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  •  culture
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  •  environment
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Mayors call for a new pact between the EU and cities

“If we get it right in cities, we will get it right for Europe” Cities want to play an active role in Europe’s recovery after the corona pandemic. Mayors of major European cities offered a ‘new pact between the EU and city leadership’ to overcome the impacts of the crisis. In meetings with the European Commission’s Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioners Paolo Gentiloni and Johannes Hahn on Friday, the mayors proposed to involve city governments more in the EU recovery...

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publication date: 12-06-2020

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

Recovery – Mayors call for a new pact between the EU and cities

Cities want to play an active role in Europe’s recovery after the corona pandemic. Mayors of major European cities have offered a 'new pact between the EU and city leadership' to overcome the impacts of the crisis. In meetings with the European Commission’s Executive Vice President Frans Timmermans and Commissioners Paolo Gentiloni and Johannes Hahn on Friday, organised by Eurocities, the mayors proposed to involve city governments more in the EU recovery programmes and demanded direct...

news

publication date: 12-06-2020

  •  cooperation

“We are the Pragma Party”

Why would the European Commission give cities a seat at the table? Our secretary general, Anna Lisa Boni, speaks to goal 12 of our 100 days campaign.

news

publication date: 03-12-2019

  •  culture

Cities in action: Vilnius tech park

Vilnius has repurposed a major historic site for the 21st century, transforming unused hospital buildings into a dynamic centre connecting technology, culture and creative industries. Vilnius Tech Park has not only put the city on the global start-up map, it has also become a community asset, enabling residents to connect with their heritage and new technology.

case study

publication date: 30-07-2019

  •  cooperation

CIDOB - Rethinking the ecosystem of international city networks.Challenges and opportunities

It has become widely accepted that the twenty-first century will be an urban century. In recent decades, cities’ ability and desire to cooperate with their neighbours and internationally, coupled with mass urbanisation across the globe, has reinforced the global power of cities. Following these trends, the number of city networks at European and global level has increased over time and they have become so numerous that cities have gotten to a point where they must make choices.

publication

publication date: 02-05-2019

  •  culture

Cities in action: Ljubljana's RogLab model

Ljubljana is revitalising its industrial heritage by pioneering an innovative interdisciplinary production space and cooperation platform. With its focus on 3D techniques in the field of design, architecture and visual arts, RogLab is enabling users to learn new skills and create innovative prototypes. The city administration benefits by testing the model’s potential in the age of digital manufacturing.

case study

publication date: 02-05-2019

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

EUROCITIES city leaders agenda for Europe

EUROCITIES ‘city leaders agenda for Europe’ is a wake up call for those who care about Europe. We believe that urban and European challenges are strongly connected, and that there is a need for a deeper partnership between different levels of government to meet common challenges.

publication

publication date: 02-05-2019

  •  cooperation

Cities Today: A city leaders’ agenda for Europe

Imagine if city leaders set the EU agenda...Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of EUROCITIES speaks to Cities Today with some food for thought on future EU policy.

publication

publication date: 22-03-2019

  •  cooperation

The ‘other’ summit - a wake up call for those who care about Europe

Today, while national and European leaders discuss the future of Europe, a few meters away so do over 60 mayors and local leaders, representing more than 130 million citizens through the EUROCITIES network.

publication

publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  cooperation

Euractiv: Europe depends on its cities

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES speaks to Euractiv ahead of our second mayors' summit and launch of EUROCITIES 'city leaders agenda for Europe'.

publication

publication date: 20-03-2019