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Social Innovation Lab - 26-27 March, Glasgow

For the first time ever, EUROCITIES is organising a Social Innovation Lab. The theme of the Lab is 'Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation'. We aim to address the new and emerging social challenges in cities by fostering co-learning, co-sharing and co-creation of innovative solutions.

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start date: 26-03-2019
end date: 27-03-2019

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

50 cities sign Declaration on citizens engagement

50 cities have now adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens' engagement, demonstrating their commitment to create a Europe where people come first and citizens have a role in new forms of participatory democracy.

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publication date: 31-01-2019

Nantes is the 9th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Nantes became the nineth city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Abbassia Hakem signed a strong commitment on principle 19 on housing and assistance for homeless.

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publication date: 31-01-2019

Barcelona is the 7th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Barcelona became the seventh city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor for Social Rights, Laia Ortiz, signed pledges to principle 14 on minimum income and principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date: 24-01-2019

  •  cooperation

Register NOW for the EUROCITIES high-level political event at the European Parliament on 21 February

EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show cities’ concrete contributions to a more cohesive and inclusive Europe starting from local level. EUROCITIES deputy mayors will present their pledges to act on the principles of the EU Pillar for Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. This will take place at an event of EUROCITIES at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019 in the presence of Members of European Parliament and high-level Commission...

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publication date: 24-01-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Riga citizens panel: three civic participation proposals

Riga (Latvia) held a citizens panel on civic participation related to culture, youth, neighbourhoods, green lifestyle and inclusive society in December 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: 24-01-2019

  •  cooperation

Timisoara is the 8th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Timisoara became the eighth city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Imre Farkas signed pledges to principle 11 on childcare and support to children, principle 18 on long-term care and principle 19 on housing and assistance for homeless.

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publication date: 24-01-2019

WG Education meeting on 24-26 April 2019, Barcelona

Our EUROCITIES working group on social inclusion through education will meet on 24-26 April 2019 in Barcelona.

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start date: 24-04-2019
end date: 26-04-2019

  •  environment

Call for Interest: AMARE-eu project

Is your city dealing with multiculturalism, integration policies, non-native communities? Are you interested in topics like prevention, preparedness and resilience against disasters?

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publication date: 23-01-2019

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES publishes handbook on critical friend review

EUROCITIES has developed and piloted a methodology for 'critical friend review' between cities. This method is an effective way to nurture mutual learning between cities during study visits where visiting city experts act as 'critical friends' to provide constructive feedback to the host city with suggestions for areas to further improve the strategy, measures, projects or practices.

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publication date: 23-01-2019