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Economic development - 19.04.2017Mayors for Economic Growth (M4EG) initiative is to strengthen local governments’ capacity to implement smart local economic development. Cities joining the initiative make and implement sustainable economic development plans with EU support. The “champions” will receive grant support to implement pilot projects.
Apply until 31 May 2017.
UCLG - 11.04.2017UCLG), is hosting its second Culture Summit from 10 to 13 May 2017 in Jeju, Korea. The Jeju Culture Summit, “Commitments and Actions for Culture in Sustainable Cities”, is the place to be for towns, regions and all other stakeholders committed to culture at the local level.
The summit will focus on three key themes: Implementing culture 21 actions, A global culture 2030 goal, and Cultural rights and local alliances for culture. It will be an opportunity to discuss all aspects of cultural policies, programmes and projects in cities.
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.
Pierre Vander Auwera
Adviser – Communication
Tel. : + 32 2 500 05 41
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