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New Austrian presidency of the European Union announces policy priorities

The Austrian presidency of the council of the European Union, which started on 1 July 2018, has identified three main fields of action to help tackle the legitimacy crisis that the European Union is facing among citizens.

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publication date : 13-07-2018

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publication date : 09-07-2018

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2018 URBACT City Festival: new cities welcomed!

Europe’s cities are invited to come to Lisbon on 13-14 September 2018 for the 2018 edition of the URBACT City Festival. Registrations extended for new cities until 15 July.

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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A more citizens focussed, globally competitive future for Europe

EUROCITIES is working with citizens to build a stronger Europe, said Daniël Termont during an intervention at the Committee of the Regions plenary session on Wednesday 4 July.

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publication date : 04-07-2018

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European Innovation Scoreboard 2018

On 22 June, the European Commission published the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS) 2018, the 2018 edition of the annual document that shows a comparative assessment of innovation performance and research in EU countries, other European countries, and regional neighbours.

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publication date : 02-07-2018

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Ghent named EU fair and ethical trade capital

The city of Ghent has won the first-ever fair and ethical trade award which celebrates cities' achievements and impact in the areas of social and environmental sustainability in international trade.

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publication date : 28-06-2018

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The art of the trade deal includes cities

Ruptures in large-scale trade negotiations, and differences in trade outlook with the current US administration, risk weakening the delivery of public services to EU citizens. A spate of bilateral trade agreements, including with Japan, have followed. However, these only address delivery of essential services and citizens’ concerns on an ad hoc basis.

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publication date : 27-06-2018

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publication date : 14-06-2018

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Europe’s ‘City Finance Lab’ launches first call for ideas

The call – which runs until 20th July 2018 – seeks finance innovations that can scale up climate-relevant investment in Europe’s cities

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publication date : 13-06-2018

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The European Commission proposes the InvestEU Programme

On 6 June 2018 the Commission published the proposal to create the InvestEU Programme, for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027.

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publication date : 07-06-2018