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Cultural heritage, social and economic returns

Cultural heritage in cities, while valuable in itself, is also something that can yield major social and economic dividends. In this webinar, we will hear from three expert practitioners from Europe, Turkey and China on how cities can leverage tangible and intangible heritage for more cohesive societies and increased attractiveness for business and tourism.

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start date: 06-02-2020
end date: 06-02-2020

7 learnings from the project ‘Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion’

After three years of implementation in Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rotterdam and Stockholm, the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion (ACSI) project has closed a first phase, leaving a set of powerful learnings to improve similar initiatives in the future.

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publication date: 15-01-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EU-China cooperation for inclusive and sustainable development

The creation of socially integrative and inclusive cities should become a cornerstone of EU-China cooperation on sustainability. sustainable urban development and the elaboration of comprehensive strategies for socially integrative and inclusive cities should be placed as a permanent topic on the agenda of EU-China policy dialogues.

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publication date: 15-01-2020

Join EUROCITIES initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'

Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.

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publication date: 13-01-2020

Highlights from WG employment critical friend review on skills mismatch and development of 21st century skills

On 14-15 November, EUROCITIES working group on employment meet in Ghent to learn and exchange views on Ghent’s strategic approach on tackling the skills mismatch and develop 21st century skills. The city has shared its practice with 20 participants form 9 cities (Bristol, Lille Metropole, Madrid, Lyon, Barcelona, Gijon, Stockholm and Twente). The discussions were focused on the key challenges, success factors and lessons learnt in tackling skills mismatch and developing 21st century...

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publication date: 24-12-2019

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Next generation CityChangers wanted!

The Urban Future Global Conference, which gathers City Changers from across the world, is fast approaching!

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publication date: 15-12-2019

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  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Cities leading the way on climate action

Cities are climate leaders. 64% of EUROCITIES members have already committed to reach carbon neutrality by 2050. Among them, 12 cities have even committed to reach neutrality before 2040. And climate mitigation is only one side of the coin; 87.5% of our cities have adopted climate adaptation strategies to adapt to the impact of climate change and to protect their citizens.

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publication date: 10-12-2019

Cities learn how to support new groups at risk of homelessness in Poznan

How can cities support new groups at risk of homelessness?

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publication date: 10-12-2019

Working group migration & integration: Amsterdam meeting highlights

Counter narratives on migration was the topic of the meeting of the EUROCITIES working group migration & integration held in Amsterdam on 13-14 November. Read on for a summary of the event's discussions about different approaches and narratives in the context of migration, best practices and funding mechanisms for action at local level.

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publication date: 05-12-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

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start date: 30-01-2020
end date: 31-01-2020