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EUROCITIES Awards presented for excellence in circular economy

The three winners of the 2017 EUROCITIES awards were announced yesterday at a ceremony in Ljubljana.

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publication date : 17-11-2017

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Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens

Mayors of major European cities have thrown their weight behind a new campaign ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ which will showcase successful local initiatives that engage citizens, present ideas for new forms of democracy and map out a positive, common future for Europe.

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publication date : 16-11-2017

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'Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens': let’s build a better Europe together!

A more positive future for Europe starts with its citizens. As local leaders and members of EUROCITIES, we are committed to engaging our citizens in a dialogue about our future.

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publication date : 14-11-2017

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The EUROCITIES 2017 Awards are just around the corner!

Every year EUROCITIES recognises the achievements of its members for local activities or practices that improve the quality of life of their citizens. This year is no different, and the awards reflect the theme of EUROCITIES 2017, 'circular economy'. This year’s shortlist features members Almere, Antwerp, Brighton & Hove, Brussels Capital Region, Gothenburg, Lille, Munich and Tampere in the awards categories of cooperation, innovation and participation. Let’s take a look at the projects.

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publication date : 13-11-2017

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City level climate ambitions can create 1.3 billion tons of C02 emissions saving by 2030 through Covenant of Mayors commitments

At COP23, Global Covenant of Mayors Raises the Level of Ambition at the Subnational Level and Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change

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publication date : 11-11-2017

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Discover the 28 cities running for the European Green Capital 2020 and European Green Leaf 2019 Awards!

28 towns and cities from across 21 European countries are officially competing to win the 2020 European Green Capital and 2019 European Green Leaf Awards. This is the highest number of countries entering the competition in the history of the two initiatives. With the 2020 title, the European Green Capital Award will be celebrating 10 years, as it first started in 2010, with Stockholm as a winner.

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publication date : 10-11-2017

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2018 EU Covenant of Mayors Ceremony and Investment Forum: 21-22 February 2018

As the Covenant of Mayors will celebrate its 10th anniversary next year, and with the 2020 milestone coming closer, you are invited to the Covenant Investment Forum and Ceremony to be held on 21-22 February 2018 in Brussels.

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publication date : 08-11-2017

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Circular cities: Amsterdam scans the future

As part of our circular economy month, in the lead up to the EUROCITIES Conference 2017, we put a few questions to Eveline Jonkhoff, strategic advisor for circular economy, Amsterdam. Eveline is responsible for the circular economy programme of Amsterdam and is involved in Amsterdam’s work through EUROCITIES circular economy task force.

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publication date : 06-11-2017

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EUROCITIES in Bonn for the COP23 climate change summit

The COP23 climate change summit has kicked off today (6 November) in Bonn and will run for the next two weeks (6 - 17 November).

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publication date : 06-11-2017

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Commission report on urban innovation

While Europe’s 20th century opened with escalating hostility between nation states, culminating in unspeakable tragedy, the story of our 21st century is so far a hopeful one, with cities, driving major social and political progress, at its centre.

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publication date : 31-10-2017