governance

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GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date: 03-08-2017

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URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

EUROCITIES highlights local challenges of delivering on social housing at Fondazione Cariplo event

On 27 June 2017, EUROCITIES participated in the event ‘Towards a sustainable and affordable Housing market in Europe: what to learn from the Italian model?’ at the European Parliament in Brussels.

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publication date: 11-07-2017

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Athens Citizens’ debate: discussion about Europe

On Monday 19 June, the city of Athens organised a citizens’ debate about Europe and what it means to its citizens. The event took the form of a direct dialogue between representatives of Athens civil society, the mayor of the city, Giorgos Kaminis, city elected representatives, and the president of the Committee of the Regions, Marku Markkula.

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publication date: 07-07-2017

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Cities in action: Gijon’s new governance model

Gijon City Council has responded to the need for greater efficiency, transparency and participatory democracy by changing how it operates. At the heart of its transformation is a digital platform enabling residents to share responsibility for governing and managing the city and helping it become a stronger and more vibrant place to live and work.

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publication date: 29-06-2017

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publication date: 29-06-2017

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PRESS RELEASE – Guimarães signs the Green Digital Charter in the heart of Europe

This 27 June, in Brussels, on the side of the 2020 European Green Capital Applicant (ECGA) workshop, the city of Guimarães demonstrated its commitment to using digital solutions with a view to creating a sustainable future for its citizens.

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publication date: 29-06-2017

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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date: 28-06-2017

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A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

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publication date: 26-06-2017

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EUROCITIES Call for expert for research of the role of local governments in social welfare policies

In the context of the debate about the future of social Europe and the shaping of the European Pillar of Social Rights, EUROCITIES wants to emphasise the importance of cities in social inclusion and inclusive labour market, on the basis of strong evidence from research. For this, we want to commission research that will take stock of the evidence that we have already collected in EUROCITIES and place it within an analytical framework built upon the main trends identified in the most...

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publication date: 19-06-2017

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publication

publication date: 16-06-2017