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Conference on Sustainable Cities - Hanover, 9-12 February

EEA's Executive Director, Domingo Jiménez Beltran, introduced one of the main themes in Plenary: "Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Sustainability". Building on the experience of the Agency concerning monitoring and reporting, on the ongoing work on environmental indicators and on the work on integration of environmental concerns in sectoral policies taking place under the European Council "Cardiff Initiative"

1,000 people, 300 cities, 33 countries and the European Commission participated in this major event.

EEA's Executive Director, Domingo Jiménez Beltran, introduced one of the main themes in Plenary: "Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Sustainability". Building on the experience of the Agency concerning monitoring and reporting, on the ongoing work on environmental indicators and on the work on integration of environmental concerns in sectoral policies taking place under the European Council "Cardiff Initiative", he proposed that:

1. the accountability of cities should be promoted using a common set of indicators developed by the Agency together with the European Commission and cities

2. an "Urban Sustainability Communication Platform" should be established to host the reporting accountability exercise, and to pool and exchange success stories and best practice.

Contact person: Ivone Pereira Martins

1,000 people, 300 cities, 33 countries and the European Commission participated in this major event.

EEA's Executive Director, Domingo Jiménez Beltran, introduced one of the main themes in Plenary: "Managing, Monitoring and Evaluating Sustainability". Building on the experience of the Agency concerning monitoring and reporting, on the ongoing work on environmental indicators and on the work on integration of environmental concerns in sectoral policies taking place under the European Council "Cardiff Initiative", he proposed that:

1. the accountability of cities should be promoted using a common set of indicators developed by the Agency together with the European Commission and cities

2. an "Urban Sustainability Communication Platform" should be established to host the reporting accountability exercise, and to pool and exchange success stories and best practice.

Contact person: Ivone Pereira Martins

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