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Open letter to European Energy Ministers by the political board of the European covenant of mayors

Ahead of the governance regulation final negotiation which will take place on 13th June, the political board of the European covenant of mayors has written an open letter to European Energy Ministers to for them to incorporate the needs of local and regional governments.

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publication date : 11-06-2018

  •  cooperation

Urban partnership on public procurement – give feedback!

The draft action plan of the urban partnership on public procurement is now open for public feedback. It is an opportunity to comment on each of the 7 actions planned by the partnership.

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publication date : 11-06-2018

  •  environment

Consultation on EU Fostery Strategy open to local authorities until 15 June 2018

Until the 15 June 2018 local authorities can take part in the consultation on the EU Forestry Strategy.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  knowledge society

Espoo awarded 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

"Espoo's holistic philosophy of humanizing every aspect of its technology and teaching innovation as a way of life was extremely impressive. Espoo's citizen engagement rates are extremly high, which democracies needs, and its economic output speaks for itself.", said ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla

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publication date : 08-06-2018

New Commission report on childcare recognises good practices from EUROCITIES

On 8 May, the European Commission released a report on the development of childcare facilities for young children with a view to increase female labour participation, strike a work-life balance for working parents and bring about sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe (the "Barcelona objectives").

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

Register now for EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018

This year's campaign for sustainable mobility is taking multimodal transport as its theme and calling all cities organising activities between 16-22 September to register them online now.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

SUMP Networking Breakfast: understanding cities’ needs and increasing take-up

Networking Breakfast and Knowledge Exchange: SUMP - Understanding Cities’ Needs and Increasing Take-up

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

The European Commission proposes the InvestEU Programme

On 6 June 2018 the Commission published the proposal to create the InvestEU Programme, for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027.

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publication date : 07-06-2018

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Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens: call for citizens to have their say

This campaign, launched last month, wants people to help change the way politics is done in Europe by coming up with ideas for a better future and completing this sentence: 'My Europe in 2030 will be .....'

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publication date : 06-06-2018