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  •  knowledge society

Helsinki among the winners of the European Broadband Awards 2017

European Broadband Awards 2017 winners were announced at the Award Ceremony on 20 November. The Helsinki Optical Fibre Cooperative project was awarded by the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Crețu and Commissioner for Agriculture & Rural Development, Phil Hogan for the category ‘openness and competition’.

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publication date : 05-12-2017

  •  mobility

Public consultation on specifications for Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

European Commission published a public survey on C-ITS addressed to transport operators, vehicle manufacturers & suppliers, C-ITS system/service providers), telecom service providers, road & transport authorities, public administrations, European citizens

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publication date : 05-12-2017

  •  culture

A Culture for Cities and Regions feature film

Cities are drivers of innovative cultural policies that add value to urban and regional development. Increased cultural investments at regional and city levels should be supported through long term programmes at EU level.

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publication date : 04-12-2017

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

9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date : 01-12-2017

  •  culture

European Commission outlines vision for a European Education Area by 2025

On 14 November, the European Commission released a new proposal for strengthening European identity through education and culture. Its vision is to establish a European Education Area by 2025 in which learning, studying and doing research would not be challenged by borders. The proposal is to boost mobility and make cross-border cooperation easier, invest in people and their education, and strengthen the sense of European identity and awareness of cultural heritage.

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publication date : 01-12-2017

Cities join the dialogue at the European platform for Roma inclusion in Brussels

On 27-28 November, the 11th European platform for Roma inclusion took place in Brussels, gathering over 200 stakeholders from local, national and European level of policy-making and from Roma civil society. The event focused on the transition from education to employment.

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publication date : 30-11-2017

Capitals and European cities of Christmas 2018

The international jury for the 'Capital and European City of Christmas' contest, which gathered in Madrid at the IberoAmérica Europa Foundation headquarters, has unanimously declared the municipalities of Liege and Torrejon de Ardoz as European capitals of Christmas, and has declared the municipalities of Medina de Riseco and Valkenburg as European Christmas cities.

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publication date : 29-11-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
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  •  mobility

Cities Forum 2017: working together for a sustainable future post-2020

The third cities forum took place in Rotterdam from 27-28 November, aboard the SS Rotterdam. The forum is the European Commission’s biennial event for and with cities. It brings together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels to debate the progress of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

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publication date : 29-11-2017

  •  mobility

Call for application: Host city Mobility forum meeting Autumn 2018

The candidacies to host the next Mobility forum meeting Autumn 2018 are now open. It might be a strategic opportunity for your city to share and show how mobility is changing the shape of your city!

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publication date : 28-11-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

European Commission launches ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’

The ‘EU cities for fair and ethical trade award’ is an initiative of the Directorate General for Trade launched as a commitment of its ‘Trade for all’ communication published in 2015. The award is part of EU’s effort to raise awareness about how EU trade patterns can affect the environment and livelihoods of communities in other countries, and the role that cities play in this. Cities as the platform for increasing the information flow about sustainable and ethical trade is the at the...

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publication date : 28-11-2017