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New EU Covenant on Demographic Change

Anne Berit Rafoss from the city of Oslo, chair of our working group on urban ageing, addressed the closing panel of a conference held on 8-9 December on age-friendly environments.

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publication date : 05-01-2016

Anna Lisa Boni focuses on refugees with EU ministers

Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general, represented us at an informal meeting of EU ministers for urban policy in Luxembourg on 27 November.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  environment

Conference on separate waste collection

EUROCITIES, together with Municipal Waste Europe and the European Commission, will host a conference on separate waste collection in Brussels on 29 January.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  mobility

European Conference on Mobility Management 2016 - call for presentations

The next European Conference on Mobility Management (ECOMM) takes place in Athens on 1-3 June, focusing on 'smart mobility solutions for cities and people'.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  environment

Ghent becomes first signatory of New Covenant of Mayors

EUROCITIES vice president Ghent became the first signatory of the new Covenant of Mayors on Climate and Energy ahead of COP 21, and is due to be followed by Manchester by the end of the year.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  knowledge society

Gothenburg signs our Green Digital Charter

In a ceremony held on 5 November during EUROCITIES 2015 Copenhagen/Malmo, Anneli Hulthén, mayor and chairman of the Gothenburg City Executive, signed our Green Digital Charter (GDC) on behalf of her city.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  mobility

OPTICITIES tutorial session - the latest on urban ITS

The next OPTICITIES tutorial session takes place in Lyon on 10 March 2016, and will showcase some of the latest developments in urban intelligent transport systems (ITS).

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  knowledge society

Smart cities: our latest activities

EUROCITIES has been represented at a number of events on smart cities in the past month.

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publication date : 17-12-2015

  •  environment

COP 21: EUROCITIES signs the Paris Pledge for Action

EUROCITIES has signed up to the Paris Pledge for Action (L’Appel de Paris), a call to support the Paris Agreement on global warming, agreed during COP 21.

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publication date : 16-12-2015

EUROCITIES working group education explores intercultural mediators in Ghent

The EUROCITIES education met in Ghent on 18-21 November to discuss the issue of parental involvement to prevent early school leaving.

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publication date : 16-12-2015