Leuven, Belgium, has been named the 2020 European Capital of Innovation for its use of innovation to improve residents’ lives.
The €1 million cash prize, which every year recognises...Read more
The European Week of Regions and Cities (#EURegionsWeek) is the biggest annual Brussels-based event dedicated to regional policy. Every year, it brings together European regions and cities to promote learnings and good practice of regional policy-making. Due to the Covid19 – related restrictions, the 2020’s edition will take place in a...Read more
To accelerate carbon-emission reduction, the Finnish city of Lahti offers citizens free transport tickets and food as rewards for being "eco-citizens". And for this, citizens make use of a dedicated app.
The "CitiCap" initiative, funded by the European Union, invites inhabitants to track their carbon emissions when commuting or...Read more
The district of Kispest (Budapest, Hungary) engaged citizens to collaborate in the development of their Sustainable Energy and Climate Adaptation Plan (SECAP) using a publicsurvey.
In 2015, the district of Kispest decided to start developing a local climate adaptation plan. This intention drove Kispest to become a Covenant of Mayors...Read more