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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

New Commission report on childcare recognises good practices from EUROCITIES

On 8 May, the European Commission released a report on the development of childcare facilities for young children with a view to increase female labour participation, strike a work-life balance for working parents and bring about sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe (the "Barcelona objectives").

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

Register now for EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK 2018

This year's campaign for sustainable mobility is taking multimodal transport as its theme and calling all cities organising activities between 16-22 September to register them online now.

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  mobility

SUMP Networking Breakfast: understanding cities’ needs and increasing take-up

Networking Breakfast and Knowledge Exchange: SUMP - Understanding Cities’ Needs and Increasing Take-up

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publication date : 08-06-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

The European Commission proposes the InvestEU Programme

On 6 June 2018 the Commission published the proposal to create the InvestEU Programme, for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027.

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publication date : 07-06-2018

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

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

  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

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

  •  environment

Have your say in the Global Covenant Reporting Framework

The GCoM has opened a public consultation period ending on June 15 2018, open to all Covenant cities and any other party to provide feedback on the recommended Common Reporting Framework.

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publication date : 05-06-2018

  •  mobility

Final report: Pilot project study on innovative ways of sustainably financing public transport

Report on possible sustainable financing of UPT-specific infrastructures in Europe

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publication date : 04-06-2018

  •  mobility

New Mobility Services EIP SCC Meeting

Registration as partner for the New Mobility Services initiative - Action Cluster Sustainable Urban Mobility and announcement of the next meeting.

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publication date : 04-06-2018