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Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

Birmingham hosted a joint meeting of the EUROCITIES Environment and Mobility Forum on 19-20 March. Councillor James McKay, Birmingham City Council Cabinet Member for a Green, Safe and Smart City, is currently Chair of the EUROCITIES Environment forum. The topic of the meeting was “Sustainable […]

Birmingham hosts a joint meeting of the EUROCITIES Environment Forum and Mobility Forum on the theme of “Sustainable mobility for cleaner air, less noise, less CO2”. Around 80 environmental and transport policy specialists from cities throughout Europe will attend this meeting.

Birmingham was successfully re-elected to the positions of EUROCITIES Secretary and Environment Forum Chair for a further 12 months at the EUROCITIES AGM on 29 November in Ghent. Birmingham is one of 12 cities which form the EUROCITIES Executive Committee. Warsaw (President), Nantes (Vice-President), Ghent […]

Why is the Urban M project of interest to you/ to your organisation?   In my role as Interim Head of Employment and Skills, I am always keen to support projects which address one of our city’s most important challenges:  the low skill level in […]

EVENT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE City Drive Celebrating 5 years of Capacity-building the Social Enterprise Sector Social enterprise infrastructure organisation iSE are hosting their annual week-long event ‘City Drive’ with 2018 being the 5th anniversary of Digbeth as an accredited Social Enterprise Place.  City Drive […]

The Urban Manufacturing project has been going for just about a year now and I have taken part in two policy clinics.  What are policy clinics? I hear you ask.  Well basically, each of the transnational partners has the opportunity to organise a  ‘clinic’ or […]

Birmingham hosted its first meeting of the EUROCITIES Food working group on 8-10 February. Participants included: public health experts, social workers, city councils, agricultural experts, environment and sustainability experts and urban planners from the cities: Almere, Ghent, Lyon, Porto, Venice, Milan, Utrecht, Athens, Edinburgh, Preston, Turin, Venice, Gothenburg, Milan […]

The EUROCITIES working group on food is meeting in Birmingham this week (8/2/17). The meeting will consist of a series of events over three days. The working group aims to become a “creative hub” for sharing information, ideas, best practices as well as experimenting with innovative solutions […]

Germany is the UK’s largest export market with Europe and the second largest globally, outside the U.S. The country prides itself on its high efficiency and productivity – paired with a world-class education system making Germany a desirable choice for international trade. What better occasion […]