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Meet our young ambassadors #9

The young ambassadors programme we're running at EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh aims to give young people interested in Europe's challenges and solutions the chance to promote their own ideas and learn how to develop their own cities. Here we meet Mark Szucs from Espoo, Paula Schmidt-Kittler from Munster and Rok Stemberger from Ljubljana and discover what they want to gain from the experience, why having five city centres is better than one and what their vision for Europe looks like.

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publication date : 13-11-2018

Solna's new project on Digital Employeeship: building competences to use smart and efficient digital work tools

Solna has identified strategic competence attraction and digitalisation as two of the main future challenges. The city's new project on Digital Employeeship, funded by the European Social Fund (ESF), aims to provide city administration managers and employees with the competences needed to use smart and efficient digital work tools.

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publication date : 13-11-2018

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What do two data officers have to say about GDPR?

With the Smart City Expo World Congress currently taking place in Barcelona, we wanted to delve into one of the hot smart city topics that EUROCITIES will be exploring in more detail with our members in the coming months.

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publication date : 13-11-2018

Affordable Housing crisis: intergenerational inequalities and exclusion of young people from qualitative job

On 9 November, the World Bank has launched ‘The Living and Leaving: Housing, Mobility and Welfare in the European Union' report which analyses how the affordability of housing impacts labour productivity, growth and opportunities for citizens in the EU’s 28-member states.

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publication date : 12-11-2018

Barcelona a city for all times of life: a new strategy for demographic change and ageing 2018-2030

Addressing the demographic change and the ageing process, Barcelona has adopted the strategy for ‘A city for all times of life 2018-2030’. The strategic planning process was based on the analysis of the current reality and a demographic forecast, considering short and long-term measures to deliver results. The strategy focuses on the demographics and the changes that the population is facing, on the strategic objectives and values and on the services provided by the city.

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publication date : 12-11-2018

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publication date : 08-11-2018

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publication date : 08-11-2018

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Meet our young ambassadors 8

Meet the eighth group of young ambassadors who will be taking part in EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh to discover new ideas, have their voices heard and debate common issues. Here we get to know Marko Zivkovic from Ljubljana, Maike Weitzel from Dresden and Lorenz Riemer from Leipzig and learn what's important to them, from Swiss army knives to bike trails and involving young people in decision making to creating a sustainable and united Europe.

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publication date : 07-11-2018

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EUROCITIES Culture Forum: five take-aways

EUROCITIES Culture Forum met in Lisbon from 17-19 October to discuss how fast-changing cities can effectively support and benefit from collective projects on culture and heritage. Here are the five main messages the 25 attendees from 68 cities took away from the event.

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publication date : 05-11-2018

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Innovation Radar Prize 2018: vote your favourite innovation

From 29 October to 12 November the EU citizens are encouraged to vote for their favourite scientific and technological breakthroughs among 50 nominees who have been developing innovations through EU-funded projects.

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publication date : 31-10-2018