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Cities demand action from EU Commission

Network EUROCITIES launches ‘100 days’ campaign.

publication

publication date : 29-11-2019

  •  cooperation
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Top city prizes at EUROCITIES Awards 2019

Antwerp, Munich and Zaragoza have scooped the top places in the EUROCITIES Awards 2019. Each demonstrated outstanding commitment to this year’s theme, ‘cities at a crossroads’.

publication

publication date : 22-11-2019

  •  knowledge society

Top city recommendations on citizen data

Citizens should always be in control of their data, while politicians should be able to use data for the public good – to ensure this, EUROCITIES today presented a publication at the Smart City Expo World Congress outlining 10 principles on citizen data with real world examples from cities.

publication

publication date : 19-11-2019

  •  environment

EUROCITIES and WWF launch Plastic Smart Cities initiative

EUROCITIES and WWF are calling on cities to join Amsterdam, Oslo, Nice and Izmir in developing an action plan to reduce plastic pollution and set aside space to trial innovative measures for reducing plastic pollution.

publication

publication date : 25-10-2019

  •  environment

21 major European cities pledge to prevent and reduce plastic pollution

Today, the city of Oslo is joining forces with EUROCITIES to launch a joint Plastics Declaration committing cities to develop a strategy and set time bound targets to significantly reduce plastic pollution in their city by 2021.

publication

publication date : 24-10-2019

Top city actions to fight poverty and social exclusion

11 more cities have made financial commitments to fight poverty and social exclusion, as part of EUROCITIES ongoing political initiative ‘Inclusive cities for all: social rights in my city’.

publication

publication date : 23-10-2019

  •  cooperation

EU-wide coalition looks to Commissioner-designate Ferreira to defend cohesion policy and the partnership principle

During European Parliament's hearing, Elisa Ferreira commits to ensuring "no region will be left behind" and that "reforms must fit with principles of cohesion"

publication

publication date : 10-10-2019

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Local goes glocal for sustainability goals in NYC

Mayors and local governments are leading efforts to ensure the global commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals and 2030 Agenda can be met.

publication

publication date : 18-07-2019

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210 European mayors demand EU emissions peak by 2020, halve by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050

Mayors call on European Council and Member States to commit to long-term climate strategy and binding, ambitious emission reduction targets.

publication

publication date : 07-05-2019

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​EU Parliament takes on board #CohesionAlliance demands

EU-wide coalition welcomes European Parliament's call for adequate and simplified funding for all regions and to stop freezing funds to enforce fiscal discipline

publication

publication date : 05-04-2019