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From Greece to the Netherlands: Cities learning from each other on climate adaptation

In January 2017, the 11 European cities selected to take part in the 2016 Mayors Adapt twinning programme (now formally part of the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy), attended one of the four visits organised across Europe to learn about urban climate change adaptation.

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publication date : 10-02-2017

  •  environment

Europe's cities key to empowering 'energy citizens'

Anna Lisa Boni writes in EurActiv on why cities are key to empowering citizens in the energy transition.

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publication date : 24-01-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for regions and cities

Together with the European Parliament's intergroups on urban issues and long-term investment and reindustrialisation, EUROCITIES, CEMR and POLIS hosted an event on 8 March on 'long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities'.

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publication date : 23-01-2017

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Cities urge MEPs to act now to avoid another emissions scandal

Deputy mayors from London and Paris spoke at our event on 10 January, ahead of the European Parliament committee vote on the Type Approval Framework Regulation.

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publication date : 11-01-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

New Green Digital Charter publication presents projects on digital solutions for better quality of life

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve quality of life in cities through the uptake of digital solutions.

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publication date : 11-01-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT good practice call for cities

URBACT has launched a good practice call to all European cities, regardless of size or geographical region, with the aim of promoting, rewarding and transferring the great work being done in the field of integrated urban development. *Participate at the URBACT infoday of 30 January 2017 in Brussels* URBACT has launched a Good Practice call for all European cities, no matter their size or geographical area, with the aim to promote, reward and transfer the great work they are doing in the...

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publication date : 11-01-2017

  •  environment
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES event: What should the European Parliament do to avoid another emissions scandal?

The deputy mayors of London and Paris will join us for a discussion on vehicle emissions before MEPs vote on the new Type Approval Framework Regulation.

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publication date : 09-01-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Anna Lisa Boni: 30 years of EUROCITIES and counting

As our 30th anniversary year comes to an end, Anna Lisa Boni reflects on 30 years of EUROCITIES, and we present our video report of activities.

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publication date : 20-12-2016

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Type approval of vehicles - event in January

EUROCITIES, together with BEUC and Transport & Environment, is organising a cocktail reception on 10 January to mark the pending approval of the new type approval framework regulation.

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publication date : 19-12-2016

  •  environment

Cities, regions, industry & banks to gather at Energy Efficiency Finance Market Place

The conference on 18-19 January in Brussels will present successful projects that use private financing mechanisms for energy efficiency at local and regional level, as well as initiatives working across Europe to structure the market for energy efficiency finance.

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publication date : 15-12-2016