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EU budget and recovery – Reclaiming the future for cities after COVID-19

Cities were hit hardest by the corona pandemic - Dario Nardella, mayor of Florence and vice-president of Eurocities, declares a state of social and economic emergency for his city and many others across Europe. In an article published on Euractiv, he argues that cities are key for a sustainable recovery in Europe.

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publication date : 27-05-2020

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Let's renovate Europe: EUROCITIES joins ambitious campaign

EUROCITIES along with a growing list of over 120 organisations has joined the Renovate Europe Campaign, calling for the EU Recovery Plan to include a Renovation Fund for All Europeans.

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publication date : 20-05-2020

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Open letter to global financial leaders

An alliance of global city voices, of which EUROCITIES is a part, has shared an open letter claiming that the post-COVID 19 recovery cannot lead to a return to ‘normal’.

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publication date : 20-05-2020

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The path to paradise begins in hell

This famous line of Dante Alighieri made me think of the current crisis and how we are all moving from a hell-like emergency phase to the recovery of our economies and societies.

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publication date : 19-05-2020

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A European Climate Pact to bring together local and national actors

The European Climate Pact, part of the European Commission’s flagship Green Deal, should build upon existing EU and local initiatives, contends a new paper by the cities’ network, EUROCITIES.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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Leave a trace, not a footprint! Addressing environmental impacts of cultural events in cities

A new guide developed by EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle as part of the ROCK EU-funded project.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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Ursula Von der Leyen reveals green and digital plans for EU recovery

In a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday 13 May, the president of the European Commission, shared the plans for EU’s next long term budget and the main features of the recovery plan for Europe with a focus on green, digital and support to those hardest hits by the crisis.

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publication date : 14-05-2020

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REGISTER for city dialogue on public health and urban preparedness with the WHO on May 29

The dialogue will engage cities in direct exchange with WHO Europe on public health measures in the context of urban preparedness and local response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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publication date : 12-05-2020

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Big Buyers Initiative: how a European collaboration is boosting procurement of innovative solutions and moving the market to achieve climate neutrality

Join us on Monday 25 of May, starting from 14.00 (CEST) to learn from the experience of three cities in using procurement strategically to achieve their climate ambition and how their innovative work is now being boosted by a European collaboration.

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publication date : 08-05-2020

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Build the next Urban Innovative Action funding programme!

DG REGIO and the UIA secretariat are looking for inputs on how to share the next funding programme for the period 2021-2027

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publication date : 06-05-2020