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La Depeche du Midi: 'Bouchons : ces bonnes idées venues d'ailleurs'

La Depeche reports on the exchange of knowledge and good practices taking place between cities at EUROCITIES Mobility Forum in Toulouse.

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publication date : 17-10-2017

  •  cooperation

Anna Lisa Boni: The importance of cities as partners in successful governance

EUROCITIES secretary general, Anna Lisa Boni, discusses the growing importance of cities as agenda setters and their role in multilevel governance.

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publication date : 10-10-2017

EU Observer: A social Europe needs better housing

Ahead of the European Social Summit and the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, which are both set to focus on the European Pillar of Social Rights, Peter Florianschütz and Tanja Wehsely from the city of Vienna give their perspectives on why a social Europe needs better housing.

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publication date : 26-09-2017

  •  environment

Cities Today: How cities are transitioning to a circular economy

Abdeluheb Choho, Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam and Chair of EUROCITIES Environment Forum, explains why cities are key players in the transition to a circular economy.

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publication date : 25-09-2017

EUROCITIES president State of the Union response

In response to European Commission president, Jean-Claude Jnucker's State of the Union, EUROCITIES president Daniel Termont and mayor of Ghent, said:

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publication date : 13-09-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities Today: Food for thought - how cities shape more than what is on your plate

In this piece, Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan and member of EUROCITIES Executive Committee, discusses the growing understanding among local authorities about the importance of food policy.

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publication date : 27-07-2017

  •  cooperation

EU Observer: Cohesion policy for a stronger Europe

Daniël Termont argues that cohesion policy is a positive expression of European solidarity and should remain the foremost public investment tool. However, this should be done in concert with changes that ensure the local level has a say in decision-making, including directing investment.

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publication date : 26-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Social Europe: Cities are ready to do more

What are the key issues for the future of Europe? What impact can cities have? What do cities need to better reflect citizens needs? EUROCITIES mayors and politicians today discussed one of the key issues in this debate: How do we manage work and social inclusion in our cities?

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publication date : 23-06-2017

  •  environment

Local government leaders urge MEPs to engage cities for successful EU energy transition

22 June 2017, Brussels, Belgium – Today, municipal representatives of five city networks met with Members of the European Parliament to drive home the importance of local level involvement in EU energy and climate policy. Known as the Urban 5, these networks point to the local level’s power to provide jobs, its proximity to the people and its swift ability to deliver change as essential components for energy transition success.

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publication date : 22-06-2017

  •  environment

EurActiv: Cities are key players in the clean energy transition

Writing at the beginning of the EU Sustainable Energy Week Abdeluheb Choho, deputy mayor of Amsterdam and chair of the EUROCITIES Environment Forum says that cities are often leaders in climate action and ambition. National governments need to recognise this and empower them with the financial and technical means to complete their transition away from fossil fuels.

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publication date : 19-06-2017