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  •  economy
  •  environment

How to … build a resilient, sustainable and circular economy for future generations

Check out the findings from our first workshop in the 'healthy, thriving and inclusive cities' series!

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publication date : 14-10-2020

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Registration Open: joint Working Group meeting Air Quality & Sustainable Mobility Planning

The next meeting for Air Quality of the working group will take place on 13 October 2020, online, in a joint meeting with the Working group Sustainable Mobility Planning of the EMF.

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publication date : 02-10-2020

  •  economy
  •  environment

Open for registration: Healthy Thriving Inclusive Cities workshop 1

The objective of this workshop is to develop a set of concrete themed activities that Eurocities members could take forward to work on in 2021 based around our strategic framework.

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publication date : 29-09-2020

  •  environment

Quiet areas in cities: what criteria to use and potential co-benefits

The COVID-19 crisis has reignited debate around human health and wellbeing. Join us as we delve into the challenge of designating quiet areas in cities. What criteria should we use to designate such areas and how can we capitalise on the benefits of integrating quiet areas into planning for other areas, such as parks?

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publication date : 25-09-2020

  •  environment

WG Waste Online Meeting

On Wednesday 14 October from 10:30 to 15:00 our next WG Waste online meeting will take place, In this meeting we will discuss several topics such as: waste management and circular economy, separating collection of municipal waste, glass collection and treatment, plastics and the Green City Accord.

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publication date : 25-09-2020

  •  environment

Urban Greening Plans: what should these achieve? who should be involved? and how?

The health of nature and the health of humans is inextricably linked; the COVID pandemic is just the latest in a string of events that has highlighted this. The European Green Deal aims to protect, conserve and enhance the EU's natural capital, and protect the health and well-being of citizens from environment-related risks and impacts. The cornerstone to achieving this will be the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 which calls on cities to develop Urban Greening Plans (UGP). But what...

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publication date : 24-09-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Eurocities has moved

Eurocities has a new website.

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publication date : 01-09-2020

  •  environment
  •  mobility

EGCN webinar series: sustainable urban development

The European Green Capital Network has a new series of webinars to join up all cities and relevant stakeholders with EGCN experts to discuss sustainable urban development and the findings of their related toolkits of policy recommendations and strategies.

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publication date : 24-08-2020

  •  environment

European Green Capital Award open for applications

The prestigious title of European Green Capital is awarded every year to a European city of 100,000+ inhabitants for its commitment to environmental, social and economic sustainability. The European Green Leaf Award 2022 is also underway, for smaller cities with 20,000 to 99,999 inhabitants.

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publication date : 24-07-2020

  •  environment

Circular economy offers a path to sustainable recovery

The post COVID-19 recovery plan should be huge, as its effects on people and economy have, in many cases been devastating. To guarantee resilience over the long term, it must also fully support the green transition.

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publication date : 16-07-2020