news for environment

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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.

news

publication date : 04-08-2017

  •  environment

EUROCITIES response to the report on the implementation of the Environmental Noise Directive

The position paper stresses the role that cities are playing in reducing the number of people affected by environmental noise and proposes a target oriented approach as well as the strengthening of noise measures at source, and more inclusive and efficient legislation.

news

publication date : 01-08-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Save the date: Brokerage event Horizon 2020 Smart Cities & Communities call 2018

This brokerage event will offer an opportunity for city representatives to develop consortia and project ideas to respond to the Horizon 2020 Smart Cities and Communities 2018 call for proposals for lighthouse projects.

news

publication date : 28-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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.

news

publication date : 28-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

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.

news

publication date : 26-07-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

news

publication date : 25-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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.

news

publication date : 25-07-2017

  •  environment

Urban Water Agenda 2030: the deadline to reply to the consultation extended!

ICLEI and EUROCITIES, on behalf of the European Commission, are conducting an online consultation on the development of the Urban Water Agenda 2030.

news

publication date : 24-07-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

PROSPECT - Peer-powered cities and regions has been launched!

The PROSPECT project had its kick off meeting on 5-6 of July in Brussels. A three year project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT will develop a peer-to-peer learning programme, which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

news

publication date : 19-07-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

PROSPECT - Peer-powered cities and regions has been launched!

The PROSPECT project had its kick off meeting on 5-6 of July in Brussels. A three year project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT will develop a peer-to-peer learning programme, which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

news

publication date : 19-07-2017