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City reps meet Commission inter-cabinet group on urban issues

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Eindhoven’s deputy mayor for innovation and chair of our knowledge society forum, headed up a small delegation of cities at a meeting with the European Commission’s inter-cabinet group on urban issues.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

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New urban governance models to tackle traffic congestion

On 25 January, the CREATE project organised a reception dedicated to the theme of ’Strong urban governance for liveable cities‘.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

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Openness policy in Gdansk

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

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Mayor of Athens finishes in top three for World Mayor Prize

Georgios Kaminis, mayor of EUROCITIES member Athens, has been announced as second runner-up and winner of the World Mayor Commendation for services to refugees by the organisers of the 2016 World Mayor Project.

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publication date : 14-02-2017

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A politicial board of cities to steer the EU Covenant of Mayors

The Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy entered a new phase in its history with the launch of the European Covenant of Mayors Board, reaffirming the initiative as a unique political movement steered by mayors.

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publication date : 13-02-2017

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Not another Brussels summit? No – let’s rethink Europe together

It’s time to rethink the way politics is done in Europe. #cities4Europe

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publication date : 13-02-2017

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From Greece to the Netherlands: Cities learning from each other on climate adaptation

In January 2017, the 11 European cities selected to take part in the 2016 Mayors Adapt twinning programme (now formally part of the new Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy), attended one of the four visits organised across Europe to learn about urban climate change adaptation.

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publication date : 10-02-2017

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Europe's cities key to empowering 'energy citizens'

Anna Lisa Boni writes in EurActiv on why cities are key to empowering citizens in the energy transition.

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publication date : 24-01-2017

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Long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for regions and cities

Together with the European Parliament's intergroups on urban issues and long-term investment and reindustrialisation, EUROCITIES, CEMR and POLIS are hosting an event on 8 March on 'long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities'.

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publication date : 23-01-2017

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Cities urge MEPs to act now to avoid another emissions scandal

Deputy mayors from London and Paris spoke at our event on 10 January, ahead of the European Parliament committee vote on the Type Approval Framework Regulation.

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publication date : 11-01-2017