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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 […]
As part of EU Open Days, a workshop on the transition towards more sustainable and greener regions is being hosted at the Greater Birmingham and the West Midlands Brussels Office on 7th October, 14:30:17:00. The workshop, “A3: Adapt, Advance, Accelerate: Regional Roadmapping for Low Carbon […]
Biophilic Cities is a global network of cities which was launched by the University of Virginia in the United States. It currently has nine partner cities around the world with Birmingham being the third European city to join. Biophilic Cities promote urban design and planning […]
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 […]