sustainability

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES statement on EU rules on road charging schemes – ‘Eurovignette’

The proposed revision of the Eurovignette Directive 1 can play an important part in delivering a more sustainable transport system across the EU.

publication

publication date: 21-02-2018

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES statement on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems

Many European cities operate or are planning Urban Vehicle Access Restriction (UVAR) schemes, such as low emission zones and congestion charges, to address local mobility or environmental challenges. Effective enforcement against all users is important to ensure public acceptance of schemes.

publication

publication date: 21-02-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Webinar - EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award 2018

Representatives from the International Trade Centre & DG Trade will guide interested cities through the application process. The information webinar will take place on Wednesday 21 February at 14.30 (Brussels time)

event

start date: 21-02-2018
end date: 21-02-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Regional Forum for Sustainable Development, 1-2 March

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) follows up on and reviews the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region. Focusing on practical value-added and peer learning, it creates a regional space to share policy solutions, best practices and challenges in SDG implementation and helps identify major regional and subregional trends.

event

start date: 01-03-2018
end date: 02-02-2018

  •  mobility

CREATE events in Skopje

On January 29th, 30th , 31st and February 1st and 2nd the city of Skopje hosted various CREATE events.

news

publication date: 13-02-2018

  •  mobility

Host Europe's premier sustainable mobility conference

The call has opened for cities to host the CIVITAS Forum Conference in 2019. All European cities interested in doing so are invited to apply.

news

publication date: 12-02-2018

World Urban Forum is a chance to translate sustainability goals into reality

With around 20,000 participants expected over five days, the World Urban Forum 9, taking place in Kuala Lumpur from 7-13 February 2018 is the first major urban development conference since the adoption of the New Urban Agenda under Habitat III and the first conference dedicated to its implementation.

publication

publication date: 08-02-2018

  •  mobility

When in Rome, go sustainable

For the fourth consecutive year, on the occasion of the Rugby 6 Nations Championship, the ‘Rome plays sustainable’ guide helps fans to reach the Olympic stadium in Rome on foot, by bike or public transport.

news

publication date: 02-02-2018

  •  environment

How to adapt best practices for waste collection to local constraints

Is there such a thing as a “Best Practice” for waste collection? While several general principles – such as source separation, communication, incentives – are known to increase recycling rates, their concrete application might be challenging. Indeed, a practice that is successful in a territory might not produce the same high results when applied to a different context. For instance, civic amenity sites offer a compelling solution for source separation; however, their effectiveness is...

event

start date: 22-03-2018
end date: 22-03-2018

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

Imagining the urban future

At EUROCITIES we are proud of our many achievements since our founding over 30 years ago, for example in achieving an Urban Agenda for the EU, but success means being adaptable and responding to a world that is evolving at great speed. That’s why we are taking an in-depth look at EUROCITIES’ vision, priorities and actions. We want to make sure that the needs and views of Europe’s major cities are increasingly met over the next 30 years, and that EUROCITIES structure and services best...

news

publication date: 01-02-2018