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[ Event ] Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:55
This event will try and address these questions and will include presentations on key issues, followed by a debate featuring EU institutions, city politicians and financial experts on the current Eurostat rules and their impact on regional and local public investments in several sectors such as transport, energy efficiency and waste management. The Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 15:01
The URBACT programme has launched 5 December 2016 a Good Practice call for the ‘URBACT Good Practice City’ label which will be open until 31 March 2017.  Eligible beneficiaries for the call are all “cities” and “eligible beneficiaries” from EU 28 Member States, Norway and Switzerland. The call is open to all themes. On 30 January 2017 from 3.00 PM to 6.30 PM, the presentation event of the... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:37
Rapid urbanisation is transforming our cities and communities Cities are the powerhouses of the world’s economy. With more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, business is taking full advantage of the opportunities this creates. But there are also challenges: How do businesses optimise their operations for each city? How does government shape cities & services to make... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:30
Out of control housing costs for both ownership and rental aren’t just a Greater Vancouver phenomenon. Many B.C. and Canadian communities are experiencing a worsening, wickedly complex housing crisis that has been decades in the making. Shelter insecurity has seeped into the middle and even upper-middle class, and across all age and cultural demographics. The wealth and social gap between renters... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 13:03
IGC Myanmar is hosting a workshop on 23 February to present the policy brief “Urban Myanmar” and to outline an agenda for urban research and policy issues in the country. The event, co-sponsored by the Myanmar Development Institute (MDI, a new government- affiliated think tank), will bring together researchers from IGC and local government stakeholders. The sessions will involve presentations of... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:39
We would like you to join us for our "Smarter Tourism: Shaping Glasgow’s Data Plan" fringe event as part of DataFest; Scotland's first week-long international data conference taking place 20 - 24 March 2017. Following on from the £24m Technology Strategy Board-funded Future City Glasgow programme, tourism partners, Glasgow Life, Scottish Enterprise and VisitScotland are looking to develop a Data... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:25
Urban mobility is going through a rapid transformation in European cities. Citizens want demand-driven mobility for freight and passengers, accessibility, and affordability. New urban mobility services and systems and cleaner, more efficient vehicles making cities a better place to live in. Innovation offers new ways to achieve our environmental, climate and transport targets and create... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017 - 12:02
FECHA: 13/02/2016 HORA: 15.00 - 18.00 LUGAR: Barcelona Biomedical Research Park (PRBB) - Sala Xipre (Aiguader. 88) Barcelona Sustainable urban settlements should be healthy and socially equitable environments. The objective of this workshop is to give an update on the opportunities and challenges that naturalizing initiatives provide to sustainable urban settlements. The workshop will be a two... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 11:40
The Basque Declaration outlines new pathways for European Cities and Towns to create productive, sustainable and resilient cities for a liveable and inclusive Europe. The document aims to support and accelerate socio-cultural, socio-economic and technological transformation. The Basque Declaration was acclaimed by the participants of the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns... Read more
[ Event ] Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 14:34
With the bulk of Scotland’s power now coming from renewable energy and a new Scottish Climate Change Bill in the offing, Scotland continues to lead the way in building a low-carbon economy. Scottish Renewables’ first ever Low-Carbon Cities Conference explores the many opportunities for Scotland’s cities to embrace the transition to a sustainable, clean, green economy; reducing energy costs and... Read more

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