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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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Global standard for measuring city emissions announced

A new global standard for reporting cities’ greenhouse gas emissions inventories has been announced by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy during the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders at COP23, hosted by Bonn.

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publication date : 15-11-2017

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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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Paris is the capital of innovation for 2017

Last 7 November, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1 000 000 to Paris. The city has been named 2017's European Capital of Innovation for its inclusive innovation strategy.

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publication date : 13-11-2017

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GDC online training on Energy Efficiency in Public Sector Datacentres (feat. EURECA project)

EUROCITIES' Green Digital Charter is setting up a certified online training on environmental-sound datacentres on Tuesday 5 December 2017 from 11:00 - 12:00. Register now!

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publication date : 31-10-2017

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Highlights from the Knowledge Society Forum in Uppsala, Autumn 2017

EUROCITIES Knowledge Society Forum met on 16-18 October in the Swedish city of Uppsala to discuss and share experiences on smart city governance models: leadership, partnership, and scalability to create the cities of the future. The forum attracted over 50 participants from 30 cities and organisations. Members had a chance to learn from each other, and to exchange innovative, collaborative and participatory approaches, initiatives and practices from Uppsala and other member cities.

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publication date : 24-10-2017

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KSF Autumn Meeting 2017 in Uppsala: all material available

Presentations, minutes and follow-up from the Knowledge Society Forum Autumn Meeting in Uppsala, 16-18 October on the topic of 'Smart city governance models - leadership, partnership and scalability to create the cities of the future'.

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publication date : 23-10-2017

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EU Digital Cities Challenge launched

On 10 October 2017, during the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Commission (DG GROW and DG REGIO) and the Committee of the Regions launched the Digital Cities Challenge. The Challenge invites cities in Europe to improve the life of their citizens through the development and implementation of digital policies.

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publication date : 12-10-2017

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EUROCITIES members win approval in Urban Innovative Actions

Several EUROCITIES members won approval for their projects under the Urban Innovative Actions Call 2.

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publication date : 12-10-2017