public services

  •  knowledge society

Contribute to the study on urban dimensions of digital transition

The ESPON (European Observation Network, Territorial Development and Cohesion) 2020 Cooperation Programme (http://www.espon.eu/main/Menu_About/) has launched a study on urban dimensions of digital transition in Europe.

news

publication date: 23-06-2017

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

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.

news

publication date: 22-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Large buyers meeting - EC/DG GROW - 6 December 2017, Brussels

"Large buyers meeting" will be convened in December 2017 by European Commission's DG GROW.

event

start date: 06-12-2017
end date: 06-12-2017

  •  cooperation

WG Creative Citizenship meet in Brussels

The Working Group Creative Citizenship, chaired by Athens with Nantes as vice chair, met on 29 and 30 May in Brussels and continued its work exploring methods and tools for how city authorities can work with citizens to co-create solutions responding to local challenges.

news

publication date: 09-06-2017

WG Urban Ageing in Gothenburg

The next meeting of the WG Urban Ageing will take place on 23 -24 October in Gothenburg, just before the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. The meeting will start after lunch on the 23 and finish on 24 at the end of the day. The meeting will focus, among other topic, on transport for elderly. More information will be shared closer to the event.

event

start date: 23-10-2017
end date: 24-10-2017

Cities look to innovation to care for an ageing population

Our working group urban ageing met on 19 May in Brussels, the day after participants attended the conference ‘Innovation in Care: How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?’.

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publication date: 07-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Using public procurement to achieve social, green and innovation objectives

André Sobczak, chair of our WG public services and public procurement, vice-president of Nantes Metropole, spoke today at the European Commission and OECD conference on strategic public procurement (SPP) in Paris. He debated on political ownership of SPP with Julien Bargeton, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Lars Jakob Hiim, Norway State Secretary for the Minister of Trade and Industry and Jesús Vazquez Almuiña, Minister of Health for the Galicia Region (Spain).

news

publication date: 02-06-2017

  •  economy

publication

publication date: 30-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

State aid legislation amended to stimulate investments in ports, airports and culture

On 17 May, the European Commission approved the amendment to the General Block Exemption Regulation on EU State aid rules (GBER) . This amendment aims to facilitate investments notably in port, airports, and culture and heritage conservation sectors. It is in line with the objective of reducing administrative burdens over member states.

news

publication date: 29-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

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.

news

publication date: 24-05-2017