06-04-2017

  •  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

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

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

  •  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

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EUROCITIES and ICLEI to take Urban Water Agenda 2030 forward

EUROCITIES and ICLEI have been selected by the European Commission’s DG Environment to develop a strategic plan for the Urban Water Agenda 2030.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

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

European mayors say ‘no’ to rising populism & Euroscepticism

On Tuesday 7 March, EUROCITIES held a ‘Mayors summit on the future of Europe’ in the Committee of the Regions to debate the worrying trend of rising populism and Euroscepticism.

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publication date : 08-03-2017

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

Mayors summit on the future of Europe - tackling rising populism and Euroscepticism

It’s time to rethink the way politics is done in Europe. #cities4Europe

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publication date : 06-03-2017

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

City reps meet Commission inter-cabinet group on urban issues

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Eindhoven’s deputy mayor for innovation and chair of our knowledge society forum, headed up a small delegation of cities at a meeting with the European Commission’s inter-cabinet group on urban issues.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

New urban governance models to tackle traffic congestion

On 25 January, the CREATE project organised a reception dedicated to the theme of ’Strong urban governance for liveable cities‘.

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publication date : 21-02-2017