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02 April 2014 | Mayors Adapt: the Covenant of Mayors new initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change.
The impacts and knock-on effects of climate-related events are most acutely felt in cities. Hence, cities and local authorities are crucial to successfully addressing climate change adaptation. Mayors Adapt – the Covenant of Mayors Initiative on Adaptation to Climate Change  has been set up to engage cities on climate change adaptation and to support them in taking action.

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27 March 2014 | Cities to Apply to a New Horizon 2020 Call for Proposals
European Commission launches a new call for proposals in the frame of 'Smart Cities & Communities' (Horizon 2020). 

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28 February 2014 | OECD: 10th Annual Meeting of the OECD LEED Forum on Partnerships and Local Development, Stockholm, 24-25 April 2014
On behalf of the OECD LEED, it is our pleasure to invite you to the Forum on Partnerships and Local Development, which will take place in Stockholm the 24-25 of April. 

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07 February 2014 | Workshop: Monitoring Sustainable Urban Development Plans Using RFSC and Open Data, Brussels, 17th of February
Are you a representative of a local, regional, national or European institution interested in using the Reference Framework for European Sustainable Cities and open data to reach integrated and sustainable urban development? The workshop will feature concrete examples about the use of these tools to monitor sustainable urban development plans. 

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24 January 2014 | Conference of Mayors: The Impact of Intra-EU Mobility at Local Level, Brussels, 11 February 2014
The Committee of the Regions (CoR) and the European Commission Directorate-General Justice (DG JUSTICE) organize a joint conference on the topic of “Intra-EU Mobility at Local Level” that will take place in Brussels, the 11th of February 2014. 

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