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  •  economy

Working Group Employment meets in Stockholm

20 city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES city members attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

“Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

The European Commission has published a call for proposals with the aim of helping Member States to prepare the implementation of the Recommendation “Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

  •  mobility

CIVITAS SUMPs-Up call for planning authorities: 10 days left to apply!

The CIVITAS SUMPs-Up project is looking for planning authorities interested in joining its Innovation Pilot Pool (IPP), a select group of transport and urban mobility planning practitioners that will help in developing innovative tools and services to aid SUMP development in European cities.

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publication date : 16-05-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Join EUROCITIES for the EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 in Brussels

The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2017 will take place from 19 - 25 June on the theme of “Clean Energy for all Europeans”. EUROCITIES will take part in the event through its different projects: join our sessions and come to visit our stands! Registration is open.

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publication date : 16-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Open letter on long term investment

In follow-up to EUROCITIES event on barriers to long-term investment, held at the European Parliament on 8 March, we addressed an open letter – together with Polis and CEMR - to the EU institutions and other key actors.

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publication date : 15-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

Mid-term review of Digital Single Market Strategy is unveiled

With the middle of its mandate over, the European Commission published its mid-term review of the Digital Single Market Strategy on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

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publication date : 11-05-2017

  •  environment
  •  mobility

How can we unlock energy investment opportunities at the local level? Lesson learnt from Bristol use of ELENA

In the framework of the Covenant of Mayors webinar of last 27 April on “ELENA - European Local Energy Assistance: Inspiration from successful projects” Mareike Schmidt, Service Manager for Energy at Bristol City Council has identified a series of useful lessons learnt from their use of the EIB technical assistance.

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publication date : 10-05-2017

Smart city business models

Eldar Tuzmukhamedov heads up the Smart City Lab for the City of Moscow, a hub of investigation and action tasked with making Russia's capital more connected.

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publication date : 10-05-2017

  •  mobility

The Mobility4EU project launches a stakeholder consultation

Mobility4EU identifies and assesses societal challenges that will influence future transport demand and supply.

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publication date : 10-05-2017

Working group housing discuss inclusiveness and limited profit housing associations in Vienna

On 3 and 4 May, members of the working group housing gathered in Vienna to discuss inclusiveness of the housing market and the role of limited profit housing associations in the provision of affordable housing. The meeting explored their scale of activities and legal architecture in various cities.

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publication date : 09-05-2017