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What's hot at the EU Week of Regions and Cities?

We are busy at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities, from 7-10 October, making sure there are plenty of sessions that meet the needs and interests of our member cities. There is a lot to choose from, so here’s a quick run-down of the sessions to look out for.

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publication date : 27-09-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Hamburg citizens panel on sustainable consumption makes three recommendations

On 11 February, Hamburg citizens were invited to participate in a panel discussion and workshop about sustainable consumption and responsibility and develop proposals to put forward for discussion at European level.

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publication date : 07-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Nantes citizens panel makes three recommendations on health

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Nantes held a citizens' consultation on 28 February to ask if Europe should take better care of people's health and well being.

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publication date : 06-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Utrecht citizens panel issues three recommendations on healthy urban living

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Utrecht organised a citizens' consultation which enabled young people to share their views about how urban life could be made healthier and develop three recommendations for presentation to Europe's political leaders.

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publication date : 28-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Strasbourg citizens panel issues three recommendations on climate change

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Strasbourg organised a citizens' consultation which enabled people to share their views and make recommendations on adaptation to climate change.

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publication date : 26-02-2019

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES event at COP24: How cultural heritage can contribute to sustainability

A side event we're organising with partners at COP24 in Katowice on 6 December will explore how cities can work together to boost sustainable and inclusive business innovation in cultural heritage to raise ambitions in tackling climate change.

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publication date : 05-12-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES event at COP24: How cultural heritage can contribute to sustainability

A side event we're organising with partners at COP24 in Katowice on 6 December will explore how cities can work together to boost sustainable and inclusive business innovation in cultural heritage to raise ambitions in tackling climate change.

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publication date : 05-12-2018

  •  knowledge society

United 4 Smart Sustainable Cities launches new expert groups on blockchain and the impact of frontier technologies

​"A smart sustainable city is an innovative city that uses information and communication technologies (ICTs) and other means to improve quality of life, efficiency of urban operation and services, and competitiveness, while ensuring that it meets the needs of present and future generations with respect to economic, social, environmental as well as cultural aspects”.

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publication date : 28-06-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Europe on the Move: Safe, connected and clean mobility

On 17 May, the European Commission released its third and final set of legislative proposals for mobility. Transport is now the largest source of emissions in the EU, and accounts for 25,000 road fatalities per year and contributes to 400,000 premature deaths from air pollution.

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publication date : 17-05-2018

  •  environment

Cooperation for energy change – Breda visits Leeds with Covenant of Mayors

The Leeds council offices were buzzing with the sawing of wood and grinding of metal; as the city received representatives from Breda to share best practices on climate change, it was in the process of gutting its own building to combat energy waste.

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publication date : 02-05-2018