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  •  environment

21st European Forum on Eco-innovation - 5-6 February 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria

The 21st European Forum on Eco-innovation will take place in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 5-6 February 2018, on the theme of air quality.

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publication date : 14-12-2017

Cities open the door for reading to children

Gothenburg, Turku, Milan, Brussels and Bristol partner up in an EU project to exchange knowledge on how to promote reading to children. The EU project is called "Open the door for reading". It is funded through the Erasmus+ programme and is coordinated by Gothenburg. Over the next two years, the project will include workshops, seminars and visits in all five cities.

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publication date : 14-12-2017

  •  mobility

Apply for the first European Startup Prize for Mobility

Co-founded by the MEP Karima Delli and officially endorsed by the European Parliament and the European Commission, the first edition of the European Startup Prize for Mobility is open for application until 8 January!

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publication date : 13-12-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities are partners towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe.

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publication date : 13-12-2017

  •  mobility

Metropolises on the move – challenges and strategies for a lasting shift to cycling

The Hanse Region Office in Brussels hosted a conference on the future role of cycling in urban mobility on 5th December 2017.

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publication date : 13-12-2017

  •  mobility

Free-floating bike-sharing systems putting pressure on European cities

New forms of mobility are emerging around the concept of the sharing economy. Bike-sharing systems are entering a phase of ‘dock-less’ or ‘free-floating’. Shared bikes don’t need to be picked up or left at a specific station, but the (almost) whole city area is eligible for parking.

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publication date : 12-12-2017

  •  economy

EER – European Entrepreneurial Region award 2019

The Committee of the Regions has launched the call for the 2019 edition of the European Entrepreneurial Region – EER award.

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publication date : 11-12-2017

  •  environment

The EU reaches a major deal for tougher car emissions tests after EUROCITIES Lobby efforts

On 7 December, the Council presidency and the Parliament reached a provisional deal on reform of type-approval and market surveillance system, which gives the EU more oversight on how national authorities issue motor vehicle conformity certificates that allow them to be driven in our cities’ streets.

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publication date : 11-12-2017

The missing entrepreneurs - Policies for Inclusive Entrepreneurship

The OECD and the European Commission have prepared a publication on policies for inclusive entrepreneurship and its benefit for society.

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publication date : 11-12-2017

Become an expert for the Urban Innovative Actions Initiative

Grab your chance to work with this new initiative of the European Commission. The UIA is looking to recruit motivated professionals as experts to support the implementation of projects for the second Call for Proposals as well as specialists to undertake the Strategic Assessment of the proposals submitted under Call 3.

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publication date : 08-12-2017