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  •  environment

Speeding up the green transition of the EU’s economy

By 2050, two thirds of the global population will live in cities. Under the current ‘take-make-waste’ economy, cities consume over 75% of natural resources, produce over 50% of global waste, and emit between 60-80% of greenhouse gas emissions (GHG).

publication

publication date : 16-07-2020

  •  economy

City actions and policy response to social and economic impacts of COVID-19

Cities are on the frontline of managing the COVID-19 crisis. They are dealing with the immediate consequences of the crisis. Many cities have adapted their services in quick, effective, and innovative ways to respond to the emergency. As we are now moving past the emergency stage of this crisis, many cities are pro-actively setting out measures to mitigate the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis on people, jobs, businesses, the local economy and equality and inclusion in...

publication

publication date : 15-07-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES principles on citizen engagement

We are today, more than ever, living in times of change. We are having to face new and unexpected challenges. ‘Politics as usual’ in our representative democracy is no longer delivering what people expect, leading to an increasing distance between political institutions and citizens.

publication

publication date : 09-07-2020

  •  knowledge society

The fifth generation of telecommunications system (5G) deployment in cities

EUROCITIES shares statement on 5G deployment in cities with key recommendations for the EU

publication

publication date : 08-07-2020

  •  environment

EU 2030: Paving the way to climate neutrality

The COVID-19 pandemic has shown that drastic change in response to a crisis is possible. In a matter of weeks both response and recovery plans have been put in place by different levels of government across Europe that have major impacts on the way we live our lives, on the economy, society and the environment more generally.

publication

publication date : 24-06-2020

  •  culture
  •  environment

A new guide 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.

publication

publication date : 14-05-2020

  •  environment

EUROCITIES reaction to the European Climate Pact

EUROCITIES policy statement on the European Climate Pact is out.

publication

publication date : 14-05-2020

publication

publication date : 05-05-2020

Policy brief on children

This EUROCITIES policy brief presents EU policy updates from January to March 2020 on children and family policy.

publication

publication date : 24-04-2020

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

People-centred Artificial Intelligence (AI) in cities

EUROCITIES has developed a response to the European Commission's (EC) digital strategy package, launched on 18 February 2020, which included the white paper on AI and the European data strategy.

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publication date : 14-04-2020