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Call for participation: join COLLECTOR's Regional Working Group!

COLLECTORS is a new Horizon 2020 project starting in December 2017 and focusing on good practices for the collection and sorting of three waste categories: packaging and paper waste, WEEE, and construction and demolition waste.

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publication date: 05-01-2018

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EUROCITIES Environment forum meeting - Amsterdam: Towards circular cities: how to make it work

The next EUROCITIES Environment Forum meeting will take place in Amsterdam from 4 to 6 April 2018, on the theme of ‘Towards circular cities: how to make it work’.

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start date: 04-04-2018
end date: 06-04-2018

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Towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. EUROCITIES’ city leaders are committed to a Europe that demonstrates results, regains the confidence of citizens, while also showing global leadership on issues such as climate change, equal opportunities, quality of life and high standards of public services.

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publication date: 05-01-2018

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EURACTIV: Cities are partners towards a more positive future for Europe

The EU needs to listen more and engage more with its citizens. It can take inspiration from and use its cities for this purpose to find ways to create societies where people come first, argues Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent.

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publication date: 04-01-2018

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CoR MOOC 2018: Make the most of EU resources for your region and city

A new free massive open online course (MOOC) from the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will go online on 15 January 2018.

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start date: 22-12-2017
end date: 23-02-2018

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INTERREG Europe: 4th call to be launched in May 2018

The call should be launched in May and close by mid-June 2018.

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publication date: 20-12-2017

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Better quality of life is a reality for most Europeans, shows new survey

Europeans are increasingly satisfied with their lives, despite worries about polluted air, housing, prices and sustainability of pensions, a new Eurofound survey reveals. Released on 7 December, the European Quality of Life Survey noted positive trends in people’s outlooks and future of EU

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publication date: 19-12-2017

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Meet the world’s most inspiring CityChangers

From 28 February - 2 March Vienna is going to host the 2018 edition of the Urban Future Global Conference. And it will be bigger and better than ever. 3,000 CityChangers from hundreds of cities in 50+ countries will transform the city into the place to be for urban decision makers, doers and innovators.

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publication date: 18-12-2017

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New EU waste rules agreement meets many of EUROCITIES' lobby efforts

On 18 December, the Estonian Presidency and the European Parliament reached a provisional agreement on new EU waste rules, following months of discussions during which EUROCITIES pushed for key amendments.

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publication date: 18-12-2017

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The EU reaches a major deal for tougher car emissions tests after EUROCITIES Lobby efforts

On 7 December, the Council presidency and the Parliament reached a provisional deal on reform of type-approval and market surveillance system, which gives the EU more oversight on how national authorities issue motor vehicle conformity certificates that allow them to be driven in our cities’ streets.

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publication date: 11-12-2017