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CITYnvest - 10.04.2017CITYnvest's April newsletter.
Climate Chance - 06.04.2017Climate Chance World Summit are currently looking for contributions from non-state actors in the form of presentations, papers or public policy actions in order to put together the workshop programme.
Do you have any innovative ideas? If yes, please answer the call for contributions before 15 April.
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.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
Skype : pierre_vda
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