Europe’s restart needs cities

It’s time for a new dialogue of European and national leaders with mayors, says Dario Nardella, president of Eurocities: “We are ready for this challenge.”

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Europe’s restart needs cities

Going orange to end violence against women

Cities are taking action and sending strong signals to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

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Going orange to end violence against women

Quiet, clean and green: discover Oslo’s zero-emissions construction site

Public works can often be a source of noise and air pollution. But thanks to forward-thinking procurement, Oslo has created the world’s first construction site with 100% electric machines.

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Quiet, clean and green: discover Oslo’s zero-emissions construction site

A revolution for youth

Over 40 days and nights a young team of international volunteers worked to transform five neglected buildings into youth centres for the local community; offering a range of services around informal education.

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A revolution for youth

Bursting bubbles

How can cities recaptivate people’s interest? How can they motivate residents to get involved? How can people feel empowered to participate? Grand Paris Sud is working on it.

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Bursting bubbles

Shaping our urban future

We strive for a Europe where cities are genuine partners with the EU to create a better future for all.

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  • Europe’s restart needs cities

    Dario Nardella, mayor of Florence and president of Eurocities, calls for a new dialogue of European and national leaders with mayors. “We are asking for a seat at the table when decisions that have implications for cities are taken,” Nardella said at an informal European Council meeting with national ministers on urban matters on Monday.

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  • A new momentum for cities: the Leipzig Charter 2.0

    The effects of the current crisis are leaving a strong mark on our urban societies. Moving beyond the emergency response, we now have an opportunity to build more resilient cities, create better policies that are coordinated across all levels of government, and find new ways to meet the challenges posed by climate change. Today’s informal

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Reinventing cities – beyond the urban crises | Impressions from Eurocities 2020

A new reality is taking shape in cities, in Europe and globally. Cities have been the hardest hit by the corona pandemic. Now they are working together in new and innovative ways to move beyond the crises and emerge stronger. At our online annual conference ‘Eurocities 2020’ we explored the pathways for recovery and resilience, and learned about what cities are doing to face the challenges ahead. Find some impressions from the sessions here.

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