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Utrecht citizens panel issues three recommendations on healthy urban living

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Utrecht organised a citizens' consultation which enabled young people to share their views about how urban life could be made healthier and develop three recommendations for presentation to Europe's political leaders.

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publication date : 28-02-2019

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Strasbourg citizens panel issues three recommendations on climate change

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Strasbourg organised a citizens' consultation which enabled people to share their views and make recommendations on adaptation to climate change.

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publication date : 26-02-2019

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Genoa calls on cities to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 targets

Genoa calls on cities to join them at the next EUROCITIES Environment Forum to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 emission reduction target. Signatory cities pledge action to support implementation of the EU 40% greenhouse gas-reduction target by 2030 and the adoption of a joint approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

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Ghent citizens panel on social rights and the environment issues three recommendations

The city of Ghent invited citizens to discuss the future of Europe on two specific topics - social rights and the environment and climate - in an open debate on 12 February.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

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Covenant of Mayors - Leaflet Innovative financing schemes

The Covenant of Mayors Office just released a new leaflet on innovative schemes to finance your city's Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP)!

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publication date : 13-02-2019

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International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city exchange programme

Cities in the member states of the European Union who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development. The programme aims to foster links between EU cities and those in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America. Through the programme, local leaders will be able to connect and gain new perspectives on...

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publication date : 07-02-2019

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50 cities sign Declaration on citizens engagement

50 cities have now adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens' engagement, demonstrating their commitment to create a Europe where people come first and citizens have a role in new forms of participatory democracy.

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publication date : 31-01-2019

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Riga citizens panel: three civic participation proposals

Riga (Latvia) held a citizens panel on civic participation related to culture, youth, neighbourhoods, green lifestyle and inclusive society in December as part of our citizens panel initiative. Following good practice presentations and discussions, participants came up with three recommendations.

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publication date : 24-01-2019

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Call for Interest: AMARE-eu project

Is your city dealing with multiculturalism, integration policies, non-native communities? Are you interested in topics like prevention, preparedness and resilience against disasters?

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publication date : 23-01-2019

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Last chance to join H2020 PROSPECT peer-learning cycles on innovative financing

The third and last call for applications for H2020 PROSPECT is now open! This is the last opportunity for regional and local authorities to join our peer-to-peer learning community and discover how to finance and implement sustainable energy and climate action plans using innovative schemes.

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publication date : 21-01-2019