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Energy efficiency - 05.04.2017CITYnvest, of course. But there’s more: the Commission has produced 3 webinars (online seminars) on the issue, which you can watch for free.
EU-China twinning - 04.04.2017International Urban Cooperation (IUC) programme on sustainable urban development with Chinese cities. Applications are open until 10 April.
Union of Cyprus Municipalities - 03.04.2017Union of Cyprus Municipalities. We wish him all the best in his new position.
Smart cities - 31.03.2017Le Monde Smart Cities Awards : urban innovation, civic engagement, habitat, mobility, energy, cultural action… There’s bound to be something for your city.
EU Mobility Awards - 22.03.2017Malmö and Brussels! To Malmö, for winning the 2016 European Mobility Week Award, and to Brussels-Capital Region for winning the 5th Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning (SUMP) award.
It's not the first time these cities have shown their commitment to sustainability: they are also signatories of the Covenant of Mayors.
Regional cooperation - 15.03.2017Interreg Volunteer Youth? It is the new volunteer programme for young Europeans (18-30), promoting solidarity and cooperation between European regions.
Circular economy - 14.03.201770% of municipal waste should be recycled or prepared for re-use: this was approved in Parliament on 14 March.
Next step: the Council of the EU should take a position on the circular economy in the coming months.
CEMR staff - 13.03.2017team:
- Maria Giovanna Zamburlini, Project Officer - CITYnvest
- Tiago Stichelmans, Policy Officer - PLATFORMA
Regional statistics - 10.03.2017
Now, thanks to Eurostat’s “My region” app, you can find out in a few seconds, and even compare up to 3 regions using 20 different indicators.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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