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  •  economy

European city seminar - New skills for an inclusive labour market

This seminar in Netwerkstad Twente* will focus on the challenges related to the transitions in the economy and what Europe can do to help create employment opportunities.

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start date: 25-09-2017
end date: 26-09-2017

  •  economy
  •  environment

PROSPECT - Peer-powered cities and regions has been launched!

The PROSPECT project had its kick off meeting on 5-6 of July in Brussels. A three year project bringing together 10 partners from across Europe, PROSPECT will develop a peer-to-peer learning programme, which will allow more than 180 local authorities, collaborating with their local energy agencies, to discuss and learn from each other on how to better finance the development of energy and climate project for buildings, mobility and lighting and more!

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publication date: 19-07-2017

  •  economy

A new call for eafip Assistance is now open!

The European Assistance for Innovation procurement (EAFIP) is supporting 12 public procurers from across the EU to develop their innovation procurement (a PCP or PPI) by providing assistance (including legal assistance) in the start-up and implementation of the innovation procurement. The new call for applications is open until 15th September 2017.

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publication date: 17-07-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Going global through culture: Check the findings from our study visit in Barcelona and Terrassa!

A group of 30 specialists attended a study visit hosted by Barcelona and Terrassa in June.

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publication date: 14-07-2017

  •  culture
  •  economy

Report EUROCITIES Study visit Barcelona and Terrassa June 2017

Barcelona and Terrassa hosted in June a study visit on 'Local events with global impacts:Cities strengthening their international creative position through world-class cultural events and facilities', as well as an international seminar on city identity and reputation for economic, social and cultural development

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publication date: 14-07-2017

  •  economy

Ensuring investments in social housing for all

In response to a parliamentary question from MEP Agnes Jongerius (S&D, NL) regarding the revision of state aid rules for services of general economic interest (‘SGEI’), Commissioner Margrethe Vestager affirmed that state aid can only be granted if social housing responds to "a public need: the provision of accommodation to disadvantaged citizens or socially less advantaged groups who due to solvency constraints are unable to obtain housing at market conditions".

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publication date: 11-07-2017

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

Shaping the future of research and innovation funding programme 'FP9'

EUROCITIES participated in two events looking at providing recommendations on the future funding programme for research and innovation, provisionally called 'FP9'.

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publication date: 10-07-2017

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

EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date: 28-06-2017

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

A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

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publication date: 26-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Joint statement on energy efficiency financing

Strengthening the role of the local level to accelerate the clean energy transition

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publication date: 22-06-2017