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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
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Declaration on Work - main actions 2016

The EUROCITIES Work Declaration covers a range of issues related to job creation, employment and economic development.

publication

publication date : 26-01-2017

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

publication

publication date : 24-02-2016

  •  environment

EUROCITIES letter to Dutch EU presidency on National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive

EUROCITIES writes to Sharon Dijksma, Dutch minister for the environment and presidenct of the Environment Council, to draw caution to the Council of Ministers' general approach ahead of the fourth trilogue on the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive on 8 June.

publication

publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 11-03-2016

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on products and markets in the circular economy

We welcome the Commission’s intention to improve the circular economy package, in particular through more resource-efficient product policies and better conditions for secondary raw material markets, but also through more support for implementing waste legislation. Following our statement on the review of waste targets and legislation, this statement contains our proposals on products and markets in the circular economy

publication

publication date : 22-10-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on the review of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)

Energy efficiency is a major issue in our local efforts to mitigate climate change but also in providing green jobs and addressing energy poverty. As European cities, we manage extensive portfolios of public buildings and we can also, depending on our legal authority and financial and administrative capacity, regulate, incentivise and assist with improving the energy efficiency of privately owned buildings. However, improving private buildings remains particularly challenging.

publication

publication date : 13-01-2016

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Green Digital Charter collection of case-studies 2016

The Green Digital Charter (GDC) aims to improve the quality of life in cities through the use of digital solutions. Its annual collection of case-studies presents actions and projects associated with green digital developments implemented in signatory cities to meet their commitment in tackling climate change and improving citizens’ quality of life.

publication

publication date : 19-01-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Infographic: EUROCITIES - networking ever smarter cities across Europe

With a track record of working on smarter cities and empowering smart citizens since 2010, EUROCITIES truly connects all aspects of smart cities. Connecting over 130 of Europe's cities, and across all areas of urban policy, we enable cities to connect, share, learn, influence and act together. Working at strategic level, with our mayors and leaders, we connect city realities and priorities to developments, opportunities and policy at EU level. Working at technical level, with over 2,000...

publication

publication date : 13-05-2016

  •  environment

Joint letter to MEPs on real-world driving emissions tests

In spite of the recent #dieselgate scandal and the widespread exceedances of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) limits across Europe responsible for 75,000 premature deaths each year, the TCMV voted to allow Euro 6 diesel cars to emit over double the Euro 6 limit from 2017 to 2020 (through the so-called conformity factor (CF) of 2.1), and 50% more after 2020 (CF of 1.5), de facto increasing the standard to 120 mg/km open-endedly. This will lead to much slower improvements in air quality than the EU...

publication

publication date : 11-12-2015

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Letter from Commissionner Cañete to European mayors

Miguel Arias Cañete, European commissioner for climate action and energy, invites mayors of European cities to sign up to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

publication

publication date : 04-05-2016