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EUROCITIES statement on sharing economy

Following on from our Annual Conference in Milan 2016, we published our statement on the sharing economy in March.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  cooperation
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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
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Nathalie Guri: Spring brings our forums into blossom

At EUROCITIES, spring is always the season of forum meetings.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

Revision of Clean Vehicles Directive: EUROCITIES responds to EU consultation

The EU has launched a review of Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road vehicles (Clean Vehicles Directive).

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES welcomes the European Pillar of Social Rights and demands for cities to be involved

Today, the European Commission adopted its proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Pillar aims to update the European social model in light of changing economic and labour markets. It sets out 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. They concern equal opportunities and access to the labour market, fair working conditions, and social protection and inclusion.

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publication date : 26-04-2017

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EUROCITIES letter to EU leaders on populism and Euroscepticism

Ahead of the summit of heads of state and government in Rome, EUROCITIES has shared the view from cities with European leaders.

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publication date : 23-03-2017

  •  economy

EP intergroup grants EUROCITIES partner status

EUROCITIES has been granted partner status by the European Parliament’s long-term investment and reindustrialisation intergroup, which focuses on the financing of long-term sustainable investment in the real economy within the EU.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

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publication date : 10-03-2017

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  •  economy
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  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

European mayors say ‘no’ to rising populism & Euroscepticism

On Tuesday 7 March, EUROCITIES held a ‘Mayors summit on the future of Europe’ in the Committee of the Regions to debate the worrying trend of rising populism and Euroscepticism.

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publication date : 08-03-2017

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Mayors summit on the future of Europe - tackling rising populism and Euroscepticism

It’s time to rethink the way politics is done in Europe. #cities4Europe

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publication date : 06-03-2017

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City reps meet Commission inter-cabinet group on urban issues

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Eindhoven’s deputy mayor for innovation and chair of our knowledge society forum, headed up a small delegation of cities at a meeting with the European Commission’s inter-cabinet group on urban issues.

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publication date : 21-02-2017