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  •  economy

European wages have not recovered from the crisis

Close to a decade after the start of the crisis, wage growth is far from matching pre-crisis rates.

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publication date: 13-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date: 12-06-2017

Social enterprises flourishing in Brno

On 1 and 2 June, the working group Smart Social Inclusion met in Brno. The event included a visit to the impact hub of the city, to social enterprises and discussions on how cities can harness the potential of social entrepreneurship for the benefits of their citizens.

news

publication date: 09-06-2017

WG Urban Ageing in Gothenburg

The next meeting of the WG Urban Ageing will take place on 23 -24 October in Gothenburg, just before the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. The meeting will start after lunch on the 23 and finish on 24 at the end of the day. The meeting will focus, among other topic, on transport, accessibility and technology for elderly in cities with a focus on Gothenburg. A first draft agenda is available on this page (log-in required). If you intend to participate, please register.

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start date: 23-10-2017
end date: 24-10-2017

Cities look to innovation to care for an ageing population

Our working group urban ageing met on 19 May in Brussels, the day after participants attended the conference ‘Innovation in Care: How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?’.

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publication date: 07-06-2017

  •  mobility

The Traffic agent app toward new developments

The Traffic Agent application developed by the city of Oslo had been shortlisted for the EUROCITIES award for innovation in 2015. Its is now entering a new phase and offers possibilities for further developments Europe-wide.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

Youth employment: are we going in the right direction?

The 2017 Joint Employment Report’s Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment and inactivity and the latest results are out.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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publication date: 01-06-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Webinar 10 July: Tips and tricks for European Project proposal development

The webinar will present some lesson learnt on how to successfully apply for European projects. The presentation will last around 30 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A session.

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start date: 10-07-2017
end date: 10-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Webinar 26 June: European funding programmes for local authorities (Basic training)

This webinar will offer the possibilities to learn about the basics features of each of the European funding programmes of interest for local authorities. It will also provide some initial recommendations on how to write a successful project proposal. The presentation will last around 30 minutes and will be followed by a Q&A session.

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start date: 26-06-2017
end date: 26-06-2017