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EUROCITIES sets up task force on circular economy

Now that the circular economy is moving up the political agenda of the EU and in cities, EUROCITIES has decided to set up a circular economy task force.

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publication date: 17-02-2017

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Open letter from European mayors 'Rethinking Europe'

Mayors of major European cities have called on European and national leaders to work with cities to rebuild the European project. In challenging times like these, the local level can play a vital role in reconnecting Europe with its citizens.

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publication date: 16-02-2017

EUROCITIES SAF Forum in Lisbon on 3-4 April

The Social Affairs Forum will take place in Lisbon on 3-4 April 2017. It will discuss how to combat deep-seated poverty and to reduce inequalities at city level. Our working group on migration and integration and the task force on Roma inclusion will meet immediately after the event.

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start date: 03-04-2017
end date: 04-04-2017

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Mayor of Athens finishes in top three for World Mayor Prize

Georgios Kaminis, mayor of EUROCITIES member Athens, has been announced as second runner-up and winner of the World Mayor Commendation for services to refugees by the organisers of the 2016 World Mayor Project.

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publication date: 14-02-2017

Urban ageing in Leeds: a city for all generations

On 26-27 January, the city of Leeds hosted the EUROCITIES working group urban ageing, demonstrating how city authorities can improve elderly people’s quality of life and design a city for all generations.

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publication date: 13-02-2017

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EUROCITIES cooperation platform, 18-19 May 2017, Antwerp, Belgium

This year’s EUROCITIES cooperation platform will take place place in Antwerp on 18-19 May.

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start date: 18-05-2017
end date: 19-05-2017

EUROCITIES statement on the European Pillar of Social Rights

This statement from EUROCITIES emphasises the contribution that cities can bring to the European Pillar of Social Rights. It also highlights that EUROCITIES is willing to engage with the European Commission on the development and implementation of the pillar by sharing cities’ expertise, knowledge and capacity to bring real policy change at the local level.

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publication date: 09-02-2017

Amsterdam hosts political roundtable on refugees

Mayors from the EUROCITIES network gathered in Amsterdam on 7 February for the second edition of the political roundtable on refugees.

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publication date: 08-02-2017

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Cities in action - Amsterdam opens up democratic process

Amsterdam has a vision to make local democracy more dynamic and interactive.

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publication date: 06-02-2017

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EUROCITIES webinar on ICapital award

On 4 April, from 11.00 (CET), Giuseppe Ruotolo, from DG Research & Innovation - B1 Innovation Union Policy will present the new European Capital of Innovation award to EUROCITIES members.

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start date: 04-04-2017
end date: 04-04-2017