procurement

  •  knowledge society

publication

publication date: 10-03-2016

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

‘Work with us on employment issues’ say cities to EU commissioners

Mayors and politicians from major European cities today met EU Commissioners Thyssen and Bieńkowska to discuss the role of cities in creating more and better jobs.

news

publication date: 23-02-2016

Press release: Working together for more and better jobs - mayors from major European cities debate with Commissioners Thyssen & Bienkowska

Mayors of major European cities today [22 February] debated with European Commissioners Thyssen and Bienkowska on why cities should be key partners in the delivery of EU employment policies.

publication

publication date: 19-02-2016

  •  economy

State aid and local public services

The mid-term review of the state aid rules on services of general economic interest provides an opportunity to assess and simplify rules for local authorities by keeping administrative, legal and financial burdens to a minimum.

news

publication date: 12-02-2016

  •  economy
  •  environment

Launch of the European Award for Green Public Procurement

Public procurement can have a big impact on a local authority’s climate and energy performance.

news

publication date: 01-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities discuss innovation and social clauses in public procurement

Last week we hosted the first in a series of events that will help member cities make the best of public procurement. The two day seminar took place in Brussels from 12-13 November and focused on innovation, pre-commercial procurement and social clauses.

news

publication date: 17-11-2015

'Promoting an inclusive labour market at local level'

In our latest publication we showcase projects from 12 of our member cities that support those who face significant barriers to employment; including migrants, people with disabilities, young people with mental illness, over 50s, young people not in education or training (NEETS) and the long term unemployed.

publication

publication date: 14-10-2015

  •  economy
  •  environment

publication

publication date: 09-09-2015

  •  economy
  •  environment

European Parliament recognises role of local authorities in green employment

A new resolution adopted by the European Parliament shows strong recognition of the role of local authorities in capitalising on the growth potential of the green economy.

news

publication date: 04-09-2015

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

publication

publication date: 02-09-2015