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  •  mobility

The future of the Connecting Europe Facility - Transport

Cities are key beneficiaries of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport: 38 projects selected under the urban node priority have received a total of €204 million of EU grant support. The use of EU funds has an important leverage effect on national resources, which in turn make a significant contribution to the EU’s overall transport objectives .

publication

publication date : 16-11-2018

  •  environment

Joint lobby letter to the Environment Committee of the European Parliament on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

In view of the Environment Committee vote on 20 November on the European Commission’s proposal on the LIFE Programme for 2021–2027, EUROCITIES, FEDARENE, CEMR, Climate Alliance, Energy Cities and ICLEI request the support of Parliamentarians for the amendments presented in the attached document.

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publication date : 15-11-2018

EUROCITIES report: Cities and Migrants 3 - the 3rd Integrating Cities Report

The sudden high arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe in 2015 saw cities directly confronted with the challenge of reception and quick integration, in the context of a difficult political debate and lack of funding.

publication

publication date : 30-10-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Urban Food Matters

Like any successful restauranteur, a large helping of the work cities do is coordinating the many actors around them. From civil society to business and research organisations, cities are perfectly placed to ensure a streamlined synergy between stakeholders that ensure innovative solutions for the food system and yields the best result. Cities use an array of policy instruments: citizen engagement, social innovation, new governance models and socially responsible public procurement to...

publication

publication date : 30-10-2018

  •  mobility

The status of SUMPs in EU Member States

The “Status of SUMPs in EU Member States” report aims to support the advancement of national SUMP programmes by highlighting the main findings of a joint CIVITAS SUMPs-Up and PROSPERITY study. It summarises the status of SUMP and national SUMP programmes in all 28 EU Member States and elaborates recommendations for countries interested in developing their national programmes.

publication

publication date : 15-10-2018

Policy Statement on the new Asylum and Migration Fund Regulation proposal

Reception and early integration measures will be key priorities in the future. Clearly, the proper integration of migrants and refugees must be supported by more funding, yet public budgets are restricted and EU funds are not easily accessible for city authorities.

publication

publication date : 14-10-2018

  •  mobility

Statement on CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles

The EUROCITIES Statement on CO2 emission performance standards for new heavy-duty vehicles is now out.

publication

publication date : 10-10-2018

Handbook for Critical Friend Review

The EUROCITIES Working Group on Social Inclusion through Education has been using the critical friend review methodology to guide its study visits and peer reviews for several years. Based on the experience gained over the years, the working group has developed a handbook for the critical friend review.

publication

publication date : 09-10-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES statement on the Commission proposal for a regulation on LIFE (2021-2027) is now out.

publication

publication date : 08-10-2018

  •  economy

Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027 is now out.

publication

publication date : 13-09-2018