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The Times Raconteur: Technology for us is a means not an end and becoming smarter is about a whole lot more

In this Times special supplement, Daniël Termont, Mayor of Ghent and EUROCITIES president, discusses smart cities. He suggests that, in-order to develop a 'forward-looking vision' any smart cities model needs to be people-centric.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

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How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

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publication date : 10-03-2017

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  •  mobility

European mayors say ‘no’ to rising populism & Euroscepticism

On Tuesday 7 March, EUROCITIES held a ‘Mayors summit on the future of Europe’ in the Committee of the Regions to debate the worrying trend of rising populism and Euroscepticism.

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publication date : 08-03-2017

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Mayors summit on the future of Europe - tackling rising populism and Euroscepticism

It’s time to rethink the way politics is done in Europe. #cities4Europe

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publication date : 06-03-2017

  •  knowledge society

Cities in action: Nice fosters healthcare innovation

Nice is addressing the growing need to provide senior citizens with quality care at home by opening a centre dedicated to innovation in digital health. '27 Delvalle' unites local healthcare stakeholders to create brand new tools and services for independent living - and help the city take a step towards becoming a European Healthy City.

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publication date : 02-03-2017

  •  cooperation
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City reps meet Commission inter-cabinet group on urban issues

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Eindhoven’s deputy mayor for innovation and chair of our knowledge society forum, headed up a small delegation of cities at a meeting with the European Commission’s inter-cabinet group on urban issues.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

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  •  environment
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Nantes: the ‘Loire and us great debate’

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

  •  cooperation
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  •  economy
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Openness policy in Gdansk

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

  •  cooperation
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Vienna’s neighbourhood oases

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

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Mayor of Athens finishes in top three for World Mayor Prize

Georgios Kaminis, mayor of EUROCITIES member Athens, has been announced as second runner-up and winner of the World Mayor Commendation for services to refugees by the organisers of the 2016 World Mayor Project.

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publication date : 14-02-2017