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Save-the-date: City leadership for climate, December 10th

Ready to showcase your cities climate ambition? Join EUROCITIES at the peak of its climate campaign to showcase cities’ solutions to climate challenges on the 10th December at the European Parliament. This high-level event will be featuring a panel composed of EU commission officials, members of the European Parliament, city officials and business representatives. In addition, we will be launching the much anticipated EUROCITIES climate publication demonstrating innovative...

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start date: 10-12-2019
end date: 10-12-2019

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Copenhagen closing the plastic packaging loop

In Copenhagen, around half of the plastic waste comes from food packaging. To reduce the amount of plastic ending up in incineration plants, Copenhagen has designed a new system encompassing every single step of the plastic lifecycle, from collection to new packaging available on the market.

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publication date: 14-10-2019

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Milan: using people power to fight plastic pollution

The city council in Milan has decided to take on plastic pollution as an environmental priority. To achieve this, Milan didn’t hesitate to learn by doing. Through its new initiative ‘Milano Plastic Free’, the northern Italian city wants to get rid of polluting plastics and increase citizens’ awareness of the environment and sustainable lifestyles.

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publication date: 02-10-2019

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Let's do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level.

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publication date: 01-10-2019

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What's hot at the EU Week of Regions and Cities?

We are busy at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities, from 7-10 October, making sure there are plenty of sessions that meet the needs and interests of our member cities. There is a lot to choose from, so here’s a quick run-down of the sessions to look out for.

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publication date: 27-09-2019

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Coastal cities under threat from sea level rise according to latest IPCC report

On 25 September, the IPCC released its latest Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

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publication date: 26-09-2019

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EUROCITIES launches joint plastics declaration with the city of Oslo

With plastic production set to increase from the current global production of 300 million tonnes per year, so too will the volume of plastic waste. Cities are already at the forefront of the battle against plastic use and waste, so what is your city doing to reduce its use of unnecessary and single use plastic and move towards sustainable products?

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publication date: 26-09-2019

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start date: 18-11-2019
end date: 18-11-2019

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Turn your action plan into a strategic investment plan

Having objectives and a sustainable energy and climate action plan (SECAP) is great, but how to we turn those objectives into reality?

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start date: 09-10-2019
end date: 09-10-2019