all content for cooperation

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

news

publication date: 25-07-2017

  •  cooperation

Food in cities: mapping cities activities in the area of food

This report is part of the ‘Food in cities: study on innovation for a sustainable and healthy production, delivery and consumption of food in cities’ project.

publication

publication date: 24-07-2017

  •  cooperation

event

start date: 19-10-2017
end date: 21-10-2017

  •  cooperation

One year on: Is the urban agenda a golden opportunity?

The Urban Agenda for the EU represents the first time cities have been offered a seat at the table of EU decision making. Yet, its emphasis on informal structures centred on collaboration, deliberately leaves open the question of what precisely this involvement should be.

news

publication date: 14-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Shaping the future of research and innovation funding programme 'FP9'

EUROCITIES participated in two events looking at providing recommendations on the future funding programme for research and innovation, provisionally called 'FP9'.

news

publication date: 10-07-2017

  •  cooperation

Athens Citizens’ debate: discussion about Europe

On Monday 19 June, the city of Athens organised a citizens’ debate about Europe and what it means to its citizens. The event took the form of a direct dialogue between representatives of Athens civil society, the mayor of the city, Giorgos Kaminis, city elected representatives, and the president of the Committee of the Regions, Marku Markkula.

news

publication date: 07-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Circular economy taskforce second meeting in Brussels

On 20 June the EUROCITIES Circular Economy task force meeting took place in Brussels, with 16 cities participating.

news

publication date: 05-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

news

publication date: 28-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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...

publication

publication date: 26-06-2017

  •  cooperation

EU Observer: Cohesion policy for a stronger Europe

Daniël Termont argues that cohesion policy is a positive expression of European solidarity and should remain the foremost public investment tool. However, this should be done in concert with changes that ensure the local level has a say in decision-making, including directing investment.

publication

publication date: 26-06-2017