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Cities' readiness to comply with GDPR - EUROCITIES' survey results

From 11 June to 02 July 2018, EUROCITIES conducted a survey to assess the level of compliance and readiness of its members to new EU privacy rules. Initiated by EUROCITIES and the cities of Barcelona and Ghent, this survey intended to identify needs and gaps encountered by cities in the implementation of the legislation.

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publication date : 11-09-2018

  •  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.

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publication date : 10-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.

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publication date : 07-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Business to Government Data Sharing

In spring 2018 European Commission released a guidance on sharing private sector data in the European data economy. One important part of this document is a 'How to do' guideline for the Business to Government (B2G) data sharing.

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publication date : 07-09-2018

  •  economy

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publication date : 06-09-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

EUROCITIES gets cohesion policy messages through to EU decision makers

How can cohesion policy help bring Europe closer to citizens? What changes are needed in the future regulations to make it work better for cities? This was in the focus of the event EUROCITIES organised jointly with CEMR and the European Parliament’s Urban intergroup on Tuesday 4 September, attracting over a hundred participants.

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publication date : 06-09-2018

  •  mobility

CIVITAS Annual Forum Conference 2018 Umea

Register until 10 September!

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publication date : 04-09-2018

  •  environment

European Solidarity Corps: a new unmissable opportunity for cities!

The European Commission has launched a brand new initiative allowing cities and municipalities to involve young European citizens to build a more inclusive and sustainable society. Cities can present project proposals on a wide range of policy areas and receive funding for their implementation.

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publication date : 03-09-2018

Register now for the next creative citizenship working group meeting

Registration has opened for the next meeting of our creative citizenship working group which will take place in Nantes from 1 - 3 October and provide a unique opportunity to discuss the working group's European plans as well as the host city's good practices.

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publication date : 03-09-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on plastics strategy and single use plastics

The EUROCITIES statement on plastic strategy and single use plastics is now out.

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publication date : 30-08-2018