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Become an expert for the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative

Grab your chance to work with this new initiative of the European Commission. The UIA is looking to recruit motivated professionals as experts to support the implementation of projects for the second Call for Proposals as well as specialists to undertake the Strategic Assessment of the proposals submitted under Call 3.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy

European Commission launches consultation on socially responsible public procurement

On 7 December, the European Commission launched a public consultation on updating the guide on socially responsible public procurement.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

Lisbon wins the European Capital of Sport 2021

Lisbon received the title of European Capital of Sport 2021. Six other members of EUROCITIES got the title of European City of Sport 2018: Banja LuKa, Braga, Cluj-Napoca, Klaipeda, Kortijki and Ostend. In 2018, the European Capital of Sport is Sofia.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  mobility

New study on challenges in shared mobility and infrastructure

The Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament has recently published a study on 'Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy'.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

Immigrants and minorities have high trust in local authorities, says new report

On 6 December, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) revealed new findings about the situation of immigrants and minorities in the EU. The findings were presented at a high-level conference in Brussels and discussed with over 200 participants, including representatives of the European Commission, member states, cities, equality bodies, minority groups and employers.

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publication date : 07-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Joining forces in public procurement to power investment

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, mayor of Warsaw, spoke at the high-level conference on public procurement ‘Joining forces in public procurement to power investment’ on Thursday 7 December. This European Commission organised event aimed to establish a lasting partnership between different actors.

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publication date : 07-12-2017

  •  environment

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publication date : 07-12-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES secretary general at Commission meeting on ‘big public buyers’

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general, today attended the launch event of a new partnership between the European Commission (initiated by DG GROW) and EUROCITIES to support large cities as public buyers.

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publication date : 06-12-2017

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

French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

  •  mobility

Lyon wins the 2018 Access City Award

On 5 December, the European Commission awarded Lyon with the 2018 Access City Award, on the occasion of the ‘European day for people with disabilities’. The city won the award for its actions of making accessibility a central element of its local development plan.

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publication date : 06-12-2017