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  •  economy

2nd International RREUSE conference: Making the circular economy attractive, convenient and inclusive

From November 22 to November 23 RREUSE, the European network of social enterprises active in re-use, repair and recycling, is holding its second annual conference in the city of Nijmegen, Europe’s Green Capital for 2018. The conference will focus on how to encourage citizens, companies and governments to think second-hand and on how to mainstream the circular economy and raise awareness about the value of re-use in doing good for the environment and creating local jobs. High profile...

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start date: 22-11-2018
end date: 23-11-2018

  •  mobility

Graz declaration on clean, safe and affordable mobility adopted by the EU

The Graz declaration "Starting a new era: clean, safe and affordable mobility for Europe" was adopted at the informal meeting of environment and transport ministers on 29 to 30 October 2018.

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publication date: 16-11-2018

  •  mobility

The future of the Connecting Europe Facility - Transport

Cities are key beneficiaries of the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Transport: 38 projects selected under the urban node priority have received a total of €204 million of EU grant support. The use of EU funds has an important leverage effect on national resources, which in turn make a significant contribution to the EU’s overall transport objectives .

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publication date: 16-11-2018

  •  mobility

Vital Nodes policy dialogue: towards more efficient and connected urban nodes

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Vital Nodes project, a policy dialogue was organised on the 8th of November in the Vienna House in Brussels.

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publication date: 16-11-2018

  •  environment

Webinar: Coping with heat stress in cities

Temperatures hit exceptional levels last Summer, especially in Northern Europe, with severe consequences on health and well-being in cities. How to get your city prepared for such phenomenon? Follow our webinar on 18 December from 11 to 12 CET.

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start date: 18-12-2018
end date: 18-12-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

EUROCITIES Awards: Transforming cities through culture

The shortlist is decided, their videos finalised, and the anticipation is building! Who will win the EUROCITIES Awards this year? Judge for yourself!

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publication date: 15-11-2018

  •  environment

Joint lobby letter to the Environment Committee of the European Parliament on the LIFE programme 2021-2027

In view of the Environment Committee vote on 20 November on the European Commission’s proposal on the LIFE Programme for 2021–2027, EUROCITIES, FEDARENE, CEMR, Climate Alliance, Energy Cities and ICLEI request the support of Parliamentarians for the amendments presented in the attached document.

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publication date: 15-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Meet our young ambassadors #10

The young ambassadors programme that will run throughout EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh empowers young people to speak their mind and promote their own agendas. Here we are introduced to Gabriel Pritz from Berlin, Jonathan Lessing from Dusseldorf and Karlijn Veltjen from Netwerkstad Twente and learn about their dreams for Europe, their favourite city events and places and their hopes of being inspired at the conference.

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publication date: 15-11-2018

  •  economy

Subnational finance and investment ten years after the crisis

On 12 November the Committee of the Regions and the OECD co-hosted a conference where key developments in subnational finance and investments over the 10 years since the economic crisis were discussed. The speakers provided evidence on the fundamental role of subnational government investments (SGIs) and the rise and potential of innovative public finance instruments.

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publication date: 15-11-2018