A better quality of life for all – Eurocities’ strategic framework 2020-2030


Eurocities is the leading network of major European cities, working together to ensure a good quality of life for all.

Mission and goals

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

  1. People take part in an inclusive society
  2. People progress in a prosperous local economy
  3. People move and live in a healthy environment
  4. People make vibrant and open public spaces
  5. City governments address global challenges
  6. City governments are fit for the future

See here how our goals translate into concrete work in various focus areas.

Eurocities does this by

  • Advocacy: Representing the voice of cities at EU level, to bring about change on the ground
  • Insights: Monitoring and reporting back to cities the latest EU developments, funding opportunities and trends that affect them
  • Best-practice sharing: Facilitating the exchange of knowledge, experience and good practices between cities to scale up urban solutions
  • Training: Building capacity to tackle current and future urban challenges


Overview of the strategic objectives

The strategic objectives will be reviewed after five years.



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