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A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

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publication date: 26-06-2017

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Contribute to the study on urban dimensions of digital transition

The ESPON (European Observation Network, Territorial Development and Cohesion) 2020 Cooperation Programme (http://www.espon.eu/main/Menu_About/) has launched a study on urban dimensions of digital transition in Europe.

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publication date: 23-06-2017

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Save the date: upcoming Horizon 2020 Info days in October and November

The first dates for the info days focusing on the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls have been published

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publication date: 22-06-2017

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Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date: 22-06-2017

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Apply for the European Broadband Awards 2017!

The European Commission has launched the 2017 edition of European Broadband Awards conferred to the best projects providing access to high-speed broadband internet in the Europe. The deadline for applications is 7 September 2017 at 16.00 CET.

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publication date: 21-06-2017

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Cities’ cultural heritage ROCKs! New project kicks off in Bologna

Around 140 representatives from 32 cities and organisations met in Bologna on 14-16 June to launch ROCK (Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities). Led by the city of Bologna, ROCK is an H2020-funded project that aims to develop an innovative, collaborative and circular approach to the regeneration and adaptive reuse of historic city centres.

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publication date: 21-06-2017

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EUROCITIES Call for expert for ROCK training webinar on mentoring methodology

Led by the city of Bologna, the ROCK project involves EUROCITIES, 10 large European cities and various partners (universities, private companies). ROCK focuses on historic centres as laboratories to demonstrate how cultural heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration, sustainable development and economic growth for the entire city.

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publication date: 21-06-2017

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start date: 28-06-2017
end date: 28-06-2017

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Participate in a survey about digitalisation efforts for the urban renewal

The Dutch government collects contributions on the EU initiatives working on digitalisation.

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publication date: 15-06-2017

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Local communities to benefit from WiFi4EU Initiative

On 29 May 2017, a political agreement has been reached over the WiFi4EU initiative, which promises high-quality internet access and free Wi-Fi hotspots for 6 000-8 000 European local communities.

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publication date: 09-06-2017