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Smart cities - 28.09.2017MUNI WORLD 2018, the yearly event on challenges and opportunities facing smart cities, meet the leading experts in cyber-protection and discover the best ways to drive urban joint ventures between municipalities and start-ups.
This three-day event will take place from 13 to 15 February 2018, in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Urban development - 27.09.2017
UCLG is looking for experts or researchers in Europe to contribute to the report (entitled GOLD V). If you’re interested, please answer the call for tenders by 4 October, 11 am. For more info, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Local leaders - 22.09.2017be a councillor” campaign, inspiring citizens to stand for what they believe in and become local elected representatives.
International cooperation - 14.09.2017webinar on 28 September to discover how we can join forces to raise awareness on development cooperation. Please contact our colleague from PLATFORMA, Laia Vinyes Marcé, for more details.
Urban exchange - 13.09.2017pairings with a city facing similar challenges in sustainable urban development in other parts of the world.
Culture - 12.09.2017Apply by 31 October 2017.
Brexit - 01.08.2017
The UK’s Local Government Association (LGA) has published a report on the matter, ‘Beyond Brexit’, in which it provides in-depth analysis of the three potential funding scenarios for the future. The LGA would be interested in any views on the report by 5 September 2017.
Covenant of mayors - 31.07.2017twinning programme offers European local and regional governments the chance to join an eco-friendly adventure: twinning exchanges that aim to increase local governments’ capacity and knowledge to mitigate and adapt to climate change. Apply before 15 September 2017.
Culture - 24.07.2017Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor? A new tool that helps European cities assess their performance in terms of culture and creation, it also creates opportunities for exchanges and learning with other cities. This tool was launched by the European Commission.
Pierre Vander Auwera
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