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The EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meeting: registration is open!

The EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meetings will take place on 20 June at Hotel Metropole, Brussels, and will provide European officials, civic leaders, city representatives, investors, industry, entrepreneurs, and Action Cluster leaders with the opportunity to explore progress, make plans, and exchange views with their peers to give added-value to their national and local actions; and also identify gaps that need to be fulfilled at European level to develop new solutions in the Smart City...

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publication date : 23-05-2017

  •  economy

Working Group Employment meets in Stockholm

20 city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES city members attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

“Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

The European Commission has published a call for proposals with the aim of helping Member States to prepare the implementation of the Recommendation “Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

  •  economy

Cities in action: Glasgow adopts cooperative model

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life.

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publication date : 28-04-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES statement on sharing economy

Following on from our Annual Conference in Milan 2016, we published our statement on the sharing economy in March.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

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URBAN-EU-CHINA project goes live

Two recent events - one in Putian on 19 March and the other in Brussels on 28-29 March - marked the official launch of the new Horizon 2020 URBAN-EU-CHINA project.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  knowledge society

Building a European data economy

Back in January, the European Commission presented its data economy strategy.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

  •  economy

EP intergroup grants EUROCITIES partner status

EUROCITIES has been granted partner status by the European Parliament’s long-term investment and reindustrialisation intergroup, which focuses on the financing of long-term sustainable investment in the real economy within the EU.

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publication date : 16-03-2017

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How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

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publication date : 10-03-2017

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New business models in the sharing economy

At EUROCITIES 2016 Milan, participants had the chance to debate ways to support new business models in the sharing economy during a political roundtable session.

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publication date : 08-12-2016