funding & investment

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

“Smart to Future Cities” summit: GDC coordinator on European-UK cities’ collaboration in post-Brexit landscape

Next 25-26 April 2018, London is hosting ‘Europe’s only city-centric event for citizen-centric smart cities’. Civil servants within a local or central government organisation are able to attend the event for free.

event

start date: 25-04-2018
end date: 26-04-2018

Become an expert for the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative

Grab your chance to work with this new initiative of the European Commission. The UIA is looking to recruit motivated professionals as experts to support the implementation of projects for the second Call for Proposals as well as specialists to undertake the Strategic Assessment of the proposals submitted under Call 3.

news

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy

European Commission launches consultation on socially responsible public procurement

On 7 December, the European Commission launched a public consultation on updating the guide on socially responsible public procurement.

news

publication date: 08-12-2017

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

9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

news

publication date: 01-12-2017

Cities join the dialogue at the European platform for Roma inclusion in Brussels

On 27-28 November, the 11th European platform for Roma inclusion took place in Brussels, gathering over 200 stakeholders from local, national and European level of policy-making and from Roma civil society. The event focused on the transition from education to employment.

news

publication date: 30-11-2017

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

Cities Forum 2017: working together for a sustainable future post-2020

The third cities forum took place in Rotterdam from 27-28 November, aboard the SS Rotterdam. The forum is the European Commission’s biennial event for and with cities. It brings together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels to debate the progress of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

news

publication date: 29-11-2017

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

URBIS - a dedicated advice tool for cities on sustainable investment

The European Commission and European Investment Bank have launched a new advisory service to help cities plan investments.

news

publication date: 28-11-2017

  •  economy

Commission kicks off the European Semester 2018 with high focus on the European Pillar of Social Rights

On 22 November, the European Commission kicked off the European Semester for 2018 by releasing the Annual Growth Survey, Joint Employment Report and the new Employment Guidelines. This comes three days after the joint proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights at the EU Social Summit in Gothenburg.

news

publication date: 23-11-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities welcome the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights and ask to be involved

Today, 17 November 2017, marks a milestone in our social Europe. After 20 years since the last EU summit on employment, an EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth took place in Gothenburg at the initiative of the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. The summit gathered heads of state and government from nearly all EU member states and social partners as well as civil society representatives to discuss fair jobs, inclusive growth, equal...

news

publication date: 17-11-2017