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  •  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.

news

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.

news

publication date : 16-12-2015

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – Stockholm Royal Seaport

Stockholm’s ‘Royal Seaport’ development in converting former industrial brownfield land into a ‘climate positive’ living, working and social space by 2030.

news

publication date : 11-12-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – using EU funds for energy saving investments in Sofia

Despite a reduced municipal budget, Sofia is making efforts to reduce local energy consumption with the help of EU funds.

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publication date : 11-12-2015

  •  environment
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – Oslo, electric vehicle capital of the world

With 60% of emissions in Oslo coming from the transport sector, encouraging the uptake of electric vehicles is a major part of its CO2 reduction strategy.

news

publication date : 10-12-2015

  •  culture
  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – L’Ile de Nantes

Nantes is transforming a former industrial area into a sustainable living, working and leisure environment.

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publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES president speaks at COP 21

Johanna Rolland, mayor of Nantes and EUROCITIES president, spoke at several events during COP 21 in Paris.

news

publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  mobility

Join the European Cycling Challenge 2016

European cities are invited to compete in the fifth European Cycling Challenge in May 2016.

news

publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  mobility

OPTICITIES tutorial session on innovative transport solutions

The OPTICITIES project will host a tutorial session in Lyon on 10 March 2016 to introduce some of the latest ITS solutions being developed as part of the project.

news

publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21 – climate action for jobs & social inclusion

Climate action in cities can be an opportunity for quality jobs, social inclusion and a better quality of life.

news

publication date : 07-12-2015