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WG Urban Ageing - Innovation in Care conference

On Thursday 18 May the conference "Innovation in Care:How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?” will take place in Brussels. The WG Urban Ageing will meet the following day, on 19 May.

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start date: 18-05-2017
end date: 19-05-2017

Cities reaffirm their commitment to fight against poverty and rising inequalities

On 3-4 of April 2017, the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum held a meeting in the city of Lisbon. A record number of 140 representatives from over 40 cities gathered to discuss effective ways to prevent and respond to deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities in cities.

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publication date: 10-04-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

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start date: 04-05-2017
end date: 04-05-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

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publication date: 10-03-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

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publication date: 03-03-2017

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start date: 02-02-2017
end date: 02-02-2017

  •  knowledge society

Reykjavik, Utrecht and Zaragoza are the finalists for the GDC Award for ‘Citizen participation & impact on society’

Since there cannot be a smart city without smart citizens, the award winner in the first category will be a project that has successfully involved citizens and/or other civil society stakeholders; has adopted a bottom-up approach; and is expected to tackle, or has already tackled, local societal challenges. Of the 14 projects nominated in this category, three stand a good chance of winning the award: • Reykjavik’s Better Reykjavik and My Neighbourhood e-participation projects • ...

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publication date: 19-01-2017

  •  economy

Cities exchanging on strategic usage of public procurement in Nantes

From 30 November to 1 December, more than 22 city representatives met in Nantes to discuss ways to promote social inclusion through public procurement.

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publication date: 06-12-2016

  •  economy

Socially responsible public procurement - interview with André Sobczak

Under the title ‘Promoting social responsibility through public procurement’ EUROCITIES and Nantes Metropole are bringing together over 50 city representatives to a seminar, taking place 30 November-1 December 2016 in Nantes.

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publication date: 29-11-2016

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

Anna Lisa Boni: sharing about sharing in Milan

Anna Lisa Boni reflects on a successful conference in Milan on 16-18 November, where EUROCITIES members met to exchange on the impact of the sharing economy in cities.

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publication date: 25-11-2016