COP 21

  •  knowledge society

United 4 Smart Sustainable Cities launches new expert groups on blockchain and the impact of frontier technologies

​"A smart sustainable city is an innovative city that uses information and communication technologies (ICTs) and other means to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operation and services, and competitiveness, while ensuring that it meets the needs of present and future generations with respect to economic, social, environmental as well as cultural aspects”.

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publication date: 28-06-2018

  •  environment

'EU for Talanoa' Conference - 13 June 2018, Brussels

The 'EU for Talanoa' conference will take place on 13 June 2018 in Brussels. It is organised by the European Commission as part of the EU's contribution to the Talanoa Dialogue, an international process to take stock of the collective and individual efforts towards the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.

event

start date: 13-06-2018
end date: 13-06-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Europe on the Move: Safe, connected and clean mobility

On 17 May, the European Commission released its third and final set of legislative proposals for mobility. Transport is now the largest source of emissions in the EU, and accounts for 25,000 road fatalities per year and contributes to 400,000 premature deaths from air pollution.

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publication date: 17-05-2018

  •  environment

Cooperation for energy change – Breda visits Leeds with Covenant of Mayors

The Leeds council offices were buzzing with the sawing of wood and grinding of metal; as the city received representatives from Breda to share best practices on climate change, it was in the process of gutting its own building to combat energy waste.

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publication date: 02-05-2018

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES workshop on Clean Mobility Package

On 12 December 2017, EUROCITIES organised a workshop on the Clean Mobility Package, published on 8 November 2017 by the European Commission. The event enabled EUROCITIES members to go into the details of the various proposals included in this 2nd Mobility Package, following the publication of the 1st Package on 31 May 2017.

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publication date: 19-12-2017

  •  environment

City level climate ambitions can create 1.3 billion tons of C02 emissions saving by 2030 through Covenant of Mayors commitments

At COP23, Global Covenant of Mayors Raises the Level of Ambition at the Subnational Level and Local Leaders Showcase their Commitment to Accelerating Global Progress on Climate Change

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publication date: 11-11-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

ERRIN Horizon 2020 Project Development Week (20-24 November 2017)

In light of the publication of the 2018-2020 Work Programme, ERRIN, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network, is organising an entire week of Horizon 2020 project development workshops from 20 November at multiple venues in Brussels.

event

start date: 20-11-2017
end date: 24-11-2017

  •  cooperation

URBAN-EU-CHINA goes online. Visit the project’s website!

Since 1 January 2017, EUROCITIES has been part of the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation. The recently-launched website gathers news, events and future activities.

news

publication date: 14-09-2017

  •  cooperation

URBAN-EU-CHINA goes online. Visit the project’s website!

Since 1 January 2017, EUROCITIES has been part of the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation. The recently-launched website gathers news, events and future activities.

news

publication date: 14-09-2017

  •  cooperation

URBAN-EU-CHINA goes online. Visit the project’s website!

Since 1 January 2017, EUROCITIES has been part of the URBAN-EU-CHINA Innovation Platform on Sustainable Urbanisation. The recently-launched website gathers news, events and future activities.

news

publication date: 14-09-2017