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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

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European Commission launches consultation on socially responsible public procurement

On 7 December, the European Commission launched a public consultation on updating the guide on socially responsible public procurement.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  mobility

New study on challenges in shared mobility and infrastructure

The Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament has recently published a study on 'Infrastructure funding challenges in the sharing economy'.

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publication date : 08-12-2017

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Joining forces in public procurement to power investment

Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz, mayor of Warsaw, spoke at the high-level conference on public procurement ‘Joining forces in public procurement to power investment’ on Thursday 7 December. This European Commission organised event aimed to establish a lasting partnership between different actors.

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publication date : 07-12-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES secretary general at Commission meeting on ‘big public buyers’

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general, today attended the launch event of a new partnership between the European Commission (initiated by DG GROW) and EUROCITIES to support large cities as public buyers.

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publication date : 06-12-2017

  •  cooperation
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  •  economy
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French newspaper Le Monde opens its Smart Cities Innovation Awards 'Les Prix de l’innovation' to European cities and beyond!

How will the cities of the future look like? How innovation can benefit cities’ inhabitants, while respecting citizens’ privacy and including the whole population? What new services will allow to progress in the energetic transition and the circular economy?

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publication date : 06-12-2017

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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

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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

  •  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

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URBIS - a dedicated advice tool for cities on sustainable investment

The European Commission and European Investment Bank have launched a new advisory service to help cities plan investments.

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publication date : 28-11-2017