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Save the date for our next 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 : 22-05-2017

  •  cooperation
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  •  economy
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Silvia Ganzerla: Mayors turn focus on jobs

Cities are the drivers of economic growth and job creation, and are key to ensuring the equal participation of vulnerable people in social and economic life, writes EUROCITIES policy director Silvia Ganzerla.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

  •  culture

UNAOC looking for innovative grassroots projects that foster dialogue and cooperation among cultures

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and BMW Group are looking for innovative grassroots projects that foster dialogue and cooperation among cultures. Projects with the potential for expansion and replication will receive funding, training and other strategic support for capacity building.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

What future for social Europe?

On 26 April, the very same day that the proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights was launched, the European Commission released its reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

Interoperability Maturity Model accessible online

The Commission has made accessible a new tool assessing the interoperability of public services- the Interoperability Maturity Model (IMM).

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publication date : 19-05-2017

  •  environment

Cities meet in Zagreb for Working Group on Noise

The Noise Working Group was held in Zagreb from 11 - 12 May. Around 15 cities visited the Croatian capital to discuss the issue of noise in urban areas under the chairmanship of Henk Wolfert from the city of Rotterdam.

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publication date : 18-05-2017

  •  culture

EUROCITIES features in new publication on the future of urban cultural policies

EUROCITIES has contributed to a new publication from Culture Action Europe called ‘Polis and the people: Looking into the future of urban cultural policies.’

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publication date : 18-05-2017

  •  mobility

European Commission launches online evaluation of the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) Directive

The ITS Directive provides the legal framework to support the coordinated and coherent deployment and use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) within the European Union, especially across borders. It defines four priority areas for ITS development and deployment. In these priority areas, the Directive provides for the development of legally binding specifications for interoperability and continuity through delegated acts, as well as for the development, where appropriate, of necessary...

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publication date : 18-05-2017

  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Edinburgh hosts first Green Digital Charter work-shadowing visit

On 30 and 31 May, Edinburgh will host the first ‘work-shadowing visit’ organised under the Green Digital Charter/GuiDanCe umbrella.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

Webinar on data access and data sharing: the real impact on SMEs’ and start-ups' business models

On 29 May 2017, the European Commission is organising a webinar for SMEs and start-ups on data access, data sharing and data re-use.

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publication date : 17-05-2017