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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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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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ChangeNOW Summit in Paris – apply today and be part of the European Covenant of Mayors Delegation!: 28=29 September 2018, Paris

The ChangeNOW summit, taking place from 28 to 29 September in Paris, is the international rendez-vous for Positive Impact, bringing together hundreds of innovators, investors, media, corporates and mission-driven participants, to help scale solutions that can change the world.

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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Have your say on the action plan of the Climate Adaption Urban Agenda partnership

The online Public Feedback on the Climate Adaptation Partnership’s Action plan is open until 17 August 2018.

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publication date : 06-07-2018

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EUROCITIES statement on the ambient air quality directives fitness check

Poor air quality leads to more than 400,000 premature deaths per year in Europe - the urgency to act for clearer air is clear. Cities and urban areas, where 75% of EU’s population live, are where the effects of poor air are felt the most.

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publication date : 04-07-2018

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Be part of the Mayors delegation to the ChangeNOW International Summit for Change

Local politicians of the Covenant of Mayors Community are invited to join the Mayors’ delegation to the ChangeNOW International Summit for Change taking place in Paris on 28 September 2018.

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publication date : 03-07-2018

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Apply now for the new call of the European Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy twinning programme

The call for a new edition of the twinning programme, which connects two cities facing similar climate change challenges, is now open and cities, regions and provinces have until 14 September to apply.

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publication date : 28-06-2018

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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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Lisbon wins European Green Capital 2020 Award

Two EUROCITIES members, Lisbon (Portugal) and Ghent (Belgium), along with Lahti (Finland), were finalists at the European Green Capital 2020 Awards at a ceremony hosted by this year’s Green Capital, Nijmegen (Netherlands).

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publication date : 28-06-2018

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Food Waste: cities to the rescue! What have we learned in just a webinar?

Where does food waste come from and what can cities do to prevent it? From a successful collaboration between FoodWIN, EUROCITIES and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, an inspiring webinar on how to develop a food waste strategy in your city.

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publication date : 20-06-2018