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Jobs and Skills Public Feedback

On 25 July 2018 the Partnership Jobs and Skills in the Local Economy of the European initiative Urban Agenda for the EU launched the online Public Feedback.

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publication date : 26-07-2018

  •  economy

The EC Communication: “Protection of intra-EU investment”.

On 19 July the European Commission published the Communication “Protection of intra-EU investment”.

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publication date : 24-07-2018

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The EU is calling Airbnb to align with EU consumer rules

On 16 July the European Commission and EU consumer authorities told Airbnb to make transparent their presentation of prices and to bring its terms and conditions into line with European rules.

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publication date : 23-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

The Innovation Radar

In April 2018, during the Digital Day 2018 in Brussels, the European Commission launched the Innovation Radar. Through that initiatives the EC aims to provide an easier access to EU-funded innovations and the innovators behind them.

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publication date : 23-07-2018

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2018 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation and showcase their innovative practices

The Guangzhou Award, established by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), World Association of the Major Metropolises (METROPOLIS) and City of Guangzhou, is open to all the cities and local authorities

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publication date : 19-07-2018

  •  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

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publication date : 09-07-2018

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European Innovation Scoreboard 2018

On 22 June, the European Commission published the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) 2018, the 2018 edition of the annual document that shows a comparative assessment of innovation performance and research in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours.

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publication date : 02-07-2018

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  •  economy
  •  environment

Ghent named EU fair and ethical trade capital

The city of Ghent has won the first-ever fair and ethical trade award which celebrates cities' achievements and impact in the areas of social and environmental sustainability in international trade.

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publication date : 28-06-2018

  •  economy

The art of the trade deal includes cities

Ruptures in large-scale trade negotiations, and differences in trade outlook with the current US administration, risk weakening the delivery of public services to EU citizens. A spate of bilateral trade agreements, including with Japan, have followed. However, these only address delivery of essential services and citizens’ concerns on an ad hoc basis.

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publication date : 27-06-2018