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One photo could make your city a sustainable mobility superstar

A picture is worth a thousand words. For its new photo competition, CIVITAS SUMPs-Up is looking for a photo that captures sustainable mobility in your town or city.

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publication date : 15-02-2019

  •  cooperation

Pawel Adamovicz, you will be missed

These past weeks I have been going through two kinds of emotions: deep sadness for the loss of a great human being and local leader, and deep worry for what is happening in Europe in terms of political violence.

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publication date : 15-02-2019

Utrecht signs a strong pledge to combat and prevent homelessness

Today, Utrecht became the 20th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Deputy Mayor for Social Affairs, Maarten van Ooijen, who is also our vice-chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, signed a strong commitment to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless. 

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publication date : 15-02-2019

  •  environment

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publication date : 14-02-2019

  •  environment

Genoa calls on cities to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 targets

Genoa calls on cities to join them at the next EUROCITIES Environment Forum to sign the Covenant of Mayors 2030 emission reduction target. Signatory cities pledge action to support implementation of the EU 40% greenhouse gas-reduction target by 2030 and the adoption of a joint approach to tackling mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

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  •  environment

Ghent citizens panel on social rights and the environment issues three recommendations

The city of Ghent invited citizens to discuss the future of Europe on two specific topics - social rights and the environment and climate - in an open debate on 12 February.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors - Leaflet Innovative financing schemes

The Covenant of Mayors Office just released a new leaflet on innovative schemes to finance your city's Sustainable Energy and Climate Action Plans (SECAP)!

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publication date : 13-02-2019

  •  economy

Lille Metropole pledges to provide active support to long-term unemployed

Lille Metropole is the 17th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The President of Lille Metropole, Damien Castelain, signed a pledge to provide active support to employment (principle 4), ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and promote secure and adaptable employment (principle 5).

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publication date : 13-02-2019

Malmo is the 18th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Malmo became the 18th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Mayor of Malmo Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh signed a strong commitment to ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and provide active support to employment (principle 4).

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publication date : 13-02-2019

Milan is the 19th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Milan became the 19th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Deputy Mayor for Social Policy, Health and Rights, Pierfrancesco Majorino, signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities for all people.

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publication date : 13-02-2019