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European cities call for clarity in TTIP negotiations

As European Commission President Juncker prepares to ask EU leaders to reconfirm their support for TTIP (the 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership') at Friday's European Council, European city leaders are calling for clarifications on several aspects of the agreement

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publication date : 22-06-2016

World Refugee Day: open letter from EUROCITIES mayors to EU leaders

The leaders of 11 major European cities wrote to EU leaders on World Refugee Day (20 June) calling to refocus the debate at European level and better recognise the role of cities in the refugee situation.

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publication date : 20-06-2016

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Press release: Smart cities should be about cities and citizens, politicians tell Commissioner Sefčovič

Building successful smart cities requires a city-led and citizen-focused approach, EUROCITIES politicians told European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič today.

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publication date : 14-06-2016

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Press release: Advocates of a stronger local governance of the Energy Union make their voice heard during EU Sustainable Energy Week

Joint press release by ICLEI, Energy Cities, EUROCITIES, Climate Alliance and CEMR. The five networks are hosting a session on 'Energy Union: local leadership driving the transition' on 15 June during European Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW).

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publication date : 13-06-2016

Press release: Cities are ready to make the New Skills Agenda for Europe a success

Europe’s cities have an essential role to play in addressing unemployment and boosting skills, and should be properly involved in the newly-launched Skills Agenda for Europe.

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publication date : 13-06-2016

  •  knowledge society

European Energy Innovation: CITYkeys - Measurement matters

Nikolaos Kontinakis, responsible for smart city projects at EUROCITIES, writes in the latest issue of European Energy Innovation about the CITYkeys project on performance measurement.

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publication date : 09-06-2016

  •  environment

Press release: Air quality: cities demand more ambition from member states

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general, reacts to the outcome of last night’s negotiations between the European Parliament and the Council on the National Emissions Ceiling Directive, which failed to reach a compromise deal.

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publication date : 09-06-2016

  •  environment

EurActiv: 'How cities are using the green economy to solve Europe's employment crisis', by Anna Lisa Boni

Anna Lisa Boni writes in EurActiv as EU Green Week opens with a focus on cities.

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publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  environment

Press release: Air quality: cities are counting on ambitious and binding targets

Action to improve air quality in cities must be complemented by strong legislation at European level. EUROCITIES makes several urgent calls as trilogue negotiations on the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive draw to a close.

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publication date : 30-05-2016

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Press release: Pact of Amsterdam: a new role for cities in EU policy making as EUROCITIES turns 30

As EUROCITIES celebrates its 30th anniversary, the new urban agenda for the EU is an opportunity to build a stronger Europe closer to its citizens, at a time when the European project is increasingly coming under scrutiny.

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publication date : 30-05-2016