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EDF meets to discuss benefits of innovation policies in cities

Last 24-26 April, the spring EDF meeting brought together 84 representatives from 40 cities in Donostia-San Sebastian, to discuss policies and initiatives needed to foster innovation.

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publication date: 22-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Silvia Ganzerla: Mayors turn focus on jobs

Cities are the drivers of economic growth and job creation, and are key to ensuring the equal participation of vulnerable people in social and economic life, writes EUROCITIES policy director Silvia Ganzerla.

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publication date: 22-05-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Conference on Innovation Procurement 17-18 October 2017

With the upcoming Estonian EU presidency, Tallinn will be hosting the Conference on Innovation Procurement taking place between 17-18 October 2017.

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start date: 17-10-2017
end date: 18-10-2017

  •  economy

Working Group Employment meets in Stockholm

20 city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES city members attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date: 17-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Open letter on long term investment

In follow-up to EUROCITIES event on barriers to long-term investment, held at the European Parliament on 8 March, we addressed an open letter – together with Polis and CEMR - to the EU institutions and other key actors.

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publication date: 15-05-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

EC-OECD Conference on strategic public procurement: Procuring sustainable, innovative, and socially responsible solutions

This conference aims to raise awareness among decision makers and the procurement community about the benefits of strategic procurement, with an emphasis on sustainability, social responsibility and innovation. It will feature speakers recognised for their expertise and leadership in the field.

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start date: 02-06-2017
end date: 02-06-2017

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EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum in Vienna, 16 - 18 October 2017

Our next economic development forum meeting will take place in Vienna on 16-18 October 2017.

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start date: 16-10-2017
end date: 18-10-2017

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  •  mobility

EUROCITIES is celebrating Europe Day 2017 with the launch of our fully revamped newsletter!

This new notification tool will now send you regular updates of the most recent content available on our website, at intervals you choose, and from across our policy and projects work.

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publication date: 08-05-2017

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  •  economy

EUROCITIES calls for a stronger role for cities in future EU youth policy

On 3-4 May, EUROCITIES took part in the European Commission’s conference on the future EU Youth Strategy and its priorities. This conference gathered over 200 participants and took place during the European Youth Week. During the week of 1-7 May, hundreds of events took place across Europe to inform young people about the opportunities offered to them to learn and volunteer abroad through EU programmes such as Erasmus+ and the newly launched European Solidarity Corps.

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publication date: 05-05-2017

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Cities in action: Glasgow adopts cooperative model

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life.

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publication date: 28-04-2017