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Citizens and cities centre stage as EUROCITIES amplifies its members’ voices at the Barcelona Smart City Expo

Citizens are the brain of the city. The more control the brain has over the body, the more efficient and powerful the organism. It is for this reason that the Barcelona Smart City Expo World Congress, as the focus which united its 600 stands, had citizen engagement and empowerment towards building smart cities.

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publication date : 20-12-2017

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publication date : 05-12-2017

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Helsinki among the winners of the European Broadband Awards 2017

European Broadband Awards 2017 winners were announced at the Award Ceremony on 20 November. The Helsinki Optical Fibre Cooperative project was awarded by the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu and Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan for the category ‘openness and competition’.

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publication date : 05-12-2017

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publication date : 23-11-2017

Milan demonstrating the advantages of mutual learning in Sharing Cities

ICF launched their new Policy into Action forum series on 16 November 2017, with their first event on ‘The power of mutual learning’, organised in association with EUROCITIES. Each forum aims to provide a platform to explore, discuss and learn more about how today’s policy challenges and issues can successfully be addressed through programmes, networks and other types of implementation initiative across Europe. Understandably, there is a lot of debate about EU policy-making, but less so...

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publication date : 21-11-2017

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Global standard for measuring city emissions announced

A new global standard for reporting cities’ greenhouse gas emissions inventories has been announced by the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy during the Climate Summit of Local and Regional Leaders at COP23, hosted by Bonn.

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publication date : 15-11-2017

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Sharing Cities become free-floating

Bike and car-sharing schemes are rapidly developing in European cities and they are now entering in a new phase: free-floating. In other words, shared vehicles don’t need to be picked up or left at a specific station, but the whole city area is eligible for parking. These innovations don’t come without challenges for our cities.

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publication date : 08-11-2017

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ETSI creates City Digital Profile group on smart cities

This new Industry Specification Group “City Digital Profile” (ISG CDP) will help accelerate the delivery of integrated citizen services and provide a technology road map for city leaders who will benefit from standardized solutions from their suppliers.

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publication date : 02-11-2017