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Urbact Good Practice Call 2017

All European cities face the same kinds of problems: poverty, social exclusion, environmental concerns… The list is long.

To help you meet your city’s challenges, URBACT is launching a new call to establish a pool of good practices in sustainable integrated urban development. This Good Practice Call will enable your city to showcase solutions that can be understood, adapted and reused by cities all over Europe and beyond.

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2017-02-06 Students Smart Cities of Girona in Hasselt

Hasselt invites students of “Smart Cities” of the University of Girona

After a succesful experience in other cities of Eurotowns such as Sabadell, and Schiedam, the city of Hasselt also decided to invite students of the master of smart cities from the university of Girona to Hasselt. This collaboration contributes to the objective of Hasselt to present itself as a smart city. The goal of this project is to work out innovative and technological solutions which the city services can use in the future to lead the city in an even smarter way.
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European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 – Proceedings

The report on the European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 is available now!
The European Commission published the proceedings of the Open Days 2014 on the following website:
European Week of Regions and Cities 2016 – Proceedings
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Halmstad

Halmstad has a population of about 98,000 and is located in one of Sweden’s most expansive regions.Varberg is situated on the west coast of Sweden in the county of Halland connecting Oslo and Gothenburg with Malmö and Copenhagen.

The city of Halmstad is more than 700 years old and is rich in history. Until 1658 the city was part of Denmark. Halmstad has a mixture of old and new buildings, and the Nissan river divides the city into an eastern and a western part.
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Solingen

Solingen is home to about 160.000 inhabitants. The city is located in the federate state of North Rhine- Westphalia (NRW) in the western part of Germany, about 35 km northeast of Cologne and about 30 km southeast of Düsseldorf, the capital of NRW. The airports Cologne/Bonn and Düsseldorf are just a 30 minute drive away. Continue reading…

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Detmold

Location and population

Detmold is located in the area of East Westphalia-Lippe in the north of the state North Rhine- Westphalia. With a population of 73.000 Detmold is the largest city in the county Lippe. Situated next to the Teutoburger Wald/ Eggegebirge you can also find the famous Hermanns Denkmal. The city region of Detmold stretches over 129 km² and is divided into 27 districts. Continue reading…