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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

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Estonian presidency favors digital

On 1 July Estonia took over the presidency of the Council of the EU and for another six months will overlook the continuity of EU agenda and its legislative processes. With the motto 'Unity through balance', Estonia has introduced an ambitious plan that attempts to find a common ground between current challenges and opportunities in Europe as well as diverse traditions and views of European citizens and the Member States.

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publication date: 05-07-2017

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Second Open Call for experiments in OrganiCity is here

OrganiCity, a collaborative research project funded by Horizon 2020 programme running between 2015-2018, has launched the second open call for experiments in OrganiCity.

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publication date: 30-06-2017

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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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Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date: 22-06-2017

Webinar - Citizen engagement in Lisbon

On 29 June 2017 from 11:00 to 12:30 (Brussels time / CET time), Sharing Cities hosts a webinar on citizen engagement in Lisbon. The presentation will be done by Renata Lajas, Advisor for the Lisbon Deputy Mayor Office of Housing and Local Development.

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start date: 29-06-2017
end date: 29-06-2017

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Local communities to benefit from WiFi4EU Initiative

On 29 May 2017, a political agreement has been reached over the WiFi4EU initiative, which promises high-quality internet access and free Wi-Fi hotspots for 6 000-8 000 European local communities.

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publication date: 09-06-2017

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Participate in a survey on public Wi-Fi services

The city of Barcelona is collecting responses to the short questionnaire on internet access and public Wi-Fi services in order to identify different methods and challenges of internet service delivery for local authorities.

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publication date: 24-05-2017

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Research & Innovation – shaping our future

The event, to take place next 3 of July in Brussels, will be fundamental in starting the discussion on the next framework programme for research and innovation, provisionally called "FP9".

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start date: 23-05-2017
end date: 23-05-2017

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Interoperability Maturity Model accessible online

The Commission has made accessible a new tool assessing the interoperability of public services- the Interoperability Maturity Model (IMM).

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publication date: 19-05-2017