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2018 URBACT City Festival: new cities welcomed!

Europe’s cities are invited to come to Lisbon on 13-14 September 2018 for the 2018 edition of the URBACT City Festival. Registrations extended for new cities until 15 July.

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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ChangeNOW Summit – Be part of the Mayors Delegation 28 September 2018, Paris

You have until 10 September to join the Covenant of Mayors delegation to the ChangeNOW International Summit for change in Paris. Apply today and meet with city leaders, inspiring innovators & demonstrate your city is fit for tackling sustainability challenges

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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Have your say on the action plan of the Climate Adaption Urban Agenda partnership

The online Public Feedback on the Climate Adaptation Partnership’s Action plan is open until 17 August 2018.

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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EUROCITIES statement on the ambient air quality directives fitness check

Poor air quality leads to more than 400,000 premature deaths per year in Europe - the urgency to act for clearer air is clear. Cities and urban areas, where 75% of EU’s population live, are where the effects of poor air are felt the most.

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publication date : 04-07-2018

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Ghent named EU fair and ethical trade capital

The city of Ghent has won the first-ever fair and ethical trade award which celebrates cities' achievements and impact in the areas of social and environmental sustainability in international trade.

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publication date : 28-06-2018

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Lisbon wins European Green Capital 2020 Award

Two EUROCITIES members, Lisbon (Portugal) and Ghent (Belgium), along with Lahti (Finland), were finalists at the European Green Capital 2020 Awards at a ceremony hosted by this year’s Green Capital, Nijmegen (Netherlands).

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publication date : 28-06-2018

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Food Waste: cities to the rescue! What have we learned in just a webinar?

Where does food waste come from and what can cities do to prevent it? From a successful collaboration between FoodWIN, EUROCITIES and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, an inspiring webinar on how to develop a food waste strategy in your city.

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publication date : 20-06-2018

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publication date : 14-06-2018

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Europe’s ‘City Finance Lab’ launches first call for ideas

The call – which runs until 20th July 2018 – seeks finance innovations that can scale up climate-relevant investment in Europe’s cities

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publication date : 13-06-2018

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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