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‘Co-creating a positive, common future’ - WG Creative Citizenship met in Madrid

The working group creative citizenship, chaired by Athens with Nantes as vice chair, was hosted on 5 and 6 October by the city council of Madrid It continued its exploration of successful practices aimed at connecting cities and its citizens, and at co-creating solutions to respond to local challenges.

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publication date : 11-10-2017

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES at Urban Futures Global Conference

EUROCITIES is partnering with the Urban Futures Global Conference, taking place 28 February – 2 March 2018 in Vienna.

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publication date : 09-10-2017

  •  economy

New initiative on public procurement by the european Commission

On 3 October, the European Commission presented an initiative to carry out procurement more efficiently and in a sustainable manner, while making full use of digital technologies to simplify and accelerate procedures.

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publication date : 09-10-2017

  •  mobility

Share your SUMP expertise on the Eltis City Database!

Many cities in Europe are already involved in EU activities to promote and apply the concept of a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP).

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publication date : 09-10-2017

  •  mobility

2017 CIVITAS Forum comes to an end!

The CIVITAS Forum 2017 took place from 27 to 29 September in Torres Vedras -Portugal- with the participation of more than 300 mobility practitioners.

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publication date : 05-10-2017

  •  mobility

C-the Difference workshop in Bordeaux. From C-ITS- technology to mobility solutions

On 21st November 2017, the European project C-the Difference is organising a workshop in Bordeaux as part of its City Twinning programme whose aim is to foster knowledge sharing and C-ITS pilot best practices exchange to boost the replicability of C-ITS services with other European cities.

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publication date : 05-10-2017

Robots, visualisation and a human-centered approach to migration

Members of the EUROCITIES working group on migration and integration were impressed by the Helsinki Skills Center and its service models, run by the Helsinki education department.

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publication date : 05-10-2017

CITIES GROW: The study visit of Nicosia to Helsinki

How can a city unlock the potential of its migrants, boosting their economic participation as employees and entrepreneurs?

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publication date : 04-10-2017

Twente strives to connect social innovation with economic attractiveness

On 25-26 September, the WG Smart Social Inclusion met in Netwerkstad Twente, a group of cities comprising Enschede, Hengelo, Almelo, Borne and Oldenzaal, located in the eastern part of the Netherlands at the border with Germany.

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publication date : 04-10-2017