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EUROCITIES calls for a stronger role for cities in future EU youth policy

On 3-4 May, EUROCITIES took part in the European Commission’s conference on the future EU Youth Strategy and its priorities. This conference gathered over 200 participants and took place during the European Youth Week. During the week of 1-7 May, hundreds of events took place across Europe to inform young people about the opportunities offered to them to learn and volunteer abroad through EU programmes such as Erasmus+ and the newly launched European Solidarity Corps.

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publication date: 05-05-2017

  •  economy

Cities in action: Glasgow adopts cooperative model

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life.

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publication date: 28-04-2017

Social affairs forum in Lisbon: highlights

On 3-4 April, the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum held a meeting in Lisbon.

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publication date: 28-04-2017

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  •  culture
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  •  mobility

Nathalie Guri: Spring brings our forums into blossom

At EUROCITIES, spring is always the season of forum meetings.

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publication date: 27-04-2017

EurActiv: Cities ask EU to put people first

Laia Ortiz, deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, sends a strong signal that cities are ready to do more but they need better access to EU funding.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

EUROCITIES takes part in the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth 2017

On 24 April, the European Commission held the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth. It brought together policy makers and civil society to discuss what the EU can do to ensure that all citizens reap the benefits of truly inclusive growth. This year, the one-day event focused on the social inclusion of young people and the solutions that exist for them to reach their full potential. An implicit focus of the event was the European Pillar of Social Rights, which was on everyone’s minds two...

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publication date: 26-04-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES welcomes the European Pillar of Social Rights and demands for cities to be involved

Today, the European Commission adopted its proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Pillar aims to update the European social model in light of changing economic and labour markets. It sets out 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. They concern equal opportunities and access to the labour market, fair working conditions, and social protection and inclusion.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

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publication date: 25-04-2017

event

start date: 10-05-2017
end date: 12-05-2017

WG Smart Social Inclusion in Brno

The next meeting of the WG Smart Social Inclusion will take place in Brno, Czech Republic, from Thursday 1st to Friday 2nd June.

event

start date: 01-06-2017
end date: 02-06-2017

WG Urban Ageing - Innovation in Care conference

On Thursday 18 May the conference "Innovation in Care:How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?” will take place in Brussels. The WG Urban Ageing will meet the following day, on 19 May.

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start date: 18-05-2017
end date: 19-05-2017