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9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date : 01-12-2017

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European Commission launches ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’

The ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’ is an initiative of the Directorate General for Trade launched as a commitment of its ‘Trade for all’ communication published in 2015. The award is part of EU’s effort to raise awareness about how EU trade patterns can affect the environment and livelihoods of communities in other countries, and the role that cities play in this. Cities as the platform for increasing the information flow about sustainable and ethical trade is the at the...

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publication date : 28-11-2017

A feast of food policy resources and best practices online

What if cities could easily access each other’s food best practices on a searchable database, drawing on a wealth of global knowledge to improve the resilience and sustainability of their own food policies?

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publication date : 09-11-2017

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MUFPP annual general meeting – shaking the hands that feed

“The Milan Pact, two years after its launch, is proving to be an extraordinary means to promote collaboration among cities on food policies and sustainability.” These were the words of Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan, at the 2017 gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact in Valencia, and the 400 mayors, experts and city delegates surrounding him were a testament to the truth of his statement.

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publication date : 08-11-2017

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Food issues dropped on city’s plates

Gone are the days when food production was not an urban concern. Cities are looking beyond their limits, developing food strategies to reduce waste and carbon emissions, and to save money on food.

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publication date : 04-09-2017

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Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

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Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

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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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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date : 28-06-2017

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Cities' role in food systems innovation

The European Commission is organising, in cooperation with EUROCITIES, an event on 'Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs', which is to take place in Brussels on 31 May alongside Green Week.

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publication date : 27-04-2017