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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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CITYkeys project reaches successful conclusion

The CITYkeys project came to an end in January. This two-year project successfully developed a performance measurement framework for the common and transparent monitoring and comparability of smart city solutions across European 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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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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'Cities in transition' conference & GDC awards winners

Find out more about our knowledge society forum's winter conference and the Green Digital Charter award winners.

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publication date : 26-01-2017

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Amsterdam region, Rijeka and Valencia finalists for the 2016 GDC Award ‘Promoting open and interoperable solutions’

The third GDC award will recognise the project that has adopted and implemented open data and/or interfaces; has deployed and/or promoted interoperable solutions; and has tried to promote urban platforms or the better use/re-use of infrastructures, services, tools, etc.

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publication date : 19-01-2017

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Green Digital Charter 2016 Awards: Bristol, Lisbon and Zagreb shortlisted in ‘Creation of European added value’ category

The winning project will be in line with the relevant EU policies and/or targets; has involved in its implementation a number of cities across Europe; and has been replicated (or has the potential to be replicated) in a number of European cities, preferably in different countries.

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publication date : 19-01-2017

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Reykjavik, Utrecht and Zaragoza are the finalists for the GDC Award for ‘Citizen participation & impact on society’

Since there cannot be a smart city without smart citizens, the award winner in the first category will be a project that has successfully involved citizens and/or other civil society stakeholders; has adopted a bottom-up approach; and is expected to tackle, or has already tackled, local societal challenges. Of the 14 projects nominated in this category, three stand a good chance of winning the award: • Reykjavik’s Better Reykjavik and My Neighbourhood e-participation projects • ...

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publication date : 19-01-2017

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Investing in Europe: building coalition of smart cities and regions towards a third industrial revolution

The Committee of the Regions is hosting an event on smart cities on 7 February 2017.

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publication date : 18-01-2017