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Take part in the largest tech and digital event in the UK

Leeds Digital Festival (LDF), the largest tech and digital event in the UK, is back this September. The Festival is an open, collaborative event celebrating digital culture in all its forms over a two-week period each year. This year’s rescheduled festival will take place from 21st September to 2nd October 2020.

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publication date : 30-07-2020

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Digital rights in the COVID-19 era

Around the world, cities have stepped up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing changes to our daily lives. Developing better resilience against future threats, including pandemics, has become a core concern for many city administrations.

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publication date : 29-07-2020

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Survey on cities' digital policies and initiatives in Europe

To gain a better understanding of cities’ digital agendas for the coming years, the city of Barcelona has launched an online survey. The goal is to map digital policy priorities and identify common topics for cities to join efforts. Share your city’s vision by filling in the survey! The analysed results will be presented during an open session during our yearly Knowledge Society Forum in September.

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publication date : 28-07-2020

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Survey on digitalising social services

At the initiative of Barcelona and Amsterdam, we have launched a survey on digitalising social services.

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publication date : 16-07-2020

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publication date : 13-07-2020

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Five principles for citizen engagement

How do we reconnect with one another as we venture into the new normal? This question is currently being posed by people across our continent, as well as by national and EU level governments.

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publication date : 09-07-2020

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UIA 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects

The Urban Innovative Actions' (UIA) 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects of which 4 are from EUROCITIES members.

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publication date : 09-07-2020

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The fifth generation of telecommunications system (5G) deployment in cities

EUROCITIES shares statement on 5G deployment in cities with key recommendations for the EU

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publication date : 08-07-2020

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Vienna: New online platform for a fair digital economy

The digital transformation is shaping the way city governments think and act. Increasingly, and at a faster rate due to the COVID-19 pandemic, city services are being made accessible online. Cities are innovating with new applications to map traffic congestion, partnering with local businesses to increase their range of service, or offering citizens a platform to have a direct and clear say in the running of their city.

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publication date : 30-06-2020

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European consultation on digital for cultural heritage

The European Commission is evaluating one of the main policy instruments on digitisation: online access and digital preservation of cultural heritage material. The aim of this consultation is to gather the views of citizens, competent authorities in the Member States, national and regional cultural heritage institutions, international organisations, concerned stakeholder umbrella organisations. Your participation and feedback to this consultation will help the European Commission shape...

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publication date : 23-06-2020