document type

documents for cooperation

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

publication

publication date : 03-03-2017

  •  cooperation

Pact of Amsterdam

The Dutch EU presidency secured an agreement on the Pact of Amsterdam, establishing an urban agenda for the EU, during the 30 May informal Council meeting on urban matters. This shows important political recognition of the role of cities in the EU, providing a new framework for their involvement in developing and implementing EU policy.

publication

publication date : 03-08-2016

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on an urban agenda for the EU

The Pact of Amsterdam establishing an urban agenda for the EU is a good starting point. It provides a new framework for working on urban issues with cities in the EU. The urban agenda recognises the role of cities in tackling some of Europe's most pressing socioeconomic challenges, while respecting the principle of subsidiarity.

publication

publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and future trade agreements

Since July 2013, the European Union and the US have been negotiating a free trade and investment treaty, the 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' (TTIP). TTIP negotiators have already ended the 13th round of their discussions in April 2016 and will have their next round the week of 11 July. TTIP will directly affect cities as the agreement will have an impact on regulations related to public services, public procurement, state aid, social, labour, environmental standards,...

publication

publication date : 25-05-2016

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

publication

publication date : 24-02-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

publication

publication date : 04-02-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

publication

publication date : 03-02-2016

  •  cooperation

New urban governance: SEISMIC Policy Watch n°2

The objective of this document is to show what is being discussed and what is being done in cities to find creative solutions to societal issues (social innovation) and to upgrade local governance systems.

publication

publication date : 17-11-2015

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Green Jobs for Social Inclusion practices

In our publication 'Green Jobs for Social Inclusion' we present good practice examples from 13 major European cities on how they combine the objective of becoming greener and growing the green economy at local level with social and labour market inclusion of vulnerable groups.

publication

publication date : 02-06-2015
brochure/report, good practices

  •  cooperation

Towards an EU urban agenda - infographic

This infographic illustrates how an EU urban agenda could come together to better involve cities in EU policy making that impacts on their territories and citizens, and to provide more effective solutions to major European challenges.

publication

publication date : 02-06-2015
policy publication