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Agile cities: how are cities adapting to the fourth industrial revolution?

In September 2018, the Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization of the World Economic Forum has released a report on the adaptation of urban landscapes and administrations to the fourth industrial revolution.

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publication date : 17-10-2018

Making social rights a reality: the commitment of cities to deliver on European Pillar for Social Rights

Despite the European Union’s economic growth, EU is facing raising social challenges. Beside the income inequalities, new forms of inequalities are emerging as a result of technological change and ageing society. The European Pillar for Social Rights (EPSR), which was the result of the call for action made by the European Parliament, aims at better fulfilling and implementing the social rights of Europeans. EUROCITIES is launching the online campaign ‘Inclusive cities for all: Social...

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publication date : 02-10-2018

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Integrated Planning, Policy and Regulations’ in joint session with ‘Business Models

Within the context of the European Week of Regions and Cities, the European Innovation Partnership on Smart Cities and Communities (EIP-SCC) Action Clusters of "Integrated Planning, Policy and Regulations" and "Business Models, Finance and Procurement" will be holding a joint session on October 10, 2018 to discuss cross-cutting themes related to the design, planning, implementation and management of Smart and Sustainable City solutions. Please find the final agenda below.

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publication date : 25-09-2018

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Eurostat regional book 2018 is out! Check out the main findings

Every year Eurostat publishes its regional book, providing valuable data and statistics on a wide range of fields, from demography to digital transition, passing through health, business and living conditions.

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publication date : 21-09-2018

Register NOW for the WG Smart Social Inclusion meeting - 24 October, Stuttgart

We are pleased to invite you to join our next meeting of the Working Group Smart Social Inclusion on 24 October in Stuttgart. The meeting will be preceded by the Social Affairs Forum that will include workshops and site visits relevant on smart social inclusion.

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publication date : 21-09-2018

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Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027 is now out.

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publication date : 13-09-2018

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Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027

The EUROCITIES Policy brief on the InvestEU Programme proposal for 2021-2027 is now out.

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publication date : 13-09-2018

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Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.

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publication date : 07-09-2018

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Join URBAN-EU-CHINA Evidence Base on sustainable development

URBAN-EU-CHINA recently launched its new Evidence Base, a central source of informatino for organisations and individuals interested in past, ongoing and future EU-China collaboration.

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publication date : 24-08-2018

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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