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Participate in a survey about digitalisation efforts for the urban renewal

The Dutch government collects contributions on the EU initiatives working on digitalisation.

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publication date : 15-06-2017

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publication date : 14-06-2017

  •  environment

Let your voice be heard: take part in the public consultation on the Urban Water Agenda 2030!

The Urban Water Agenda 2030 (UWA2030) will be a new component in the European Union’s ambitious water policy, which aims to achieve a good status for all water bodies, and make member states better prepared for extreme weather events, as reflected in the Water Framework Directive (adopted in 2000) and the Floods Directive (adopted in 2007). The UWA2030 aims to enable local governments to accelerate the implementation of local policies and practices for sustainable urban water management.

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publication date : 14-06-2017

  •  economy

European wages have not recovered from the crisis

Close to a decade after the start of the crisis, wage growth is far from matching pre-crisis rates.

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publication date : 13-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date : 12-06-2017

  •  knowledge society

Local communities to benefit from WiFi4EU Initiative

On 29 May 2017, a political agreement has been reached over the WiFi4EU initiative, which promises high-quality internet access and free Wi-Fi hotspots for 6 000-8 000 European local communities.

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publication date : 09-06-2017

Social enterprises flourishing in Brno

On 1 and 2 June, the working group Smart Social Inclusion met in Brno. The event included a visit to the impact hub of the city, to social enterprises and discussions on how cities can harness the potential of social entrepreneurship for the benefits of their citizens.

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publication date : 09-06-2017

  •  environment

Survey for a better implementation of EU environment legislation

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) is promoting a survey on improving multi-level environmental governance for better implementation of EU environment legislation.

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publication date : 09-06-2017

  •  cooperation

WG Creative Citizenship meet in Brussels

The Working Group Creative Citizenship, chaired by Athens with Nantes as vice chair, met on 29 and 30 May in Brussels and continued its work exploring methods and tools for how city authorities can work with citizens to co-create solutions responding to local challenges.

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publication date : 09-06-2017

  •  mobility

CREATE Assembly of Partners and training

The CREATE EU project Annual Assembly in London last month kicked off the last year of the CREATE project. Participants discussed the first results of the work packages, and assessed the final project guidelines, along with the dissemination and exploitation strategies.

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publication date : 08-06-2017