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EU trade city award - shortlisted cities officially announced

The shortlisted cities for the EU cities for fair and ethical trade award have been officially announced.

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publication date : 25-05-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  knowledge society

From Temporary to Cosmopolitan Citizenship: call for papers

The European Journal of Creative Practices in Cities and Landscapes has launched a call for papers for its first edition.

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publication date : 24-05-2018

Cities meet in Barcelona to learn about the intercultural strategy to Roma inclusion

On 14-15 May, the working group Roma inclusion met in Barcelona to learn about the city’s rights-based approach and intercultural strategy to Roma inclusion both concerning domestic, Spanish Roma, as well as the integration of Roma coming from Eastern Europe.

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publication date : 22-05-2018

  •  knowledge society

SEMIC Conference 2018

The 8th edition of SEMIC, the annual semantic interoperability conference, will be held in Sofia, Bulgaria on 14 June 2018. The event, organised by the ISA2 Programme of the European Commission in collaboration with the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU, will bring together policy makers, IT practitioners and researchers interested in topics related to semantic interoperability for public administration.

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publication date : 18-05-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Europe on the Move: Safe, connected and clean mobility

On 17 May, the European Commission released its third and final set of legislative proposals for mobility. Transport is now the largest source of emissions in the EU, and accounts for 25,000 road fatalities per year and contributes to 400,000 premature deaths from air pollution.

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publication date : 17-05-2018

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities4Europe - Campaign launched!

On 7 May the ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ campaign was officially launched.

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publication date : 09-05-2018

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

European Commission proposes budget for 2021-2027

The European Commission officially published its proposal for the next 7-year EU budget (multiannual financial framework or MFF 2021-2027) on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. It aims to respond to existing and emerging challenges while managing the financial gap due to Brexit. In our policy brief, we provide a brief summary of the main issues around the next EU budget. You may download the briefing from the link below.

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publication date : 07-05-2018

  •  environment

Ghent and Vaasa twinning - European and local ecosystems against climate change

Cities are taking a determined stand against climate change, but for good climate policy to take effect, the private sector must be on board. In Vaasa, the local government has a stake in the 140-company strong ‘Energy Vaasa’, and is cooperating with private enterprises to make its ambitious climate targets – becoming carbon neutral by 2035 – become a reality.

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publication date : 03-05-2018

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  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Democracy in a Digital Age

EUROCITIES 2018 Spring Knowledge Society Forum conference attracted over 100 participants.

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publication date : 30-04-2018

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

80 Cities4Europe!

80 European cities are ready to involve, inspire and impact!

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publication date : 27-04-2018