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Five principles for citizen engagement

How do we reconnect with one another as we venture into the new normal? This question is currently being posed by people across our continent, as well as by national and EU level governments.

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publication date : 09-07-2020

  •  knowledge society

The fifth generation of telecommunications system (5G) deployment in cities

EUROCITIES shares statement on 5G deployment in cities with key recommendations for the EU

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publication date : 08-07-2020

  •  environment

EU 2030: Paving the way to climate neutrality

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that drastic change in response to a crisis is possible. In a matter of weeks both response and recovery plans have been put in place by different levels of government across Europe that have major impacts on the way we live our lives, on the economy, society and the environment more generally.

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publication date : 24-06-2020

  •  knowledge society

10 principles for the responsible use of technology for COVID-19 response

The Cities Coalition for Digital Rights, in partnership with the United Nations Human Rights Office, United Nations Habitat, EUROCITIES, and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG) released 10 recommendations focused on privacy and human rights related to the responsible use of digital technologies in response to pandemics such as COVID-19. This, to support the claim that such principles are considered to be fundamental to promoting safe, inclusive and sustainable cities.

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publication date : 03-06-2020

  •  environment

Open letter to global financial leaders

An alliance of global city voices, of which EUROCITIES is a part, has shared an open letter claiming that the post-COVID 19 recovery cannot lead to a return to ‘normal’.

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publication date : 20-05-2020

  •  environment

Open letter to global financial leaders

An alliance of global city voices, of which EUROCITIES is a part, has shared an open letter claiming that the post-COVID 19 recovery cannot lead to a return to ‘normal’.

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publication date : 20-05-2020

  •  mobility

Webinar: Cities approaches to EV charging infrastructure deployment

Join us on Wednesday 27 of May, starting from 11.00 (CEST) for our webinar on ‘Cities approaches to EV charging infrastructure deployment’.

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publication date : 11-05-2020

  •  mobility

COVID-19 - City Dialogue on mobility measures - Highlights

Given the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on our cities, and specifically its implications for sustainable urban mobility, on 22 April 2020, EUROCITIES organised a city-to-city online dialogue on mobility measures currently adopted in European cities in response to COVID-19.

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publication date : 29-04-2020

  •  environment

14 associations across Europe call upon the European Union to set higher co-financing rates for energy projects under the new LIFE programme.

On 20 April, EUROCITIES, and other 13 EU associations, signed a letter to call upon the European Commission and the LIFE Committee to set an appropriate co-financing rate for the future LIFE “Coordination and Support Actions” (CSA) projects on energy transition.

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publication date : 22-04-2020

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The three Rs

We find ourselves amid a historical crisis with terrifying health implications and obvious socioeconomic consequences. To survive these shocks many of us are taking one day at a time; feeling grateful for our health and those around us. Meanwhile, we must start thinking as soon as possible about post-emergency plans.

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publication date : 21-04-2020