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Friday, 20 May 2016

51. Could dams replace glaciers in the Alps? - 20 May 2016

Future summer water shortages, expected as a consequence of ongoing glacier retreat could be substantially mitigated by water management in reservoirs. [read more]

52. Ethiopia: JRC teams up with UNICEF to locate lifesaving groundwater - 20 May 2016

Satellite images of the worst affected districts, due to El Niño-induced drought, are being used to locate deep water and organise drilling of wells. [read more]

53. Success Stories - Liquid assets: how to test recycled water on the cheap

With water shortages a growing problem around the world recycling waste water has become increasingly important. European researchers have come up with a cheap and efficient tool to control the safety standards of waste water in a development that should boost the recycling effort. [read more]

Thursday, 19 May 2016

54. A different take on prostitution could improve policy effects locally

Taking a closer look at prostitution could improve the real-life impact of European policies on sex work, a network of researchers points out. [read more]

55. Armenia joins Horizon 2020 to work with EU in research and innovation

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 19 May 2016 Researchers and innovators from Armenia will now have full access to Horizon 2020, the EU's research and innovation funding programme, under the same conditions as their counterparts from EU Member States and other associated countries. [read more]

56. Events - Green Week 2016 Partner event: 'EU - Brazil actions for sustainable cities' - 30 May 2016, Committee of the Regions Van Maerlant Street n°2, 1040 Brussels (EC building VM2 -room VMA 1 - 2nd floor)

The event aims at presenting innovative approaches and actions on how to make European and Brazilian cities greener and more sustainable, sharing experiences from joint EU – Brazil projects. The issues for discussion will cover the environmental management of urban areas, the way to formulate urban agendas in Brazil and Europe, research and innovation actions on nature-based solutions underpinning sustainable cities and the knowledge exchange in the frame of the EU – Latin America cooperation. AGENDA Sustainable cities as common global challenge and priority EU-Brazil R&I actions in the frame of the cooperation with Latin America Nature-based solutions for sustainable cities in Brazil Environmental policies for the management of urban areas in EU- Brazil collaboration New Urban Agendas for sustainable cities in Europe and Brazil Questions and answers - moderator: Niki Frantzeskaki, EUR Summary conclusions Registration is compulsory and will be open until Thursday 26 May. [read more]

57. Events - Green Week 2016 Partner event: 'Social Innovation for Accelerating Transition to Sustainable Cities' - 30 May 2016, Committee of the Regions Van Maerlant Street n°2, 1040 Brussels (EC building VM2 - room VMA 1 - 2nd floor)

Cities are homes of innovative solutions and alternative social arrangements. Social innovations come in many forms, including nature-based solutions and people-based solutions that hand in hand transform our cities, district-by-district, one infrastructure service at a time. These actor-networks that we call transition initiatives come in various shapes and sizes, led by actors from public, private and civil society sectors or spanning across sectoral divides, and have become increasingly visible in many European cities. Transition initiatives as makers of social innovations in cities foster new relationships, new institutions and, ultimately, can contribute to the emergence of new urban realities: the sharing economy, green low-carbon economies, and new sustainable lifestyles. [read more]

58. Green Week 2016 Partner event: 'EU - Brazil actions for sustainable cities' - 30 May 2016, Brussels

The event aims at presenting innovative approaches and actions on how to make European and Brazilian cities greener and more sustainable, sharing experiences from joint EU – Brazil projects. The issues for discussion will cover the environmental management of urban areas, the way to formulate urban agendas in Brazil and Europe, research and innovation actions on nature-based solutions underpinning sustainable cities and the knowledge exchange in the frame of the EU – Latin America cooperation. AGENDA Registration is compulsory and will be open until Thursday 26 May. To register for the event, please click here Venue: Committee of the Regions, Brussels [read more]

59. Green Week 2016 Partner event: 'Social Innovation for Accelerating Transition to Sustainable Cities' - 30 May 2016, Brussels

Cities are homes of innovative solutions and alternative social arrangements. Social innovations come in many forms, including nature-based solutions and people-based solutions that hand in hand transform our cities, district-by-district, one infrastructure service at a time. These actor-networks that we call transition initiatives come in various shapes and sizes, led by actors from public, private and civil society sectors or spanning across sectoral divides, and have become increasingly visible in many European cities. Transition initiatives as makers of social innovations in cities foster new relationships, new institutions and, ultimately, can contribute to the emergence of new urban realities: the sharing economy, green low-carbon economies, and new sustainable lifestyles.SEMINAR AGENDA • Opening • Session I: THE KNOWNS – what makes cities accelerate to low-carbon futures? [read more]

60. Launch of the Competence Centre on Microeconomic Evaluation - 19 May 2016

This centre will be a network bringing together relevant policy and scientific expertise from across the Commission, and external experts from around the world, to perform impact evaluations. [read more]

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