select a topic

in the news

  •  environment

Cities Today: Cities urge European Council to step up climate action

"The latest IPCC report could not have been any clearer on the need for urgent climate action [and] cities all across Europe are taking the lead in fighting climate change. It is time that European and national leaders fully commit to and start working for a climate neutral Europe by 2050, together with our cities." says Anna König Jerlmyr, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Stockholm, one of 210 mayors to sign a letter sent to European leaders.

publication

publication date : 14-05-2019

  •  cooperation

CIDOB - Rethinking the ecosystem of international city networks.Challenges and opportunities

It has become widely accepted that the twenty-first century will be an urban century. In recent decades, cities’ ability and desire to cooperate with their neighbours and internationally, coupled with mass urbanisation across the globe, has reinforced the global power of cities. Following these trends, the number of city networks at European and global level has increased over time and they have become so numerous that cities have gotten to a point where they must make choices.

publication

publication date : 02-05-2019

  •  environment

Cities Today: European cities to slash carbon emissions by 40 percent

12 European cities agreed to cut their carbon emissions 40 percent by 2030, at the EUROCITIES Environment Forum in Genoa.

publication

publication date : 08-04-2019

Open Access Government: A social challenge for Europe

Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, EUROCITIES explains why the fight against poverty and social exclusion is a social challenge for Europe

publication

publication date : 28-03-2019

  •  environment

Politico: EU Confidential Goes Green

Anna König Jerlmy, EUROCITIES president and mayor of Stockholm, was invited to speak in the first of six special episodes of this popular podcast, which are set to focus on green issues.

publication

publication date : 28-03-2019

  •  cooperation

Cities Today: A city leaders’ agenda for Europe

Imagine if city leaders set the EU agenda...Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of EUROCITIES speaks to Cities Today with some food for thought on future EU policy.

publication

publication date : 22-03-2019

  •  cooperation

Euractiv: Europe depends on its cities

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES speaks to Euractiv ahead of our second mayors' summit and launch of EUROCITIES 'city leaders agenda for Europe'.

publication

publication date : 20-03-2019

  •  knowledge society

Forbes interview: Anna Lisa Boni

Forbes sat down with Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES, to hear her thoughts on a range of urban strategies.

publication

publication date : 07-02-2019

  •  mobility

The European Files: Towards safe, connected and clean mobility in our cities

Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general, EUROCITIES, shares some thoughts on the crucial role cities play in the transition towards cleaner and safer mobility.

publication

publication date : 28-01-2019

  •  knowledge society

Cities Today: European cities look to scale solutions through Sharing Cities project

Bernadett Köteles-Degrendele, Smart Cities Project Coordinator, EUROCITIES, discusses the benefits to people of cities working together to scale-up smart city solutions through lighthouse projects, such as Sharing Cities.

publication

publication date : 22-01-2019