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The path to paradise begins in hell

This famous line of Dante Alighieri made me think of the current crisis and how we are all moving from a hell-like emergency phase to the recovery of our economies and societies.

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publication date : 19-05-2020

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Key messages from EUROCITIES-OECD webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on employment

EUROCITIES has brought together European Commission (EC), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to present the key challenges of the COVID19 on the labour market and employment in a webinar organised on 12 May. Done in partnership with OECD, the online event gathered more than 190 city practitioners.

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publication date : 18-05-2020

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A European Climate Pact to bring together local and national actors

The European Climate Pact, part of the European Commission’s flagship Green Deal, should build upon existing EU and local initiatives, contends a new paper by the cities’ network, EUROCITIES.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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Leave a trace, not a footprint! Addressing environmental impacts of cultural events in cities

A new guide developed by EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle as part of the ROCK EU-funded project.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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Ursula Von der Leyen reveals green and digital plans for EU recovery

In a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 May, the president of the European Commission, shared the plans for EU’s next long term budget and the main features of the recovery plan for Europe with a focus on green, digital and support to those hardest hits by the crisis.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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Linking food and climate policies, what can cities do to change our food systems?

Takeaways from the Covenant of Mayors' webinar organised on April 27th on how to link food and climate policies in cities.

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publication date : 12-05-2020

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REGISTER for city dialogue on public health and urban preparedness with the WHO on May 29

The dialogue will engage cities in direct exchange with WHO Europe on public health measures in the context of urban preparedness and local response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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publication date : 12-05-2020

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Nardella: A reinforced cohesion policy needed for coronavirus recovery plans

“In a time of lockdown, regional and local representatives have come to the fore,” commented Commissioner Elisa Ferreira in an online gathering of Cohesion Alliance politicians this Europe Day (9 May).

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publication date : 11-05-2020

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Webinar: Cities approaches to EV charging infrastructure deployment

Join us on Wednesday 27 of May, starting from 11.00 (CEST) for our webinar on ‘Cities approaches to EV charging infrastructure deployment’.

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publication date : 11-05-2020

A special Europe Day - European cities sing together in solidarity

“Our Europe stands for togetherness and solidarity across borders, also and especially in times of global crisis” – that’s the message of European city leaders for Europe Day on 9 May 2020.

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publication date : 08-05-2020