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09:30 - 11:00 CET  -  SQUARE Brussels Meeting, Floor 3, Room 310 - circle 3 Centre
Join us at the European Week of Regions and Cities on 10 October 2023 in Brussels! Do not miss the CapaCITIES session: Advancing the Mission Cities implementation in 15 European countries! How can urban transitions towards climate neutrality be accelerated and what is necessary on EU level? Why is multi-level governance important and how to engage relevant stakeholders? If you are interested in the discussion on challenges to urban transitions and if you want to learn about the experiences and solutions experts from Hungary, Portugal, Romania, and Slovakia will share, then join us on 10 October 2023 (09:30 - 11:00) in Brussels at the European Week of Regions and Cities! The CapaCITIES team is waiting for you at the SQUARE Brussels Meeting, Floor 3, Room 310 - circle 3 Centre (Mont des Arts)! This interactive fishbowl group discussion will give everyone the opportunity to actively join the conversation! Find more information to the event here. Login to the platform and register for the session here.  
10-12am CEST  - 
Multi-level governance is seen as one of the key factors towards achieving the Cities Mission towards climate neutrality. Innovative approaches are needed to strengthen collaboration across governance levels and advance urban support structures. implementation. Questions will be addressed on how fruitful multi-level governance can look like and how to create an innovative ecosystem and engage with the Mission Cities.  Join our next CapaCITIES alliance webinar to learn more about multi-level governance practices across Europe and exchange experiences and challenges to strengthen collaborative governance for urban transitions. We will discuss how governments are committing themselves to drive urban transitions and become well prepared for the Cities Mission implementation. We will share good practice cases from Poland and Finland! Follow the link to the agenda and the registration.
26-27 June  -  Maison de la Poste, Tour & Taxis, Rue Picard 5/7, Brussels
We are thrilled to invite you to "Mission in Progress: Climate-Neutral and Smart Cities Conference 2023" on 26-27 June. This second annual Cities Mission conference will take place in Brussels at Maison de la Poste, Tour & Taxis, Rue Picard 5/7.     What is in it for my city? The first day, 26 June, will be a day for exchange and dialogue between city practitioners - mission coordinators at the city level and transition team members. The second day, 27 June, will have a two-track agenda: a practitioner track for city transition team delegates, and a political track for mayors and deputy mayors.    We have a lot on offer for cities over these two days including peer-to-peer exchange sessions, inspiring talks, conversations with the EU Cities Mission representatives and more! The draft agenda is available for download below, and you will receive regular updates in the run up to the conference, with a breakdown of the various events, what to expect, and how to prepare. Find a detailed agenda here. Registrations are now open! We would kindly ask you to confirm your attendance to the Cities Mission Conference by 5 June 2023.  Each city will have the opportunity to be represented by two practitioner delegates with additional representation from political representatives on the second day. The general track plenary sessions on 27 June will also be live streamed and we encourage those who cannot attend in-person to join remotely. Please register here. For more information visit the NetZeroCities website, if you have any queries concerning the Cities Mission Conference 2023, please get in touch with us at
14:00-16:00 CET  -  Online
You are interested in how to strengthen national governance for achieving the Cities Mission and are involved in the national implementation? Then join our first webinar on 20 March 2023 (2pm-4pm CET) on good practice cases from Austria, France, Greece and Hungary! And please register here. In order to support the implementation of the EU Cities Mission the CapaCITIES project addresses the national governance system and support measures to improve the innovation eco-system for cities to act. Through a series of webinars and seminars capacity building is aimed at by sharing good practice cases on national level, initiating exchange of experiences and knowledge as well as building an alliance for long-term peer learning on central aspects and challenges of urban transitions. All relevant stakeholders, such as representatives of ministries in charge of urban or sectoral transitions, R&I ministries, national urban policy agencies, city authorities, funding agencies and urban actors are welcome to participate and engage. Agenda: 2:00-2:15 pm CET Welcome and CapaCITIES state of the art 2:15-2:45 pm CET Capacity building – good practice cases from France, Greece, Austria and Hungary 2:45-3:20 pm CET Discussion of key elements and exchange of first experiences 3:20-3:55 pm CET Alliance and peer learning in four break–out groups of shared cases 3:55-4:00 pm CET Wrap-up and closure   We are looking forward to welcoming you on 20 March 2023! If you have questions please contact Elli Tzatzanis-Stepanovic.
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