Eurotowns Task Team Mobility Meeting

From 26 to 27 May 2016, there took place a meeting of the Task Team Mobility in Hasselt (Belgium). Focus of this meeting was on local cycling policy. Other Eurotowns members present were Detmold (Germany) and Girona (Spain). The meeting had different important aspects like the ambitious cycling plan of […]

EUROTOWNS present at Forum on EU-Urban Agenda, 30 May 2016

On 30 May the Committee of the Regions organised a Forum on the EU-Urban Agenda. Because of the Dutch EU-presidency the meeting was held in Amsterdam. On the same day the informal ministerial meeting of the EU adopted the so called Pact of Amsterdam on the Urban Agenda. EUROTOWNS was […]

On tour for Europe: Bringing youth step by step to active citizenship and job-creation

On Tour for Europe is offering help and EU-funding possibilities for creating job opportunities for and entrepreneurship by youngsters in a cooperation between partners of nine different countries. The project is about exchanging best practises, stimulate all partners to find the best ways to successful initiatives, where possible involving citizens […]

The European Committee of the Regions and the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union​

The European Committee of the Regions and the Dutch Presidency of the Council of the European Union: Dutch cities as urban labs. 

Open Days – Eurotowns workshop – Proceedings

The report on the Open Days 2015 is available now!

EUSEW 2016 call for contributions now open!

The 2016 EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW 2016) call for contributions is now officially open. EUSEW’s annual Policy Conference brings together public authorities, private companies, NGOs and consumers to promote initiatives to save energy and move towards renewables for clean, secure and efficient power.

Urban Agenda is of highest significance for Eurotowns and all medium sized cities

After the consultation on “The urban dimension of EU policies – key features of an EU Urban Agenda” 

Eurotowns at the Open Days 2015 – Online!

Sustainable urbanisation through investing in medium-sized cities ON LINE!!!!!!!!

Cyber security in municipal operations in Jyväskylä

The Municipality of Jyväskylä in the framework of Eurotowns Innovation Task Team will hosted a workshop on 21 -23 September, 2015

Save the date: Fare Free Public Transport 17/18 September 2015

The Municipality of Avesta (Sweden) is hosting the next big Fare Free Public Transport.   The conference program will be focused on the three themes of Population growth; Sustainability; Equality / new opportunities


Europe’s regions and cities: Partners for investment and growth’ is the slogan of the 13th edition of the OPEN DAYS – European Week of Regions and Cities

“Green to Cool”

Meeting in Hasselt 

Social Cohesion Days – 4th-6th june 2015


Parking policy and electric vehicles

The Mobility Task Team presents the report and the survey about electric vehicles and parking policy

Executive Council news breafly March 2015

General Assembly& Annual Event will be organized in Reggio Emilia, Italy on 22-23 October 2015

Smart Cities Schiedam-Girona-Sabadell

The Schiedam City Council has established an agreement with the Girona Smart City Chair of the University of Girona

Creative and Cultural Sector Growth Task Team meeting in Gavle (Sweden) 5/6 March 2015

Development of the city identity and cultural environment through the creative and cultural sector.

European Green Leaf – new initiative from the European Commission

The European Green Leaf is a pioneering competition aimed at cities, with between 50,000 and 100,000 inhabitants, to recognise their achievements in green growth.

Enter Hub

The Final Event will be held in Reggio Emilia (Italy) the 26th and 27th of February.