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  •  economy
  •  environment

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

  •  environment

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

  •  cooperation

​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

  •  environment

12 big European cities commit to at least 40% carbon emission reductions by 2030

Cities are leading the way on efficient emissions reduction. At a signing ceremony today in Genoa, 12 big European cities committed to at least 40% carbon emissions reduction by 2030 and adaptation to climate change, in line with the EU climate objectives.

publication

publication date : 03-04-2019

  •  knowledge society

10 principles for good data

You make a card payment, you use an app or a social media account, you drive, or simply walk through the city – and you leave behind your data. Companies and public authorities then pick up this data, but how should they use it responsibly?

publication

publication date : 28-03-2019

  •  knowledge society

Global campaign to advance digital rights targets 100 cities in 100 days

The internet and other digital technologies can drive sustained and inclusive economic growth, social and cultural development, and environmental protection and promote sustainable accelerated achievement of SDG 11 - making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

publication

publication date : 28-03-2019

  •  cooperation

The ‘other’ summit - a wake up call for those who care about Europe

Today, while national and European leaders discuss the future of Europe, a few meters away so do over 60 mayors and local leaders, representing more than 130 million citizens through the EUROCITIES network.

publication

publication date : 21-03-2019

  •  environment

Unique coalition calls upon EU to ramp up climate action

“We believe it is high time for European leaders to rise up to the challenge of climate action. We need Europe to transition to a sustainable society and economy as soon as possible.”

publication

publication date : 19-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Cities commit to invest €4.3 billion to fight poverty and social exclusion over 5 years

21 cities, representing more than 20 million citizens have so far pledged €4.32 billion towards a fairer, more equal and inclusive Europe.

publication

publication date : 21-02-2019