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Estonian Presidency brings a focus on inclusive and sustainable Europe

Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.

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publication date : 14-08-2017

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Eurobarometer shows optimism in the EU is on the rise

The latest Eurobarometer published on 2 August shows that Europeans are more positive about the future of the EU and their trust in the EU is on the rise.

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publication date : 04-08-2017

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Save the date: EIP-SCC general Assembly - 12 October 2017

The purpose of the General Assembly is to pave the way to an EU Investment Plan, joining public and private investors' efforts to deploy SCC-related solutions throughout EU cities and to stimulate EU utilities, manufacturers and implementors.

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publication date : 28-07-2017

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European Green Capital Awards - 2020 competition now open for entries

Cities can become prestigious winners and role models in the European Commission’s European Green Capital Award 2020 for larger cities, and the European Green Leaf Awards 2019 for smaller cities. Both competitions are now open for entries.

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publication date : 26-07-2017

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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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One year on: Is the urban agenda a golden opportunity?

The Urban Agenda for the EU represents the first time cities have been offered a seat at the table of EU decision making. Yet, its emphasis on informal structures centred on collaboration, deliberately leaves open the question of what precisely this involvement should be.

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publication date : 14-07-2017

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Give your feedback now to the draft action plans of urban partnerships

According to the Pact of Amsterdam, the urban partnerships set under the Urban Agenda for the EU are required to develop action plans to address common challenges such as urban poverty or inclusion of migrants and refugees.

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publication date : 11-07-2017

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Shaping the future of research and innovation funding programme 'FP9'

EUROCITIES participated in two events looking at providing recommendations on the future funding programme for research and innovation, provisionally called 'FP9'.

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publication date : 10-07-2017

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Athens Citizens’ debate: discussion about Europe

On Monday 19 June, the city of Athens organised a citizens’ debate about Europe and what it means to its citizens. The event took the form of a direct dialogue between representatives of Athens civil society, the mayor of the city, Giorgos Kaminis, city elected representatives, and the president of the Committee of the Regions, Marku Markkula.

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publication date : 07-07-2017

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Circular economy taskforce second meeting in Brussels

On 20 June the EUROCITIES Circular Economy task force meeting took place in Brussels, with 16 cities participating.

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publication date : 05-07-2017