Environment forum chair addresses Green Growth Summit
The chair of our environment forum, Abdeluheb Choho, deputy mayor of Amsterdam,
spoke about the cities ambitions and actions in his contribution to the Green
Long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for regions and cities
Together with the European Parliament's intergroups on urban issues and
long-term investment and reindustrialisation, EUROCITIES, CEMR and POLIS hosted
an event on 8 March on 'long-term investments: barriers and opportunities for
regional and local authorities'.
WG food discusses innovation in urban food production
Our working group on food, bringing together city officials and researchers
from across Europe, met in Birmingham on 8-10 February to discuss innovation in
urban food production and distribution.
2018 to be European Year of Cultural Heritage
In early February, the European Council and the European Parliament reached a
provisional decision to officially designate 2018 the first European Year of
Coaching visit to Aquileia in Friuli-Venezia Giulia region
As part of the coaching activities of the EUROCITIES-led Culture for Cities and
Regions initiative, a group of five culture coaches, including peers from
Lincoln and Lisbon, visited Trieste and Aquileia in mid-February.
KSF on co-creating smart cities
The next knowledge society forum meeting, to be held in Lyon on 4-6 April, will
focus on co-creating smart cities.
Building a European data economy
Back in January, the European Commission presented its data economy strategy.
Peer learning visits on e-mobility and building retrofit
The Sharing Cities project is organising a series of peer learning visits to
help EUROCITIES members explore the latest developments in the fields of
e-mobility and building retrofit.
Maltese EU presidency conference on urban mobility
On 27-28 April, an urban mobility conference will be co-organised by the
Maltese EU Presidency, EUROCITIES, POLIS, UITP, and UNIFE.
15th CIVITAS FORUM conference
The annual CIVITAS FORUM conference will be held on 27-29 September in Torres
Working group smart social inclusion: Milan’s social entrepreneurship strategy
On 23-24 February, Milan hosted a study visit for members of EUROCITIES working
group smart social inclusion.