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Highlights from the Mobility Forum in Uppsala on 21-23 October

“People are not interested in which border they are crossing, they just want to get where they need to.” We could not have found a better way to encapsulate the importance of mobility planning for the wider urban area than these words from Maria Nimvik Stern, Secretary-General of The Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region.

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publication date: 06-11-2019

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment

Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a ROCK webinar

Through the EU-funded ROCK project, EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle invite you to a webinar on 'Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a critical look'. Culture is used as a development strategy in many European cities, especially those where deindustrialisation hit harder. Culture can also become a means to attract capital, to improve the image of the city, and to promote unity and cooperation. Without necessarily building flagship cultural venues, cities are betting on culture...

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start date: 22-11-2019
end date: 22-11-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

EU and China on what makes a city smart

Europe and China are working together to build smart cities, but can they agree on what a smart city is?

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publication date: 31-10-2019

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment

Join our webinar on culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration!

Through the EU-funded ROCK project, EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle invite you to a webinar - 'Culture as a rocket fuel for urban regeneration: a critical look' - on 22 November. The webinar will explore how culture is being used as a development strategy in many European cities, particularly those hit hard by deindustrialisation, and how culture policy can contribute to more just, sustainable and healthy cities.

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publication date: 31-10-2019

  •  economy

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start date: 04-12-2019
end date: 04-12-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date: 24-10-2019

  •  environment

Copenhagen closing the plastic packaging loop

In Copenhagen, around half of the plastic waste comes from food packaging. To reduce the amount of plastic ending up in incineration plants, Copenhagen has designed a new system encompassing every single step of the plastic lifecycle, from collection to new packaging available on the market.

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publication date: 14-10-2019

  •  cooperation

Antwerp - The Big Link

In 2016 Antwerp introduced innovative governance methods to overcome public opposition to a ring road extension project. The resulting co-created plan to cover over the road not only resolves citizens’ main objection by reducing pollution from the motorway. It also creates new green spaces for communities and a more cohesive and connected city.

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publication date: 11-10-2019