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Information webinar on the Urban Agenda Circular Economy partnership

Ecorys and EUROCITIES invite you to take part in an informative webinar on 5 March from 11:00 to 12:30, on the Urban Agenda Circular Economy partnership, coordinated by the city of Oslo.

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start date: 05-03-2018
end date: 05-03-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
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  •  mobility

Cities and Gender: empowering women in business and politics

European women networks and women working either in cities or city networks as well as experts from EU institutions come together to discuss in a “World Café” format to enable active exchanges.

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start date: 06-03-2018
end date: 06-03-2018

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  •  knowledge society
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Regional Forum for Sustainable Development, 1-2 March

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) follows up on and reviews the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region. Focusing on practical value-added and peer learning, it creates a regional space to share policy solutions, best practices and challenges in SDG implementation and helps identify major regional and subregional trends.

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start date: 01-03-2018
end date: 02-02-2018

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Urban agenda for the EU - have your say!

Three of the urban agenda partnerships – Digital Transition, Circular Economy and Urban Mobility – have finalised their draft action plans on better regulation, better funding and better knowledge sharing.

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publication date: 12-02-2018

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publication date: 08-02-2018

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EUROCITIES 2017 wins Conventa Best Event Award

Ljubljana has received the Conventa Best Event of the Year Award 2017 for its organisation of the EUROCITIES 2017 conference, which took place last November.

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publication date: 07-02-2018

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European prize for urban public space 2018: calls for entries open until 21 February

The European prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial, honorific competition which recognises the creation, recovery and improvement of public spaces whose condition is understood as a clear indicator of the democratic health of our cities. With this new award, the Prize—now consolidated as a privileged observatory of good practice in projects that testify to the prolific construction of public spaces around Europe—will be presented for the tenth time.

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publication date: 05-02-2018

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European Commission launches the EU Energy Poverty Observatory

29 January marked the launch of the EU Energy Poverty Observatory. The Observatory is an online platform that facilitates sharing knowledge and disseminating information on energy poverty in the EU. It is an instrument that offers guidance for policy makers by providing open-access resources and scientific data from across Europe. The platform also provides training resources and technical assistance to the interested parties.

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publication date: 02-02-2018

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How to adapt best practices for waste collection to local constraints

Is there such a thing as a “Best Practice” for waste collection? While several general principles – such as source separation, communication, incentives – are known to increase recycling rates, their concrete application might be challenging. Indeed, a practice that is successful in a territory might not produce the same high results when applied to a different context. For instance, civic amenity sites offer a compelling solution for source separation; however, their effectiveness is...

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start date: 22-03-2018
end date: 22-03-2018

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  •  mobility

Imagining the urban future

At EUROCITIES we are proud of our many achievements since our founding over 30 years ago, for example in achieving an Urban Agenda for the EU, but success means being adaptable and responding to a world that is evolving at great speed. That’s why we are taking an in-depth look at EUROCITIES’ vision, priorities and actions. We want to make sure that the needs and views of Europe’s major cities are increasingly met over the next 30 years, and that EUROCITIES structure and services best...

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publication date: 01-02-2018