news for Europe 2020

Skopje seeks cooperation with other European cities to become greener

Skopje becomes first non-EU city to sign our Green Digital Charter, which promotes the use of ICT for energy efficiency.

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publication date : 21-10-2015

Rennes Metropole signs Green Digital Charter

Already a signatory of the Covenant of Mayors, member of our knowledge society forum and in the process of designing a smart city local agenda, Rennes Metropole decided it was time to sign our Green Digital Charter.

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publication date : 02-10-2015

  •  economy
  •  environment

European Parliament recognises role of local authorities in green employment

A new resolution adopted by the European Parliament shows strong recognition of the role of local authorities in capitalising on the growth potential of the green economy.

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publication date : 04-09-2015

  •  environment

Green jobs for social inclusion

Our new collection of good practices highlights how cities are promoting employment and social inclusion in the green sector for vulnerable groups, such as young people and the long term unemployed.

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publication date : 15-06-2015

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Valencia signs our Green Digital Charter

Maria Àngels Ramón-Llin, Valencia’s councillor for the environment and sustainable development, signed our Green Digital Charter (GDC) on behalf of her city on 24 April.

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publication date : 05-05-2015

  •  mobility

Bremen and Ostersund win sustainable urban mobility awards

EUROCITIES member Bremen was revealed as the winner of the 2014 Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan Award at a ceremony in Brussels on 23 March.

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publication date : 25-03-2015

Mayors against child poverty

Mayors of major Belgian cities have signed up to a declaration on tackling child poverty, and hope to extend the scope to cities around Europe.

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publication date : 06-03-2015

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Working with urban-friendly MEPs

Our politicians met MEPs from the European Parliament’s Urban Intergroup, and presented our position on an EU urban agenda at the REGI committee.

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publication date : 26-02-2015

  •  mobility

European awards recognise excellence in sustainable urban mobility

Six finalists have been selected for two European awards promoting sustainable urban mobility, including five EUROCITIES members.

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publication date : 25-02-2015

  •  environment

EU Sustainable Energy Week & awards

The next EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) takes place on 15-19 June in Brussels and across Europe. Update: awards deadline extended to 16 March.

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publication date : 23-02-2015