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Genoa calls on cities to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 targets

Genoa calls on cities to join them at the next EUROCITIES Environment Forum to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 emission reduction target. Signatory cities pledge action to support implementation of the EU 40% greenhouse gas-reduction target by 2030 and the adoption of a joint approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors - Leaflet Innovative financing schemes

The Covenant of Mayors Office just released a new leaflet on innovative schemes to finance your city's Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP)!

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publication date : 13-02-2019

  •  mobility

CIVITAS SATELLITE: sign up for Cologne study visit

Cities are invited to take part in a CIVITAS SATELLITE study visit to Cologne from 3-5 April 2019, a valuable opportunity for city representatives to expand their knowledge of (e)public transport policy and projects.

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publication date : 07-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

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

Register NOW for the Social Innovation Lab on 26-27 March in Glasgow

Cities are witnessing major societal changes and increasingly complex social realities as a result of digitalisation and globalisation, demographic change and increased migration to and within the EU. To tackle these challenges and tap into the opportunities, cities need to learn to continuously innovate and to be forward-looking. Cities need to become open living labs to pilot innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban areas.

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publication date : 01-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

50 cities sign Declaration on citizens engagement

50 cities have now adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens' engagement, demonstrating their commitment to create a Europe where people come first and citizens have a role in new forms of participatory democracy.

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publication date : 31-01-2019

  •  cooperation

Register NOW for the EUROCITIES high-level political event at the European Parliament on 21 February

EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show cities’ concrete contributions to a more cohesive and inclusive Europe starting from local level. EUROCITIES deputy mayors will present their pledges to act on the principles of the EU Pillar for Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. This will take place at an event of EUROCITIES at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019 in the presence of Members of European Parliament and high-level Commission...

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publication date : 24-01-2019

  •  environment

Call for Interest: AMARE-eu project

Is your city dealing with multiculturalism, integration policies, non-native communities? Are you interested in topics like prevention, preparedness and resilience against disasters?

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publication date : 23-01-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

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publication date : 18-01-2019

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT III call for Action Planning open!

URBACT released its final URBACT III call for Action Planning networks on January 7th. The focus is on collaborative networks of cities to co-design integrated action plans on urban poverty, mobility, digital transitions etc.

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publication date : 11-01-2019