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EU Capital Mayors meeting

The 6th Direct Dialogue of Mayors and vice-Mayors of EU Capitals with the European Commission took place in Riga on 21-22 September. The event, hosted by the mayor of Riga, Nils Ušakovs, recognises the need to intensify communication between cities and the EU institutions to meet domestic and international challenges. It included keynote speeches from Corina Crețu, Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy and Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the...

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publication date : 25-09-2017

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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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Social Europe: Cities are ready to do more

What are the key issues for the future of Europe? What impact can cities have? What do cities need to better reflect citizens needs? EUROCITIES mayors and politicians today discussed one of the key issues in this debate: How do we manage work and social inclusion in our cities?

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publication date : 23-06-2017

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Joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy transition

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy transition

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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CitiZen: Driving the EU urban challenge

EUROCITIES was invited by MEP Piernicola Pedicini to present the CIVITAS initiative at an event organised in the European Parliament providing participants with a wide range of information and presentations on financing programmes -by European Commission- and on best practice examples from urban initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors, CIVITAS or the Urban Innovation Action.

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publication date : 06-06-2017

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Anna Lisa Boni: Cohesion policy or not cohesion policy, this is the question

EU cohesion policy faces an uncertain future, writes our secretary general, but cities need to be ready to defend it.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

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Crețu asks regions to defend and communicate results of cohesion policy

On 20 February, Corina Crețu, European commissioner for regional development, invited representatives of regional offices in Brussels for an exchange of views on the future of EU cohesion policy.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

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EUROCITIES statement on future of EU cohesion policy

The initial reflections indicate that extremely difficult and complex discussions are ahead on the EU budget post-2020.

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publication date : 15-03-2017

Gdansk wins 2016 CityStar award

The European Commission revealed the winners of its annual RegioStars awards on Tuesday 11 October, as part of the European Week of Regions and Cities.

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publication date : 12-10-2016