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EUROCITIES president State of the Union response

In response to European Commission president, Jean-Claude Jnucker's State of the Union, EUROCITIES president Daniel Termont and mayor of Ghent, said:

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publication date: 13-09-2017

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Cities in action: Antwerp's participatory budget

Antwerp has developed a unique approach to participatory budgeting that gives citizens autonomy to spend public funds of €1.1m a year.

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publication date: 31-08-2017

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publication date: 31-08-2017

WG Creative Citizenship in Madrid

The WG Creative Citizenship will meet in Madrid on 5-6 October.

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start date: 05-10-2017
end date: 06-10-2017

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Eurobarometer shows optimism in the EU is on the rise

The latest Eurobarometer published on 2 August shows that Europeans are more positive about the future of the EU and their trust in the EU is on the rise.

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publication date: 04-08-2017

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GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date: 03-08-2017

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URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

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Athens Citizens’ debate: discussion about Europe

On Monday 19 June, the city of Athens organised a citizens’ debate about Europe and what it means to its citizens. The event took the form of a direct dialogue between representatives of Athens civil society, the mayor of the city, Giorgos Kaminis, city elected representatives, and the president of the Committee of the Regions, Marku Markkula.

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publication date: 07-07-2017

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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date: 28-06-2017

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

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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