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Consultation on EU Fostery Strategy open to local authorities until 15 June 2018

Until the 15 June 2018 local authorities can take part in the consultation on the EU Forestry Strategy.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

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Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens: call for citizens to have their say

This campaign, launched last month, wants people to help change the way politics is done in Europe by coming up with ideas for a better future and completing this sentence: 'My Europe in 2030 will be .....'

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publication date : 06-06-2018

  •  economy
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  •  knowledge society

Espoo among the top seven in the international Intelligent Community Awards

Espoo is the only European city among the seven finalists of the international Intelligent Community Awards 2018. The winner will be announced at the ICF Global Summit in London on 4–6 June. The 2017 winner was Melbourne. The previous European winner was Eindhoven in 2011.

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publication date : 05-06-2018

  •  environment

Have your say in the Global Covenant Reporting Framework

The GCoM has opened a public consultation period ending on June 15 2018, open to all Covenant cities and any other party to provide feedback on the recommended Common Reporting Framework.

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publication date : 05-06-2018

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Workshop 'The road to Urban Bio-economy: Barriers and Solutions to Closing the Loops of Bio-Resources', 28 May 2018, Brussels: all material available

On 28 May, EUROCITIES, together with the City of Oslo, the European Compost Network, Municipal Waste Europe and the Urban Agenda for the EU jointly organised a workshop in Brussels, at Norway House on the topic: 'The road to Urban Bio-economy: Barriers and Solutions to Closing the Loops of Bio-Resources'.

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publication date : 04-06-2018

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Commission tables proposals for cohesion policy beyond 2020

The European Commission published yesterday its proposal for the regulation on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund, along with the common provisions regulation (CPR) covering seven funds operated under shared management.

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publication date : 30-05-2018

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Commission event to support large cities developing innovative and strategic procurement

EUROCITIES helped Commission DG Grow to organise an event for 'Big public buyers', which will take place on 6-7 June in Brussels. This initiative aims to support public buyers to scale up innovation, organise joint statement of demands, learning together on innovation procurement, joint cross border procurement, and strategic procurement, in particular to contribute to the Commission's update of the guide 'Buying social'.

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publication date : 29-05-2018

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One month left to be the next European Capital of Smart Tourism

Cities have just one month left to apply for a range of honours in smart tourism.

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publication date : 28-05-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Webinar: Food Waste - Cities to the rescue! From a diagnosis to the design of a holistic urban strategy.

How can cities reduce food waste effectively and efficiently? For this webinar, EUROCITIES and Milan Urban Food Policy Pact invite FoodWIN to share their experience on how cities can conduct a food waste analysis and diagnosis to ultimately co-create a food waste strategy. Frontrunning cities will share their experiences putting theory into practice.

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publication date : 28-05-2018

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Cities4Europe - video interviews

On 7 May the Cities4Europe campaign was officially launched. Here you will find video interviews from the launch event.

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publication date : 25-05-2018