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Gender equality - 24.05.2018case study published by the European Parliament on this issue.
Air quality - 17.05.2018urban air quality database is currently being updated. If you are an official air quality data provider at local or regional level, you can use this template to submit data
Sustainability - 15.05.2018Roger Léron Award aims to acknowledge the determination of an individual and their impressive contributions to sustainable energy at local and regional level in Europe. You can nominate the person of your choice until 31 May.
Smart cities - 14.05.2018programme for more details.
Sustainability - 04.05.2018Register to host an activity during the European Sustainable Development Week, taking place from 30 May until 5 June.
Mobility - 02.05.2018article.
Future of Europe - 27.04.201870th anniversary of the famous Congress of the Hague, which lay the foundations for European integration. They want to “recreate the spirit of 1948” 70 years later: on 24-25 May 2018. Our Vice-President, Roulers councillor Luc Martens will be representing us there as a thought leader. This future-oriented event is a great opportunity to exchange with citizen movements, businesses and local governments from across Europe.
Climate transition - 25.04.2018Assessment of local climate plans from 885 cities in EU28, in the Journal of Cleaner Production. This study praises the Covenant of Mayors for mobilising European local governments to plan and take action in the field of climate mitigation and adaptation.
EWRC 2018 - 23.04.2018vote until 27 April. To be clear: the rating results will not be binding but only indicative. They will help the organisers to better design the event.
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