Lighthouse projects agree cooperation manifesto
On Thursday 23 March, 9 smart cities Lighthouse Projects pledged closer
cooperation in their efforts towards low carbon and resource efficient urban
URBAN-EU-CHINA project goes live
Two recent events - one in Putian on 19 March and the other in Brussels on
28-29 March - marked the official launch of the new Horizon 2020 URBAN-EU-CHINA
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.
Culture for Cities and Regions coaching visit to Angers
In March, Culture for Cities and Regions, the European Commission initiative
managed by EUROCITIES, organised a coaching visit to Angers,
GDC/GuiDanCe and CITYkeys showcased at CeBIT 2017
CeBIT 2017, the world’s largest digital trade fair, held on 20-24 March in
Hannover, was entirely dedicated to the digitalisation of the economy.
Knowledge society forum spring meeting in Lyon
On 4-6 April, members of the knowledge society forum gathered in Lyon for three
days of inspiring meetings, workshops, presentations, and discussions.
Sustainable urban mobility plans attract cities' interest
An impressive number of 441 urban mobility experts from 321 cities have
responded to the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up survey.
Cities and the future of EU Integration Funding
EUROCITIES was involved in a series of events on 28, 29 and 30 March 2017,
which focused on the use of EU funds to foster the reception and integration of
third country nationals, asylum seekers and refugees.
EUROCITIES attends workshop on inclusive entrepreneurship
On 9-10 March, EUROCITIES and some of our members attended a workshop organised
by the OECD's Programme on Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) and
the European Commission with the aim of providing feedback on a new inclusive
entrepreneurship policy guidance tool.