DIGITAL AGENDA NEWS
Porto will host the 2020 CITIES Forum

Go Back
The future directions of urban development within Cohesion Policy, including the future of the Urban Agenda for the EU, will be reflected.
20 January 2020 - ERNACT  project

Maixa Zabaleta


The fourth edition of CITIES Forum - 'together we shape a sustainable urban future' takes place on 30-31 January 2020 in Porto (Portugal). Organised by the European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy, and the City of Porto. The CITIES Forum 2020 is a two-day major event of the European Commission bringing together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels. 

The Forum is a place for all stakeholders to capitalise on common achievements and reflect on the future directions of urban development within Cohesion Policy including the future of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

In the two-day event they will have panel discussions with high-level speakers and workshops showcasing how the city works on technology solutions and deals with climate and environmental issues at specific locations in the city of Porto. 

CITIES Forum 2020 will present good practices making use of European Regional Development Funds, learn more about the outcome of the assessment study on the Urban Agenda for the EU, be prepared for a transition towards a circular economy and the issues cities face related to housing and equal access to services for all. 

There is organised a CityLab on balanced territorial development and exhibition with urban organisations, programmes and initiatives.

For more information about the event please follow this link.





Click here to email  Ianire Renobales at ERNACT for further information

Project Logo Project Graphic

Other Stories

The Use of IoT Technology in Smart Cities and Smart Villages: Similarities, Differences and Future Prospects
14 July 2020
This research paper evaluates how, with IoT empowered Smart Villages and Smart Cities, an overall improvement of quality of life of inhabitants can be achieved.
more »
  ERNACT
The CYNIC project is one of the finalists of the 2020 RegioStars competition!
10 July 2020
25 projects are now competing in five different categories to become the best EU Cohesion policy project!
more »
  ARCTIC PACER
Public consultation on guidance for remote working
10 July 2020
Are you aware? The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation is conducting a discussion for both, employers and employees.
more »
  DonegalDigital
BitStream II good practice: ‘Evaluation method to assess the value of potential e-services’
09 July 2020
It considers eight different areas and it has been tested in Umeå kommun and Statens innkrevingssentral.
more »
  ARCTIC PACER
CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrland
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom