citizens

Webinar - Citizen engagement in Lisbon

On 29 June 2017 from 11:00 to 12:30 (Brussels time / CET time), Sharing Cities hosts a webinar on citizen engagement in Lisbon. The presentation will be done by Renata Lajas, Advisor for the Lisbon Deputy Mayor Office of Housing and Local Development.

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start date: 29-06-2017
end date: 29-06-2017

  •  economy

European wages have not recovered from the crisis

Close to a decade after the start of the crisis, wage growth is far from matching pre-crisis rates.

news

publication date: 13-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date: 12-06-2017

Social enterprises flourishing in Brno

On 1 and 2 June, the working group Smart Social Inclusion met in Brno. The event included a visit to the impact hub of the city, to social enterprises and discussions on how cities can harness the potential of social entrepreneurship for the benefits of their citizens.

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publication date: 09-06-2017

  •  cooperation

WG Creative Citizenship meet in Brussels

The Working Group Creative Citizenship, chaired by Athens with Nantes as vice chair, met on 29 and 30 May in Brussels and continued its work exploring methods and tools for how city authorities can work with citizens to co-create solutions responding to local challenges.

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publication date: 09-06-2017

  •  environment

Oslo named European Green Capital 2019

EUROCITIES member Oslo has been named the European Green Capital for 2019. Shortlisted for the third time, Oslo follows other Scandinavian capitals (Stockholm and Copenhagen) in winning the award, an initiative of the European Commission, which has been handed out every year since 2010.

news

publication date: 07-06-2017

  •  mobility

The Traffic agent app toward new developments

The Traffic Agent application developed by the city of Oslo had been shortlisted for the EUROCITIES award for innovation in 2015. Its is now entering a new phase and offers possibilities for further developments Europe-wide.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

Youth employment: are we going in the right direction?

The 2017 Joint Employment Report’s Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment and inactivity and the latest results are out.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

  •  mobility

Register now for EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2017

European cities promoting sustainable urban mobility during the week of 16 to 22 September can now register at www.mobilityweek.eu

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publication date: 31-05-2017

  •  economy

EDF meets to discuss benefits of innovation policies in cities

Last 24-26 April, the spring EDF meeting brought together 84 representatives from 40 cities in Donostia-San Sebastian, to discuss policies and initiatives needed to foster innovation.

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publication date: 22-05-2017