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Publication on the role of cities in promoting social entrepreneurship

EUROCITIES has prepared a publication on the role of cities in promoting social entrepreneurship. This publication is based on the work of the EUROCITIES WG Smart Social Inclusion which has been gathering practices from its members.

publication

publication date: 22-02-2018

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

Cities and Gender: empowering women in business and politics

European women networks and women working either in cities or city networks as well as experts from EU institutions come together to discuss in a “World Café” format to enable active exchanges.

event

start date: 06-03-2018
end date: 06-03-2018

Third Overview of Housing Exclusion in Europe 2018

On 21 March, FEANTSA and Abbé Pierre Foundation, with the support of Sylvie Guillaume, Vice-President of the European Parliament (S&D) will launch the ‘Third overview of housing exclusion in Europe’.

event

start date: 21-03-2018
end date: 21-03-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Webinar - EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award 2018

Representatives from the International Trade Centre & DG Trade will guide interested cities through the application process. The information webinar will take place on Wednesday 21 February at 14.30 (Brussels time)

event

start date: 21-02-2018
end date: 21-02-2018

  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Regional Forum for Sustainable Development, 1-2 March

The Regional Forum on Sustainable Development (RFSD) follows up on and reviews the implementation of the 2030 Agenda and its Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the UNECE region. Focusing on practical value-added and peer learning, it creates a regional space to share policy solutions, best practices and challenges in SDG implementation and helps identify major regional and subregional trends.

event

start date: 01-03-2018
end date: 02-02-2018

Access and quality of public services: A debate on improving quality of life

On 8 March 2018, Eurofound and the European Economic and Social Committee, will organize an event on the access and quality of public services. The debate will bring together up to 80 representatives of the social partners, EU institutions, national and regional representatives and civil society to discuss the findings from the European Quality of Life Survey 2016.

event

start date: 08-03-2018
end date: 08-03-2018

International Conference in Vienna: 'Housing for All. Affordable Housing in Growing Cities'

The city of Vienna is organising an international conference to discuss the topic of 'Housing for All. Affordable Housing in Growing Cities'.

event

start date: 04-12-2018
end date: 05-12-2018

European Commission publishes the first 2018 quarterly review on employment and social developments in Europe

Today, the Commission has published the first quarterly review of 2018 on employment and social development in Europe (ESDE). The report highlights a solid economic growth of 0.7% GDP combined with improvements in the labour market.

news

publication date: 12-02-2018

Integrating Cities Conference VIII - Milan 7-8 November

The Integrating Cities Conference will foster multilevel dialogue between EU and city representatives working on migration policies.

event

start date: 07-11-2018
end date: 08-11-2018

Rome adopts new plan for integrating Roma people with support from EU funds

Rome adopted a new Roma Plan in May 2017. The Plan aims to support Roma people to leave the encampments and integrate into the labour market and in society by improving their access to education, employment, housing and healthcare. The Roma Plan includes actions for labour market activation, professional training and services for housing inclusion.

news

publication date: 12-02-2018