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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date : 28-06-2017

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EUROCITIES at the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017

The 2017 edition of the EU Sustainable Energy Week, which took place from 19-25 June, focused on the theme of 'Clean Energy for all Europeans'. EUROCITIES took active part in the event.

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publication date : 28-06-2017

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Joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy transition

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Local government leaders urge MEPs to engage cities for successful EU energy transition

22 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium – Today, municipal representatives of five city networks met with Members of the European Parliament to drive home the importance of local level involvement in EU energy and climate policy. Known as the Urban 5, these networks point to the local level’s power to provide jobs, its proximity to the people and its swift ability to deliver change as essential components for energy transition success.

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Save the date: upcoming Horizon 2020 Info days in October and November

The first dates for the info days focusing on the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls have been published

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Cities’ cultural heritage ROCKs! New project kicks off in Bologna

Around 140 representatives from 32 cities and organisations met in Bologna on 14-16 June to launch ROCK (Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities). Led by the city of Bologna, ROCK is an H2020-funded project that aims to develop an innovative, collaborative and circular approach to the regeneration and adaptive reuse of historic city centres.

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publication date : 21-06-2017

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EUROCITIES Call for expert for ROCK training webinar on mentoring methodology

Led by the city of Bologna, the ROCK project involves EUROCITIES, 10 large European cities and various partners (universities, private companies). ROCK focuses on historic centres as laboratories to demonstrate how cultural heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration, sustainable development and economic growth for the entire city.

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publication date : 21-06-2017

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Participate in a survey about digitalisation efforts for the urban renewal

The Dutch government collects contributions on the EU initiatives working on digitalisation.

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publication date : 15-06-2017

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Let your voice be heard: take part in the public consultation on the Urban Water Agenda 2030!

The Urban Water Agenda 2030 (UWA2030) will be a new component in the European Union’s ambitious water policy, which aims to achieve a good status for all water bodies, and make member states better prepared for extreme weather events, as reflected in the Water Framework Directive (adopted in 2000) and the Floods Directive (adopted in 2007). The UWA2030 aims to enable local governments to accelerate the implementation of local policies and practices for sustainable urban water management.

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publication date : 14-06-2017