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KSF Policy update: review of the Public Sector Information directive

Public sector information is a large source of information in the EU and a critical asset for the development of new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.

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publication date : 15-06-2018

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Espoo awarded 2018 Intelligent Community of the Year

"Espoo's holistic philosophy of humanizing every aspect of its technology and teaching innovation as a way of life was extremely impressive. Espoo's citizen engagement rates are extremly high, which democracies needs, and its economic output speaks for itself.", said ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla

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publication date : 08-06-2018

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Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens: call for citizens to have their say

This campaign, launched last month, wants people to help change the way politics is done in Europe by coming up with ideas for a better future and completing this sentence: 'My Europe in 2030 will be .....'

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publication date : 06-06-2018

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Espoo among the top seven in the international Intelligent Community Awards

Espoo is the only European city among the seven finalists of the international Intelligent Community Awards 2018. The winner will be announced at the ICF Global Summit in London on 4–6 June. The 2017 winner was Melbourne. The previous European winner was Eindhoven in 2011.

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publication date : 05-06-2018

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25 Years of Working with Cities on ICT

The internet has such a grip on everyday life that it is hard to imagine, or recall, a world without it. As recently as 2001, many established businesses were still wondering if it was worthwhile having a presence online.

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publication date : 01-06-2018

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Commission tables proposals for cohesion policy beyond 2020

The European Commission published yesterday its proposal for the regulation on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund, along with the common provisions regulation (CPR) covering seven funds operated under shared management.

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publication date : 30-05-2018

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Commission event to support large cities developing innovative and strategic procurement

EUROCITIES helped Commission DG Grow to organise an event for 'Big public buyers', which will take place on 6-7 June in Brussels. This initiative aims to support public buyers to scale up innovation, organise joint statement of demands, learning together on innovation procurement, joint cross border procurement, and strategic procurement, in particular to contribute to the Commission's update of the guide 'Buying social'.

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publication date : 29-05-2018

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One month left to be the next European Capital of Smart Tourism

Cities have just one month left to apply for a range of honours in smart tourism.

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publication date : 28-05-2018

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Cities4Europe - video interviews

On 7 May the Cities4Europe campaign was officially launched. Here you will find video interviews from the launch event.

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publication date : 25-05-2018

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publication date : 24-05-2018