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Cities in action: Brighton & hove shapes future through creativity

Brighton & Hove has developed an ambitious collaborative model for coordinating cultural activities to enable young people to play their part in a fast-changing world. 'Our Future City' is not only growing creative and digital skills, enhancing well being and providing new routes into work. It is also showing how to sustain action and impact for the long term.

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publication date: 15-02-2019

  •  cooperation

Pawel Adamovicz, you will be missed

These past weeks I have been going through two kinds of emotions: deep sadness for the loss of a great human being and local leader, and deep worry for what is happening in Europe in terms of political violence.

news

publication date: 15-02-2019

Utrecht signs a strong pledge to combat and prevent homelessness

Today, Utrecht became the 20th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Deputy Mayor for Social Affairs, Maarten van Ooijen, who is also our vice-chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, signed a strong commitment to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless. 

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publication date: 15-02-2019

  •  environment

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publication date: 14-02-2019

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  •  environment

Ghent citizens panel on social rights and the environment issues three recommendations

The city of Ghent invited citizens to discuss the future of Europe on two specific topics - social rights and the environment and climate - in an open debate on 12 February.

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publication date: 14-02-2019

Malmo is the 18th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Malmo became the 18th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Mayor of Malmo Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh signed a strong commitment to ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and provide active support to employment (principle 4).

news

publication date: 13-02-2019

Ghent is the 15th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Ghent is the 15th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Mathias De Clercq signed a strong commitment to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

news

publication date: 08-02-2019

New EUROCITIES report: Cities delivering social rights

EUROCITIES published a new report mapping cities’ existing policy measures that are in line with the principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Many cities already deliver inclusive social policies to promote social rights for all people even before the EU Social Pillar was adopted. However, we found that cities’ efforts are not always known or recognised at national and EU levels.

publication

publication date: 08-02-2019

Athens is 13th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Athens is the 13th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Georgios Kaminis signed a strong commitment to principle 1 on education and principle 3 on equal opportunities. 

news

publication date: 07-02-2019

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