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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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EUROCITIES mayors summit on the future of Europe

The rise of Euroscepticism and populism has created a growing sense of anxiety among many Europeans. The mayors of major cities in Europe met today with EU and national leaders to set out the urgent need for changing the way politics is done.

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publication date : 07-03-2017

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Open letter from European mayors 'Rethinking Europe'

Mayors of major European cities have called on European and national leaders to work with cities to rebuild the European project. In challenging times like these, the local level can play a vital role in reconnecting Europe with its citizens.

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publication date : 16-02-2017

EU Observer: Europe must empower its cities to respond to refugee crisis

Laia Ortiz, deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, writes in EU Observer on why Europe needs to empower its cities to respond to the refugee crisis.

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publication date : 27-01-2017

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Press release: Cities urge MEPs to act now to avoid another emissions scandal

Cities are urging MEPs to act now to avoid another emissions scandal.

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publication date : 11-01-2017

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Press release: Impact of the sharing economy in cities

EUROCITIES 2016 Milan on 16-18 November explored the impact of the sharing economy in cities.

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publication date : 24-11-2016

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Press release: Mayors urge EU and national leaders to rethink Europe with cities

Mayors of major European cities have called on European and national leaders to work with cities to rebuild the European project. In challenging times like these, the local level can play a vital role in reconnecting Europe with its citizens.

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publication date : 17-11-2016

New report presents anti-radicalisation efforts in cities

EUROCITIES today (26 October) publishes a report on the strategies and actions cities are using to address radicalisation.

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publication date : 26-10-2016

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EUROCITIES 2016 Milan - Sharing cities, 16-18 November

Join us in Milan on 16-18 for a debate on rethinking Europe, discussions on the sharing economy and celebrations for our 30th anniversary.

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publication date : 19-10-2016