select a topic

news

  •  cooperation

Vienna is the 6th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Vienna became the 6th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights with a strong commitment to principle 2 on gender equality.

news

publication date : 18-01-2019

SIMPLA guidelines for SUMP & SECAP harmonisation

Energy production-consumption and mobility are two interconnected elements that have an important role to play in the European socio-economic urban development. The energy (SECAP) and mobility (SUMP) plans which are therefore adopted by local authorities are pivotal to the achievement of EU sustainability targets. However, the sectoral designation of these plans has proven inefficient to deliver long-term solutions.

news

publication date : 17-01-2019

  •  economy

Apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

By 31 January 2019 you have the opportunity to apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

news

publication date : 16-01-2019

  •  cooperation

Lublin citizens panel on migration makes three recommendations

As part of our citizens panels initiative, Lublin organised a large consultation on migration in December which gave citizens the opportunity to hear from and debate directly with the European Commission and other experts and put forward possible solutions.

news

publication date : 15-01-2019

  •  economy

Measures for sustainable short-term rental in 18 French cities

Starting with 1 January, Airbnb and the other platforms members of French Holidays Homes Association, will support the development of a sustainable short-term rental market, by limiting the home listing to host reservations for a maximum of 120 nights per calendar year. The restriction applies to primary residence, where the owner at lives least 8 months per year.

news

publication date : 15-01-2019

In memory of Pawel Adamowicz, mayor of Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk, has died after he was attacked on stage during a national charity event on Sunday evening. Aged 53, he was Poland’s longest serving mayor, having held the post since 1998.

news

publication date : 14-01-2019

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

URBACT III call for Action Planning open!

URBACT released its final URBACT III call for Action Planning networks on January 7th. The focus is on collaborative networks of cities to co-design integrated action plans on urban poverty, mobility, digital transitions etc.

news

publication date : 11-01-2019

  •  mobility

CIVITAS SATELLITE: sign up for Braga visit

Cities are invited to take part in a CIVITAS SATELLITE study visit to Braga from 11-13 February 2019 where they will explore issues such as how to better connect neighbourhoods and learn from a series of site visits including to an urban intelligence project.

news

publication date : 10-01-2019

  •  mobility

Apply now and be a part of the 2nd Edition of the EU Startup Prize for Mobility

Created in 2017 by Karima Delli, an ecologist MEP alongside private partners, the aim of this prize is to bring out the European champions of tomorrow's sustainable mobility and help them scale up in Europe. 500 startups responded to the first call for applications. To learn more about the prize and the finalists of the first edition click here...

news

publication date : 09-01-2019