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  •  culture

Reshaping cities and regions through smart investment in culture

Cities are drivers of innovative cultural policies that add value to urban and regional development. Increased cultural investments at regional and city levels should be supported through long term programmes at EU level.

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publication date : 23-10-2017

  •  environment

Cities Today: How cities are transitioning to a circular economy

Abdeluheb Choho, Deputy Mayor of Amsterdam and Chair of EUROCITIES Environment Forum, explains why cities are key players in the transition to a circular economy.

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publication date : 25-09-2017

EUROCITIES president State of the Union response

In response to European Commission president, Jean-Claude Jnucker's State of the Union, EUROCITIES president Daniel Termont and mayor of Ghent, said:

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publication date : 13-09-2017

  •  culture

City metric: What’s trending? On the cultural challenges facing cities

What are the current challenges and future facing cities? How do cultural and creative industries contribute to economic development? How can this contribute to social cohesion?

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publication date : 12-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES mayors summit on the future of Europe

The rise of Euroscepticism and populism has created a growing sense of anxiety among many Europeans. The mayors of major cities in Europe met today with EU and national leaders to set out the urgent need for changing the way politics is done.

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publication date : 07-03-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Open letter from European mayors 'Rethinking Europe'

Mayors of major European cities have called on European and national leaders to work with cities to rebuild the European project. In challenging times like these, the local level can play a vital role in reconnecting Europe with its citizens.

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publication date : 16-02-2017