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Leeds is the 14th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Leeds is the 14th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Leader of the City Council Judith Blake signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities and principle 11 on childcare and support to children.

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publication date: 07-02-2019

  •  culture

Make European democracy live through creative and cultural actions: apply now to action grant!

This call from the European Cultural Foundation is for creative, cultural actions prior, during and after the European Parliamentary elections that can breath life into Europe, and democracy at large.

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publication date: 07-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Munich citizens' panel: nine recommendations put forward

As part of our citizens' panel initiative enabling people to experience deliberative democracy and give informed opinions about the future of Europe, Munich held an event on January 24, 2019.

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publication date: 07-02-2019

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors - Leaflet Energy Poverty

The Covenant of Mayors has just released a new publication on energy poverty entitled 'How to alleviate energy poverty at the local level?'. Get inspired by the Covenant of Mayors cities and regions!

publication

publication date: 06-02-2019

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors Europe - 2018 Annual Report

The Covenant of Mayor Europe had just released its Annual Report for 2018.

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publication date: 06-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Glasgow citizens' panel on economic development makes three recommendations

In January, Glasgow held a citizens' panel on economic development in relation to the European Pillar of Social Rights and as part of our citizens' panel initiative. Following good practice presentations and discussions, participants came up with three recommendations.

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publication date: 06-02-2019

Turku is 12th city to sign pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights

Last week, Turku became the 12th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Minna Arve signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities and principle 4 on active support to employment.

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publication date: 05-02-2019

Warsaw signs pledge on childcare as part of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Warsaw became the 11th city to pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Pawel Rabiej signed a strong commitment to principle 11 on childcare and support to children.

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publication date: 05-02-2019

  •  mobility

Toulouse creating better mobility for senior citizens

Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France, is increasing its population by 30,000 inhabitants each year. 12.8% of this population are seniors (more than 65 years old), making this group a real focus for mobility policies. The municipality of Toulouse learned, however, that senior citizens do not enjoy the full range of mobility services, perhaps due to their own lack of mobility or the loneliness of this age group.

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publication date: 04-02-2019

  •  mobility

Toulouse: a city in action for seniors

Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France, is increasing its population by 30,000 inhabitants each year. 12.8% of this population are seniors (more than 65 years old), making this group a real focus for mobility policies. The municipality of Toulouse learned, however, that senior citizens do not enjoy the full range of mobility services, perhaps due to their own lack of mobility or the loneliness of this age group.

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publication date: 04-02-2019