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City Metric: If Juncker wants a stronger, more united Europe, he should listen to its cities

People are calling on the EU to change, and cities are a good example of how to do that!

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publication date: 14-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  environment

Ghent wins Milan Pact Award 2018

The Milan Pact Awards, part of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, highlights best practices and helps foster the exchange of ideas and solutions for food related issues among cities.

news

publication date: 10-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.

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publication date: 07-09-2018

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news

publication date: 06-09-2018

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  •  economy

EUROCITIES gets cohesion policy messages through to EU decision makers

How can cohesion policy help bring Europe closer to citizens? What changes are needed in the future regulations to make it work better for cities? This was in the focus of the event EUROCITIES organised jointly with CEMR and the European Parliament’s Urban intergroup on Tuesday 4 September, attracting over a hundred participants.

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publication date: 06-09-2018

  •  economy

Concession for the construction and operation of bus shelters in Warsaw

The project comprises the construction (replacement) of 1580 bus shelters in Warsaw by a concessionaire (private company), which finances the investment from its own funds and maintenance of these shelters during the contract period.

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publication date: 29-08-2018

case study

publication date: 29-08-2018

  •  economy

Vienna: PPP in educational campuses (public schools, kindergartens)

Rules regarding debt brake, debt ceiling, spending freeze and debt ratio adjustment complicate increasingly a conventional implementation of large infrastructure projects. Therefore, the provisions of the Austrian Stability Pact 2012 (ÖStP 2012) have a decisive influence on the Viennese decision to realize e.g. bigger schools in the form of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP).

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publication date: 29-08-2018

case study

publication date: 29-08-2018

  •  economy

Warsaw: multigenerational co-housing

Inter-generational tenement house carried out on Stalowa 29 is the first housing project in Warsaw addressed to both younger people and older residents of Warsaw. The main objectives of the project are: • multigenerational integration, • strengthening social cohesion, • sustainable development of the city • support for seniors in their place of residence.

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publication date: 29-08-2018

case study

publication date: 29-08-2018

  •  economy

WG Entrepreneurship & SMEs - 17 October 2018, Grenoble

Working Group Entrepreneurship & SMEs will meet on Wednesday 17 October in Grenoble (France), during the Autumn Economic Development Forum. We are happy to invite members to join the meeting.

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start date: 17-10-2018
end date: 17-10-2018

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WG Innovation - 17 October 2018, Grenoble

Working Group Innovation will meet on Wednesday 17 October in Grenoble (France), during the Autumn Economic Development Forum. We are happy to invite members to join the meeting.

event

start date: 17-10-2018
end date: 17-10-2018