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Barcelona presents White Paper on the future of work and jobs at EU level

Barcelona published a White Paper on the future of work and jobs based on deep analysis of the state of play of the local labour market and interviews with employment experts. Promoted by Barcelona Activa, the local economic development agency of Barcelona City Council, the book analyses concepts such as basic income, education, technology, robotics, the ageing of the population, women empowerment, new generations and flexible working hours. The White Paper provides a guide and...

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publication date: 21-01-2019

EU: Increasing in housing prices – increasing pressure on the affordable housing

On 18 January, Eurostat has released the data for Housing Price Index for the third quarter of 2018, which shows an increase in pricing in EU member countries. Compared to the same quarter in 2017, there was an increase of 4.3% in housing prices. This creates a pressure on the affordable housing in cities.

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publication date: 21-01-2019

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Extended call for cities to join next CIVITAS SUMPs-Up Learning Programme

Do you want advice and support on how to finance and procure services for your city's Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)? Then apply to join the next round of the CIVITAS SUMPs-Up Learning Programme - which has extended its call to 31 January 2019.

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publication date: 21-01-2019

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publication date: 18-01-2019

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publication date: 18-01-2019

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Vienna is the 6th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Vienna became the 6th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights with a strong commitment to principle 2 on gender equality.

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publication date: 18-01-2019

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New SIMPLA guidelines for harmonising sustainable energy and mobility plans

New guidelines published by SIMPLA, the project offering local authorities an innovative, comprehensive approach to bringing together their energy and mobility plans, provide a practical, step-by-step tool to guide the harmonisation process vital to the long-term efficiency of these plans.

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publication date: 17-01-2019

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Apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

By 31 January 2019 you have the opportunity to apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

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publication date: 16-01-2019

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Measures for sustainable short-term rental in 18 French cities

Starting with 1 January, Airbnb and the other platforms members of French Holidays Homes Association, will support the development of a sustainable short-term rental market, by limiting the home listing to host reservations for a maximum of 120 nights per calendar year. The restriction applies to primary residence, where the owner at lives least 8 months per year.

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publication date: 15-01-2019

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In memory of Pawel Adamowicz, mayor of Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk, has died after he was attacked on stage during a national charity event on Sunday evening. Aged 53, he was Poland’s longest serving mayor, having held the post since 1998.

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publication date: 14-01-2019