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A wake up call for those who care about Europe

It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.

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publication date : 21-03-2019

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publication date : 13-03-2019

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ROCK case studies showcase new governance models for creative, sustainable and circular cities

Citizens’ needs are changing and cities must adapt and reassess priorities for the greater good. A new booklet of case studies, published as part of the ROCK EU project, shows how five cities have invented new governance models that are helping them become more creative and sustainable places to live.

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publication date : 05-03-2019

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EU Research and Innovation for Cities of the Future

An event jointly organized by the URBAN Intergroup of the European Parliament with the European Commission, Directorate General for Research and Innovation, on cities. Cities have moved to the centre of the European and Global Sustainability and Climate Agenda. This joint event will show how EU-funded Research and Innovation actions are driving Sustainable Urban Development to address major urban challenges.

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publication date : 04-03-2019

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Mannheim citizens make recommendations on education, migration and economic development

Mannheim's panel event provided an opportunity for citizens to exchange views on the future of the EU and draw up suggestions on three important topics.

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publication date : 04-03-2019

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European Capital of Innovation Awards 2019 – The race is on!

The 5th edition of the European Capital of Innovation Awards will recognise European cities that have built the most dynamic and open innovation ecosystems.

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publication date : 28-02-2019

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Lille Metropole pledges to provide active support to long-term unemployed

Lille Metropole is the 17th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The President of Lille Metropole, Damien Castelain, signed a pledge to provide active support to employment (principle 4), ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and promote secure and adaptable employment (principle 5).

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publication date : 13-02-2019

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International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city exchange programme

Cities in the member states of the European Union who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development. The programme aims to foster links between EU cities and those in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America. Through the programme, local leaders will be able to connect and gain new perspectives on...

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publication date : 07-02-2019