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10 principles for good data

You make a card payment, you use an app or a social media account, you drive, or simply walk through the city – and you leave behind your data. Companies and public authorities then pick up this data, but how should they use it responsibly?

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publication date: 28-03-2019

  •  knowledge society

Global campaign to advance digital rights targets 100 cities in 100 days

The internet and other digital technologies can drive sustained and inclusive economic growth, social and cultural development, and environmental protection and promote sustainable accelerated achievement of SDG 11 - making cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable.

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publication date: 28-03-2019

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Our members scoop up mobility awards

The latest EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK award has recognised the enormous efforts of our members in leading the way on sustainable mobility!

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publication date: 22-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

A wake up call for those who care about Europe

It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.

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publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

PED Cities Workshop and a site visit on 3 and 4 April in Vienna

The Programme on Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods (PED) has the ambition to develop pathways towards implementation of 100 Positive Energy Districts in urban neighbourhoods across Europe by 2025. This is seen as an important contribution to current policies on achieving the goals of reducing Europe’s carbon footprint, managing the energy transition and to cities ambitions towards sustainable urban development. Solid understanding and consideration of cities’ experiences and...

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start date: 03-04-2019
end date: 04-04-2019

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Big data for evidence-based public policy

Big data for evidence-based public policy: how four waterfront cities are using large datasets to learn how to better run urban administrations.

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start date: 02-04-2019
end date: 02-04-2019

  •  culture
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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publication date: 05-03-2019

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Smart wood - new SCIS podcast

There is a fascinating smart city material that automatically adjusts to changes in temperature and humidity, provides great insulation and can be sourced sustainably and locally.

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publication date: 04-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Turin citizens panel makes three recommendations on technology

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Turin's citizens' consultation discussed the role of technology in the socio-economic and cultural development of Europe.

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publication date: 04-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

Europe's digital agenda for the future: Amsterdam makes three recommendations

In its citizens' consultation, Amsterdam chose to ask citizens questions about privacy and digital security, the value of their data, digitalisation and accessibility.

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publication date: 01-03-2019