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Espoo awarded 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

"Espoo's holistic philosophy of humanizing every aspect of its technology and teaching innovation as a way of life was extremely impressive. Espoo's citizen engagement rates are extremly high, which democracies needs, and its economic output speaks for itself.", said ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

The European Commission proposes the InvestEU Programme

On 6 June 2018 the Commission published the proposal to create the InvestEU Programme, for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027.

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publication date : 07-06-2018

  •  cooperation
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publication date : 01-06-2018

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One month left to be the next European Capital of Smart Tourism

Cities have just one month left to apply for a range of honours in smart tourism.

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publication date : 28-05-2018

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EU trade city award - shortlisted cities officially announced

The shortlisted cities for the EU cities for fair and ethical trade award have been officially announced.

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publication date : 25-05-2018

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European Semester 2018: Commission issues recommendations for member states to achieve sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth

The European Commission publishes today the 2018 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic and social policy guidance for member states for the next 12 months.

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publication date : 24-05-2018

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Europe on the Move: Safe, connected and clean mobility

On 17 May, the European Commission released its third and final set of legislative proposals for mobility. Transport is now the largest source of emissions in the EU, and accounts for 25,000 road fatalities per year and contributes to 400,000 premature deaths from air pollution.

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publication date : 17-05-2018

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European Commission proposes budget for 2021-2027

The European Commission officially published its proposal for the next 7-year EU budget (multiannual financial framework or MFF 2021-2027) on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. It aims to respond to existing and emerging challenges while managing the financial gap due to Brexit. In our policy brief, we provide a brief summary of the main issues around the next EU budget. You may download the briefing from the link below.

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publication date : 07-05-2018