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  •  environment

EUROCITIES letter to Dutch EU presidency on National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive

EUROCITIES writes to Sharon Dijksma, Dutch minister for the environment and presidenct of the Environment Council, to draw caution to the Council of Ministers' general approach ahead of the fourth trilogue on the National Emissions Ceilings (NEC) Directive on 8 June.

publication

publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on an urban agenda for the EU

The Pact of Amsterdam establishing an urban agenda for the EU is a good starting point. It provides a new framework for working on urban issues with cities in the EU. The urban agenda recognises the role of cities in tackling some of Europe's most pressing socioeconomic challenges, while respecting the principle of subsidiarity.

publication

publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and future trade agreements

Since July 2013, the European Union and the US have been negotiating a free trade and investment treaty, the 'Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership' (TTIP). TTIP negotiators have already ended the 13th round of their discussions in April 2016 and will have their next round the week of 11 July. TTIP will directly affect cities as the agreement will have an impact on regulations related to public services, public procurement, state aid, social, labour, environmental standards,...

publication

publication date : 25-05-2016

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Infographic: EUROCITIES - networking ever smarter cities across Europe

With a track record of working on smarter cities and empowering smart citizens since 2010, EUROCITIES truly connects all aspects of smart cities. Connecting over 130 of Europe's cities, and across all areas of urban policy, we enable cities to connect, share, learn, influence and act together. Working at strategic level, with our mayors and leaders, we connect city realities and priorities to developments, opportunities and policy at EU level. Working at technical level, with over 2,000...

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publication date : 13-05-2016

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Letter from Commissionner Cañete to European mayors

Miguel Arias Cañete, European commissioner for climate action and energy, invites mayors of European cities to sign up to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

publication

publication date : 04-05-2016

  •  environment
  •  mobility

Letter from Commissionner Cañete to European mayors

Miguel Arias Cañete, European commissioner for climate action and energy, invites mayors of European cities to sign up to the Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy.

publication

publication date : 04-05-2016

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 11-03-2016

  •  knowledge society

publication

publication date : 10-03-2016

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES position on standards

Cities recognise the importance of common, open standards and interoperability solutions for the completion of the EU digital single market and are ready to play a more active role in standards development and application. Cities challenges and citizens' needs must be taken into consideration when developing new standards. This should be applied in all priority domains for standardisation, especially those that directly affect the delivery of services as well as innovative and integrated...

publication

publication date : 16-02-2016

  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES position on broadband

The roll out of high speed future-proof broadband networks is a prerequisite for the completion of the digital single market and a step forward towards a smart, sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe. Ahead of the review of the Telecom regulatory framework, EUROCITIES calls for more investment in future-proof broadband networks while ensuring access on open and pre-competitive terms to create free competition.

publication

publication date : 08-02-2016