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EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The Challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES members win approval in Urban Innovative Actions

Several EUROCITIES members won approval for their projects under the Urban Innovative Actions Call 2.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

  •  mobility

C-the Difference workshop in Bordeaux. From C-ITS- technology to mobility solutions

On 21st November 2017, the European project C-the Difference is organising a workshop in Bordeaux as part of its City Twinning programme whose aim is to foster knowledge sharing and C-ITS pilot best practices exchange to boost the replicability of C-ITS services with other European cities.

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publication date : 05-10-2017

Robots, visualisation and a human-centered approach to migration

Members of the EUROCITIES working group on migration and integration were impressed by the Helsinki Skills Center and its service models, run by the Helsinki education department.

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publication date : 05-10-2017

Twente strives to connect social innovation with economic attractiveness

On 25-26 September, the WG Smart Social Inclusion met in Netwerkstad Twente, a group of cities comprising Enschede, Hengelo, Almelo, Borne and Oldenzaal, located in the eastern part of the Netherlands at the border with Germany.

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publication date : 04-10-2017

  •  mobility

EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK 2017 - EMW Award and SUMP Award

The annual edition of EUROPEANMOBILITYWEEK took place from 16-22 September all around Europe. This editions put particular attention on clean, shared and intelligent mobility. Over 2,470 cities in Europe applied and more than 600 city-events were organised throughout the week.

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publication date : 28-09-2017

  •  cooperation

URBAN-EU-CHINA goes online. Visit the project’s website!

Since 1 January 2017, EUROCITIES has been part of the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation. The recently-launched website gathers news, events and future activities.

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publication date : 14-09-2017

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  •  culture
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Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out

One year after the launch of Urban Agenda for the EU, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) published a report ‘One Year: pact of Amsterdam’ that aims to map the developments and expected impact of twelve priority areas the Urban Agenda is working on.

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publication date : 01-09-2017

EUROCITIES members in final round of the European Capital of Innovation Awards 2017

Nine out of the ten finalists for this years' European Capital of Innovation are EUROCITIES members (Aarhus, Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Nice, Paris, Tallinn, Tampere and Toulouse).

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publication date : 31-08-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

New commission consultation on retail regulations

The European Commission has launched a new public consultation on retail regulations in a multi-channel environment. The deadline is 8 October 2017.

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publication date : 18-08-2017