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.
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.
publication date: 07-02-2019
In January, Glasgow held a citizens' panel on economic development in relation to the European Pillar of Social Rights and as part of our citizens' panel initiative. Following good practice presentations and discussions, participants came up with three recommendations.
publication date: 06-02-2019
Warsaw became the 11th city to pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Pawel Rabiej signed a strong commitment to principle 11 on childcare and support to children.
publication date: 05-02-2019
Cities are witnessing major societal changes and increasingly complex social realities as a result of digitalisation and globalisation, demographic change and increased migration to and within the EU. To tackle these challenges and tap into the opportunities, cities need to learn to continuously innovate and to be forward-looking. Cities need to become open living labs to pilot innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban areas.
publication date: 01-02-2019
The social affairs forum will work towards implementing its vision for inclusive and cohesive cities.
For the first time ever, EUROCITIES is organising a Social Innovation Lab. The theme of the Lab is 'Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation'. We aim to address the new and emerging social challenges in cities by fostering co-learning, co-sharing and co-creation of innovative solutions.
start date: 26-03-2019 end date: 27-03-2019
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...
publication date: 24-01-2019
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.
publication date: 24-01-2019
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.
publication date: 09-01-2019