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European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis

In the Turkish city of Pendik, police go shopping for the elderly who have to stay at home. London has reserved 300 hotel rooms for homeless people to help them self-isolate, to protect themselves and others against infection. And Barcelona makes advance payments for artists whose shows have been postponed.

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publication date: 24-03-2020

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Apply now for EU grants on social innovation

The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is an initiative designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The objective of the ESCF is to bring together public and private resources to improve social services to enable people who need support to live as valued and participating members of their communities.

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publication date: 23-03-2020

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Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative - how does it work?

A short presentation to understand further how the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative will work

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publication date: 19-03-2020

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The Horizon 2020 calls for energy efficiency are now open!

Around €64 million of EU funding is now available for energy efficiency innovation and market uptake projects. The deadline for applications is 10 September 2020 (17:00 hours Brussels time).

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publication date: 13-03-2020

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start date: 26-03-2020
end date: 26-03-2020

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Unleash innovative thinking to address long-term unemployment – city guidelines based on lessons learnt from local practices

Getting inspiration from Lille Metropole’s innovative practice - Job Factory (‘La Fabrique de l’emploi’) and building on their experiences in addressing long-term unemployment (LTU), practitioners from 14 cities have met on 23-25 May 2019 in Lille Metropole to share lesson learnt in the process of creating new and innovative actions at local level.

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publication date: 11-03-2020

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publication date: 11-03-2020

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Commission 100 days: 'Get things done with cities'

Major European cities have offered the European Commission to join forces in key areas like climate change, digital transformation and social inclusion. “A closer cooperation with cities will enable faster progress,” said Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of the cities network EUROCITIES, in a statement after the first hundred days of the Commission. “Cities are needed to get things done.”

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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European Commission 100 days: 'Get things done with cities'

Major European cities have offered the European Commission to join forces in key areas like climate change, digital transformation and social inclusion. “A closer cooperation with cities will enable faster progress,” said Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of the cities network Eurocities, in a statement after the first hundred days of the Commission. “Cities are needed to get things done.”

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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publication date: 09-03-2020

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22 cities call for stronger European regulation of holiday rental platforms

Many European cities are struggling to manage the continuous growth of Short Term Holiday Rentals offered by online platforms.

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publication date: 04-03-2020