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  •  environment

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publication date : 30-08-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

Towards greener cultural activities in cities

On July 18-20 34 participants from 14 cities and 8 European cultural organisations attended a EUROCITIES study visit in Leeuwarden, European Capital of Culture 2018. The visit focused on greening cultural events and on how culture drives innovation, socio-economic change and sustainability.

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publication date : 28-08-2018

  •  environment

Apply now for the new call of the European Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy twinning programme

The call for a new edition of the twinning programme, which connects two cities facing similar climate change challenges, is now open and cities, regions and provinces have until 14 September to apply.

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publication date : 01-08-2018

  •  environment

The 1st Covenant Cities in the Spotlight call is now open!

In the 10th year of the initiative, the Covenant of Mayors wishes to reward signatories that have been working within the Covenant framework and achieving remarkable progress in their local energy and climate action. Being a "Covenant City in the Spotlight" is a great opportunity to showcase the progress made and become a reference example for the whole Covenant Community and beyond.

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publication date : 01-08-2018

  •  environment

Lille equips its electricity supplier vehicles with sensors to analyse fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area

POLLUTRACK is an innovative project aiming at fitting Lille Metropole’s electricity supplier vehicle fleet with onboard sensors to strengthen knowledge and the analysis of fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area.

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publication date : 26-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

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publication date : 18-07-2018

  •  economy
  •  environment

A Guide to the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts

In May 2018 the Eurostat and the European Investment Bank (EIB) published ‘A Guide to the Statistical Treatment of Energy Performance Contracts’.

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publication date : 17-07-2018

  •  environment

Informal Climate Strategy roundtable in Brussels, Thursday 20 September 2018

With the EU currently developing its 2050 climate strategy in line with the Paris Agreement, and many national and local governments adopting similarly ambitious plans, we thought it would be a good opportunity to meet and discuss the strategic and cross-cutting elements of climate change in cities.

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publication date : 17-07-2018

  •  environment

Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive: consultation open

Public and private organisations and citizens are urged to respond by 19 October to the online public consultation that's just been launched by the EU Commission on the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD).

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publication date : 16-07-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

New Austrian presidency of the European Union announces policy priorities

The Austrian presidency of the council of the European Union, which started on 1 July 2018, has identified three main fields of action to help tackle the legitimacy crisis that the European Union is facing among citizens.

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publication date : 13-07-2018