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Urban Greening Plans: what should these achieve? who should be involved? and how?

The health of nature and the health of humans is inextricably linked; the COVID pandemic is just the latest in a string of events that has highlighted this. The European Green Deal aims to protect, conserve and enhance the EU's natural capital, and protect the health and well-being of citizens from environment-related risks and impacts. The cornerstone to achieving this will be the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 which calls on cities to develop Urban Greening Plans (UGP). But what...

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publication date : 24-09-2020

  •  environment
  •  mobility

EGCN webinar series: sustainable urban development

The European Green Capital Network has a new series of webinars to join up all cities and relevant stakeholders with EGCN experts to discuss sustainable urban development and the findings of their related toolkits of policy recommendations and strategies.

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publication date : 24-08-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

100% renewable, your city toolkit

Cities need to think and act beyond their borders, consider the social and technological aspects in urban planning, and harness the ideas and potential of their citizens. These are the main conclusions of the new toolkit 'How can your city become 100% renewable?' launched by the European Green Capital Network.

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publication date : 15-07-2020

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publication date : 10-07-2020

  •  mobility

Bremen: Germany's first 'bicycle zone' in the Neustadt district of Bremen

Bremen's Minister for Mobility Dr Maike Schaefer officially dedicated the first German bicycle zone on 7 July. This is the first time that the new signposting option of the amended road traffic regulations has been applied in Germany.

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publication date : 08-07-2020

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publication date : 08-07-2020

  •  environment

Cities react to the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030

The EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 is an ambitious, long-term plan for protecting nature and reversing the degradation of ecosystems. It aims to put Europe's biodiversity on a path to recovery by 2030 with benefits for people, the climate and the planet.

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publication date : 29-06-2020

  •  environment

EU 2030: Paving the way to climate neutrality

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that drastic change in response to a crisis is possible. In a matter of weeks both response and recovery plans have been put in place by different levels of government across Europe that have major impacts on the way we live our lives, on the economy, society and the environment more generally.

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publication date : 24-06-2020

  •  cooperation

Key messages from our city dialogue on mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities

EUROCITIES brought together 120 strategists from 60 European cities across 23 countries in direct dialogue with OECD to discuss the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities and how to tackle them.

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publication date : 07-05-2020

  •  environment

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publication date : 06-05-2020