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  •  culture


Our culture forum works to promote the increased recognition of culture as a vital aspect of public policies, and to foster access to and participation in culture for all.

  •  economy


Our economic development forum provides a platform for policy development in relation to innovation and economic development policies, at local, national and EU level

  •  environment


Our environment forum supports cities in their efforts to bring about a better environment and work towards achieving sustainable development by sharing knowledge and expertise

  •  knowledge society

knowledge society

Our knowledge society forum supports cities to ensure that all citizens can have access to ICTs and participate in the information and knowledge society and helps public administrations to make the most of...

  •  mobility


Our mobility forum promotes sustainable urban mobility, and aims to raise awareness of the contributions being made and challenges met at local level

social affairs

Our social affairs forum works to strengthen the involvement of local authorities in the development and implementation of national and EU social policies, as well as promoting the exchange of knowledge...

  •  cooperation


Close cooperation between cities, regions, national governments and the EU institutions is essential in order to address the most important challenges facing Europe in the 21st century