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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date : 28-06-2017

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Joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy transition

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Save the date: upcoming Horizon 2020 Info days in October and November

The first dates for the info days focusing on the upcoming Horizon 2020 calls have been published

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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Cities’ cultural heritage ROCKs! New project kicks off in Bologna

Around 140 representatives from 32 cities and organisations met in Bologna on 14-16 June to launch ROCK (Regeneration and Optimisation of Cultural heritage in creative and Knowledge cities). Led by the city of Bologna, ROCK is an H2020-funded project that aims to develop an innovative, collaborative and circular approach to the regeneration and adaptive reuse of historic city centres.

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publication date : 21-06-2017

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EUROCITIES Call for expert for ROCK training webinar on mentoring methodology

Led by the city of Bologna, the ROCK project involves EUROCITIES, 10 large European cities and various partners (universities, private companies). ROCK focuses on historic centres as laboratories to demonstrate how cultural heritage can be a unique and powerful engine of regeneration, sustainable development and economic growth for the entire city.

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publication date : 21-06-2017

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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

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CitiZen: Driving the EU urban challenge

EUROCITIES was invited by MEP Piernicola Pedicini to present the CIVITAS initiative at an event organised in the European Parliament providing participants with a wide range of information and presentations on financing programmes -by European Commission- and on best practice examples from urban initiatives such as the Covenant of Mayors, CIVITAS or the Urban Innovation Action.

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publication date : 06-06-2017

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Using public procurement to achieve social, green and innovation objectives

André Sobczak, chair of our WG public services and public procurement, vice-president of Nantes Metropole, spoke today at the European Commission and OECD conference on strategic public procurement (SPP) in Paris. He debated on political ownership of SPP with Julien Bargeton, Deputy Mayor of Paris, Lars Jakob Hiim, Norway State Secretary for the Minister of Trade and Industry and Jesús Vazquez Almuiña, Minister of Health for the Galicia Region (Spain).

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publication date : 02-06-2017