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Better regulation - cities contributing to effective EU policy making

Our response to the Commission's better regulation package

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publication date : 09-10-2015

Better regulation - cities contributing to effective EU policy making

Our response to the Commission's better regulation package

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publication date : 09-10-2015

City responses on preventing radicalisation and violent extremism: social inclusion as a tool?

Our report is based on response from 28 cities around Europe and looks at approaches and strategies for addressing radicalisation and violent extremism.

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publication date : 26-10-2016

  •  culture

EUROCITIES contribution UNCTAD creative economy report 2016

EUROCITIES was asked by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) to contribute to its forthcoming report on the creative economy. Our article mixes policy trends identifies with culture forum members and practical initiatives identifies through our Culture for Cities and Regions project.

publication

publication date : 05-08-2016

  •  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.

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publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  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.

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publication date : 08-02-2016

  •  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...

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publication date : 16-02-2016

  •  environment

publication

publication date : 11-03-2016

  •  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.

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publication date : 30-05-2016

  •  environment

EUROCITIES statement on products and markets in the circular economy

We welcome the Commission’s intention to improve the circular economy package, in particular through more resource-efficient product policies and better conditions for secondary raw material markets, but also through more support for implementing waste legislation. Following our statement on the review of waste targets and legislation, this statement contains our proposals on products and markets in the circular economy

publication

publication date : 22-10-2015