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Green Digital Charter signatories showcased at SMARTGREENS conference in Porto

Between 22 and 24 April, Porto hosted the SMARTGREENS international conference on smart cities and green ICT systems. The event gathered researchers, developers, companies and projects representatives interested in green ICT solutions, and sustainable energy-aware systems and technologies for smart cities.

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publication date : 04-05-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Climate smart streets

Helsinki’s goal of being carbon neutral by 2050 is challenging the city to turn the historic centre into a smart, energy efficient district. Climate Street is playing its part by involving residents and businesses in turning novel ideas into practical, replicable, scalable actions.

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publication date : 02-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Cities' role in food systems innovation

The European Commission is organising, in cooperation with EUROCITIES, an event on 'Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs', which is to take place in Brussels on 31 May alongside Green Week.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  environment

EUROCITIES Environment Forum on energy transition in cities

On 15-17 March, 145 participants from 57 cities attended the EUROCITIES Environment Forum in Antwerp, which focused on energy transition in cities.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  environment

EUSEW 2017: Covenant of Mayors session on local energy communities

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 (EUSEW), between 19 and 25 June in Brussels, will be dedicated to ‘Clean energy for all Europeans’.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
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  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Nathalie Guri: Spring brings our forums into blossom

At EUROCITIES, spring is always the season of forum meetings.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

Revision of Clean Vehicles Directive: EUROCITIES responds to EU consultation

The EU has launched a review of Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road vehicles (Clean Vehicles Directive).

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  environment

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