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WCEF Accelerator Session - Cities and regions accelerating the circular transition



01.06.2023, 10:00 - 11:30AM Europe/Helsinki

This WCEF Accelerator Session will focus on Cities and Regions accelerating the circular transition. The session will highlight the role of cities and regions in the transition to a circular economy, as cradles, catalysts and circular change makers. The programme features cities and regions sharing inspirational examples and experiences. Circular city programmes and projects that can help cities take circular action will also be presented.

Event format: Hybrid
Event location: European Commission Representation Office in Finland

European  Investment Bank and the European Commission, DG Research & Innovation

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The session would cover the following points:  


  1. Introduction of the relevance of cities and role of city administrations in the circular economy transition;
  2. Cities presenting good circular examples and practices illustrating potential and opportunities in different sectors:
  3. Presentation of the Circular Cities and Region Initiative and associated framework and initiatives;
  4. Presentation of the EIB Circular City Centre(C3) as an example of how an CCRI associated partner supports circular cities;
  5. Q&A
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Organised by CCRI-CSO