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  •  environment

European Green Capital and European Green Leaf Awards now open

The European Commission has launched its competition for the 2021 European Green Capital and 2020 European Green Leaf Award winning cities.

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publication date : 13-06-2018

  •  cooperation

Asylum, migration and integration fund 2018 work programme published

The 2018 work programme of the Asylum, migration and integration fund has been published.

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publication date : 12-06-2018

  •  environment

Register to EUROCITIES Environment Forum meeting: Low emission cities for cleaner air and climate mitigation - Tampere, Finland - 17-19 October 2018

The autumn EUROCITIES Environment forum will take place in Tampere, Finland from 17 to 19 October 2018. The focus will be on low emission cities for cleaner air and climate mitigation.

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publication date : 12-06-2018

  •  environment

Open letter to European Energy Ministers by the political board of the European covenant of mayors

Ahead of the governance regulation final negotiation which will take place on 13th June, the political board of the European covenant of mayors has written an open letter to European Energy Ministers to for them to incorporate the needs of local and regional governments.

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publication date : 11-06-2018

  •  cooperation

Urban partnership on public procurement – give feedback!

The draft action plan of the urban partnership on public procurement is now open for public feedback. It is an opportunity to comment on each of the 7 actions planned by the partnership.

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publication date : 11-06-2018

  •  environment

Consultation on EU Fostery Strategy open to local authorities until 15 June 2018

Until the 15 June 2018 local authorities can take part in the consultation on the EU Forestry Strategy.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  knowledge society

Espoo awarded 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

"Espoo's holistic philosophy of humanizing every aspect of its technology and teaching innovation as a way of life was extremely impressive. Espoo's citizen engagement rates are extremly high, which democracies needs, and its economic output speaks for itself.", said ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla

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publication date : 08-06-2018

New Commission report on childcare recognises good practices from EUROCITIES

On 8 May, the European Commission released a report on the development of childcare facilities for young children with a view to increase female labour participation, strike a work-life balance for working parents and bring about sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe (the "Barcelona objectives").

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

Register now for EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018

This year's campaign for sustainable mobility is taking multimodal transport as its theme and calling all cities organising activities between 16-22 September to register them online now.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

SUMP Networking Breakfast: understanding cities’ needs and increasing take-up

Networking Breakfast and Knowledge Exchange: SUMP - Understanding Cities’ Needs and Increasing Take-up

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publication date : 08-06-2018