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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 20 Feb 2018

EU Sustainable Energy Week Policy Conference, 2018

You and your network can make an impact at the Policy Conference of the EU Sustainable Energy Week (5-7 June 2018) and take the lead in the clean energy transition by hosting a session. See full information about the conference and stay informed about registration deadlines here.

By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 20 Feb 2018

EU Sustainable Energy Awards - call closes 23 February 2018


The EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018 is back with its Awards Competition. The call for exemplary projects in ‘Consumers’, ‘Businesses’, ‘Young Energy Leaders’ and ‘Public Sector’ closes on 23 February. It is your time to shine: this year, you can either apply for an award or nominate your favourite activities, projects and actions. 

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By Fiona Twisse / Updated: 20 Feb 2018

EU Sustainable Energy Week 2018


Every year, the European Commission (Directorate-General for Energy and Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises) organises the EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW) – the biggest event dedicated to renewables and efficient energy use in Europe. The 13th edition will take place from 4 to 8 June 2018 in Brussels at the European Commission’s Charlemagne building and at the Residence Palace. This year’s focus is ‘lead the clean energy transition’, and the week-long series of events will cover a number of activities with an EU-wide scope.

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By Tom Nokes / Updated: 20 Feb 2018
By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 20 Feb 2018
By Michiel Modijefsky / Updated: 19 Feb 2018

Urban transport roadmaps: a web-based tool to help cities develop sustainable mobility strategies


A new web-based tool has become available to help city authorities plan sustainable transport policy measures.

The tool is the result of the European Urban Transport Roadmaps study, supported by European Commission. The tool provides cities with the ability to identify and explore different transport policies and measures to address key challenges related to their transport systems.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 13 Feb 2018

Public review launched for three new Urban Agenda Partnerships


The Urban Agenda for the EU was launched in May 2016 with the Pact of Amsterdam. It represents a new multi-level working method promoting cooperation between Member States, cities, the European Commission and other stakeholders in order to stimulate growth, liveability and innovation in the cities of Europe and to identify and successfully tackle social challenges. Thematic Partnerships and their action plans represent the key delivery mechanism within the Urban Agenda for the EU.

By Claus Köllinger / Updated: 12 Feb 2018

Transport for all: the committment of European public transport


Thanks to its “TRAVEL FOR ALL – The Commitment of European Public Transport” brochure, UITP showcases its commitment to provide transport quality services accessible for all. Right at the time of discussion on the European Accessibility Act, UITP reports on its contribution and its willingness to take on the challenge of safeguarding accessibility for all, a highly relevant factor in public transportation tackling manifolds aspects such as the network penetration, entering the service offer or vehicles designs for the trip itself.

By Tom Nokes / Updated: 13 Feb 2018
By Tom Nokes / Updated: 07 Feb 2018