citizens

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

  •  economy

Barcelona presents White Paper on the future of work and jobs at EU level

Barcelona published a White Paper on the future of work and jobs based on deep analysis of the state of play of the local labour market and interviews with employment experts. Promoted by Barcelona Activa, the local economic development agency of Barcelona City Council, the book analyses concepts such as basic income, education, technology, robotics, the ageing of the population, women empowerment, new generations and flexible working hours. The White Paper provides a guide and...

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publication date: 21-01-2019

  •  cooperation

Vienna is the 6th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

This week, Vienna became the 6th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights with a strong commitment to principle 2 on gender equality.

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publication date: 18-01-2019

  •  cooperation

In memory of Pawel Adamowicz, mayor of Gdansk

Pawel Adamowicz, the mayor of Gdansk, has died after he was attacked on stage during a national charity event on Sunday evening. Aged 53, he was Poland’s longest serving mayor, having held the post since 1998.

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publication date: 14-01-2019

  •  economy

Braga is 5th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Today, Braga became the 5th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Braga's Mayor, Ricardo Rio, signed a strong commitment to principle 18 on long-term care.

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publication date: 09-01-2019

Webinar on active involvement of citizens for energy saving

The Sharing Cities programme will host a webinar on the Digital Social Market (DSM) in Lisbon, an online engagement platform on Thursday 17 January 2019, 15:00-16:00 (CET, Brussels time).

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start date: 17-01-2019
end date: 17-01-2019