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28 July 2014 | EU CONSULTATION: Key Features of an EU Urban Agenda
Why have an EU urban agenda? How tight a focus should it have? Where can EU action bring most added value? Should cities be involved in policymaking? And if so how? … here are some of the main questions of this wide EU consultation, aiming to better precise the future EU Urban Agenda.

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21 July 2014 | Are You an Open City? Send your Application for the Access City Award 2015
Is you city barrier-free? Do you have strategies and actions that make it a better place for everyone? Showcase your work on accessibility by sending your application for Access City Award.

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20 June 2014 | Get Your Camera Ready – Your Chance to Win Photo Equipment and a Trip to Brussels
The third annual ‘Europe in My Region’ Photo Competition takes place this summer and once again aims to raise awareness of projects which have received funding as part of EU regional policy.

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10 June 2014 | A Story in Drawings of Urban Development. And Not Only!
If you want to tell young people what Europe does in the field of Urban Development? Here is a new instrument for you. DG Regio recently published a brand new comic book called ’Partners’.

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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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