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Solidarity Cities: Leeds and Stockholm support refugee education in Milan

A mentoring visit of Leeds and Stockholm to Milan took place from 26-29 June in the framework of the Solidarity Cities initiative. EUROCITIES responded quickly in May to Milan's desire to make progress in the area of reception of unaccompanied minors as well as education for children of families with a migrant background.

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publication date : 06-07-2017

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publication date : 05-07-2017

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  •  environment

Circular economy taskforce second meeting in Brussels

On 20 June the EUROCITIES Circular Economy task force meeting took place in Brussels, with 16 cities participating.

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publication date : 05-07-2017

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publication date : 05-07-2017

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Estonian presidency favors digital

On 1 July Estonia took over the presidency of the Council of the EU and for another six months will overlook the continuity of EU agenda and its legislative processes. With the motto 'Unity through balance', Estonia has introduced an ambitious plan that attempts to find a common ground between current challenges and opportunities in Europe as well as diverse traditions and views of European citizens and the Member States.

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publication date : 05-07-2017

  •  environment

URB@EXP launches guidelines and lab kit for urban lab practitioners

The URB@EXP project, which made a very interesting presentation about urban labs during the last EUROCITIES Environment Forum in Antwerp, has recently launced guidelines and a lab kit for urban lab practicioners. The guidelines are designed for team members, managers of urban labs as well for civil servants, while the toolkit can be useful for municipalities or city stakeholders who are interested in setting up a urban lab.

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publication date : 03-07-2017

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Mayor of London launches London Borough of Culture scheme

Inspired by the European Capital of Culture and UK city of culture programmes, the London borough of culture scheme aims to strengthen London’s reputation as an international powerhouse for culture, by highlighting the hidden cultural gems across the capital.

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publication date : 30-06-2017

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Second Open Call for experiments in OrganiCity is here

OrganiCity, a collaborative research project funded by Horizon 2020 programme running between 2015-2018, has launched the second open call for experiments in OrganiCity.

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publication date : 30-06-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in Action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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publication date : 29-06-2017

  •  environment

PRESS RELEASE – Guimarães signs the Green Digital Charter in the heart of Europe

This 27 June, in Brussels, on the side of the 2020 European Green Capital Applicant (ECGA) workshop, the city of Guimarães demonstrated its commitment to using digital solutions with a view to creating a sustainable future for its citizens.

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publication date : 29-06-2017