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Podcast

What SUMP challenges do small- and medium-sized towns and cities face?

When developing Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, small- and medium-sized towns and cities encounter unique challenges. A new podcast from CIVITAS SUMPs-Up sheds light upon these: five cities from the project's learning programme describe their SUMP situations.

Barcelona, Rotterdam and Flanders Scoop Awards at Major European Sustainability Event

The cities of Barcelona and Rotterdam, and the Government of Flanders, have scooped the 2018 Procura+ Awards at this year’s EcoProcura conference in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.

“Win-Win for European Economy” – Strategic Innovation Network Launched

Procure2Innovate, a strategic innovation procurement initiative funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, was officially launched today in Nijmegen in the Netherlands.
Press release
21 September 2018

CIVITAS Awards 2018 recognise Europe’s pioneering cities for sustainable urban mobility

Eight European towns and cities were revealed as the winners of the CITIVAS Awards 2018, Europe’s most prestigious prizes for clean, urban transport. The announcements were made at a ceremony in Umeå, Sweden, on the second evening of CIVITAS Forum 2018.
Press release
18 September 2018

CIVITAS Forum 2018 - Moving towards Europe's inclusive and multimodal mobility future

The magnitude of transport’s social dimension is becoming increasingly clear - mobility shapes lives and prospects. It is vital that transport systems are environmentally friendly, inclusive, efficient, and centred on meeting diverse user needs. Yet how can this be accomplished?
Under the banner of "Mobility for U and Me", this year's CIVITAS Forum, which is taking place from 19-21 September in Umeå, Sweden, will examine this critical question.
Press release
13 September 2018

Tshwane announced as new chair of Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement

Executive Mayor of Tshwane, South Africa, Solly Msimanga is announced as the new chair of ICLEI’s Global Lead City Network on Sustainable Procurement (GLCN) at the Global Climate Action Summit.
The GLCN is a group of 14 cities from around the globe committed to the implementation of sustainable and innovation procurement. Their goal is to support the transition to a low carbon, resource efficient and socially responsible society.
Launched by ICLEI in 2015 and developed under the leadersh...

ROCK Factsheet : Living Labs for cultural-led urban regeneration

Living Labs support cities in addressing social, economic and environmental challenges. They are sites to collaboratively design and test innovations, whether social or technical. These laboratories are tailored to their local socio-cultural environments and link co-creative methods with new technologies
to make cultural heritage a driving force for urban regeneration processes.

RAMSES Transition Handbook and Training Package

The Transition Handbook and the Training Package are 2 of the key tools produced by the RAMSES Project to support cities in their adaptation work.

The Transition Handbook embeds the most important findings from the project in a process management cycle, using the Urban Adaptation Support Tool developed by the European Environment Agency, and synthetises the project results in a practical step-by-step fashion, presenting resources that cities can use to strengthen their knowledge of climate ad...