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Webinar to introduce European Circular Cities Declaration

2 December 2020

On 07.12.2020 the European Circular Cities Declaration will be presented in a webinar. The webinar will provide an introduction to the Declaration to cities and regions potentially interested in becoming signatories. Furthermore, it will present examples of good circular practices from the current group of signatories. To register, visit here.

The Circular Cities Declaration has been signed by over 30 European cities from 15 different countries. It is a commitment document from cities and regions to use the levers at their disposal coherently across the organisation to transition from a linear to a circular economy. More information can be found on the Circular Cities Declaration website

Webinar Programme

14.00 – 14.30 Introduction to the European Circular Cities Declaration (Simon Clement, ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability)
     • Introduction to the Circular Cities Declaration and upcoming activities
     • Introduction to the Support Partners
     • Opportunity for questions

14.30 – 15.10 Circular Cities – best practice presentations
     • Ljubljana (Zala Strojin, Circular Economy Manager, City of Ljubljana)
     • Umeå (Liv Öberg, Project Manager Circular Economy, City of Umeå)
     • Prague, (Vojtech Vosecky, Chair, Circular Economy Steering Group, City of Prague)
     • Tbc

15.10 – 15.20 Urban Agenda Partnership on Circular Economy – Update (Håkon Sandven Jentoft, Coordinator Urban Agenda Partnership on Circular Economy, City of Oslo)

15.20 – 15.40 Discussion: Critical challenges for cities in the circular transition
      • Open discussion to identify the areas/topics where there is most interest in exchange between the signatories
      • Separate breakout group: Info session on the Circular Cities Declaration for interested cities and regions

15.40 – 15.45 Close