select a topic

news

  •  knowledge society

GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

news

publication date : 03-08-2017

  •  environment

EUROCITIES response to the report on the implementation of the Environmental Noise Directive

The position paper stresses the role that cities are playing in reducing the number of people affected by environmental noise and proposes a target oriented approach as well as the strengthening of noise measures at source, and more inclusive and efficient legislation.

news

publication date : 01-08-2017

  •  mobility

Registration open for EUROCITIES Autumn Mobility Forum

The next EUROCITIES Mobility forum will take place in Toulouse 16-18 October on 'Innovative mobility for better urban space'.

news

publication date : 01-08-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Save the date: Brokerage event Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities call 2018

This brokerage event will offer an opportunity for city representatives to develop consortia and project ideas to respond to the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2018 call for proposals for lighthouse projects.

news

publication date : 28-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Save the date: EIP-SCC general Assembly - 12 October 2017

The purpose of the General Assembly is to pave the way to an EU Investment Plan, joining public and private investors' efforts to deploy SCC-related solutions throughout EU cities and to stimulate EU utilities, manufacturers and implementors.

news

publication date : 28-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

European Green Capital Awards - 2020 competition now open for entries

Cities can become prestigious winners and role models in the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2020 for larger cities, and the European Green Leaf Awards 2019 for smaller cities. Both competitions are now open for entries.

news

publication date : 26-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

Public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market is open to contributions

On 19 July, the European Commission launched a public consultation on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market. The aim of the consultation is to obtain input on the ways of promoting digital innovation in health care and to better define measures needed to deal with challenges in European health care systems.

news

publication date : 26-07-2017

Silver Economy Award for ICT-related product and service innovations

The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy.

news

publication date : 26-07-2017

  •  knowledge society

Take part in a survey on eGovernance in Europe

The Urban Agenda Partnership on Digital Transition is currently gathering information on the level of eGovernance and digitalisation of public services in European cities.

news

publication date : 26-07-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

news

publication date : 25-07-2017