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  •  mobility

EU sustainable mobility awards finalists announced

Six EUROCITIES members are the frontrunners for the EU awards on promoting sustainable urban mobility.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  environment

EUROCITIES and ICLEI to take Urban Water Agenda 2030 forward

EUROCITIES and ICLEI have been selected by the European Commission’s DG Environment to develop a strategic plan for the Urban Water Agenda 2030.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  knowledge society

KSF on co-creating smart cities

The next knowledge society forum meeting, to be held in Lyon on 4-6 April, will focus on co-creating smart cities.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  mobility

Maltese EU presidency conference on urban mobility

On 27-28 April, an urban mobility conference will be co-organised by the Maltese EU Presidency, EUROCITIES, POLIS, UITP, and UNIFE.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

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  •  mobility

Peer learning visits on e-mobility and building retrofit

The Sharing Cities project is organising a series of peer learning visits to help EUROCITIES members explore the latest developments in the fields of e-mobility and building retrofit.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  cooperation

URBAN-EU-CHINA project takes off

Within the framework of the existing cooperation arrangements between the EU and China, a new H2020 project (URBAN-EU-CHINA) with a consortium of 12 European and Chinese partners will soon be launched.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  culture

2018 to be European Year of Cultural Heritage

In early February, the European Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional decision to officially designate 2018 the first European Year of Cultural Heritage.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

  •  cooperation

Anna Lisa Boni: Cohesion policy or not cohesion policy, this is the question

EU cohesion policy faces an uncertain future, writes our secretary general, but cities need to be ready to defend it.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

  •  culture

Coaching visit to Aquileia in Friuli-Venezia Giulia region

As part of the coaching activities of the EUROCITIES-led Culture for Cities and Regions initiative, a group of five culture coaches visited Trieste and Aquileia in mid-February. The team included KEA European affairs director Philippe Kern, urban expert Nils Scheffler, and city-peers from Lincoln and Lisbon.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

  •  cooperation

Crețu asks regions to defend and communicate results of cohesion policy

On 20 February, Corina Crețu, European commissioner for regional development, invited representatives of regional offices in Brussels for an exchange of views on the future of EU cohesion policy.

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publication date : 15-03-2017