funding & investment

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

news

publication date: 15-05-2018

  •  knowledge society

Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) Telecom call for proposals on eTranslation, eDelivery and eInvoicing

Interested applicants are invited to submit proposals by 18 September 2018.

news

publication date: 04-05-2018

  •  environment

The City Finance Lab - boosting innovation in climate finance for cities on May 25, 2018

On May, 25 Climate-KIC is organising a webinar on: The City Finance Lab - boosting innovation in climate finance for cities

event

start date: 25-05-2018
end date: 25-05-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

LIFE call for proposals published, apply now for environment and climate adaptation projects

To find out more you can check the EUROCITIES funding briefs and join the Covenant of Mayors webinar which will take place on 28 May. National and European info days are also being organised.

news

publication date: 27-04-2018

  •  cooperation

URBACT transfer networks looking for partners!

Some of the 25 Transfer Networks recently approved under the URBACT fudnign programme are looking for partners! If you're interested to transfer their practice to your city, fill in their questionnaire and send it back before 7 May.

news

publication date: 26-04-2018

EUROCITIES meets Commissioner Thyssen to discuss working together to implement European Pillar of Social Rights

On 13 April, the mayor of Ghent and president of EUROCITIES, Daniël Termont and deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the social affairs forum, Laia Ortiz met with Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Marianne Thyssen, to discuss how cities and the European Commission can work together on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

news

publication date: 16-04-2018

Cities share good practices and deliver key messages at the EU Roma Week

The week 9-12 April marked the third edition of the EU Roma Week organised by the European Parliament and European Commission to celebrate the International Roma Day. During four days, policy-makers, experts, activists and civil society organisations met in Brussels to celebrate Roma culture and to debate the future of the EU Roma framework. EUROCITIES was an official partner and brought three cities (Barcelona, Ghent and Rome) to share their good practices of Roma inclusion from the...

news

publication date: 13-04-2018

Lille Metropole’s innovative way to tackle long-term unemployment is to create jobs

Lille Metropole is experimenting an innovative way to tackle long term unemployment, following a call from the French government to launch such pilots in local communities with long-term unemployment ('Territoires zéro chômeur de longue durée').

news

publication date: 09-04-2018

European Commission takes first steps towards a more ‘social’ European Semester

The European Commission published in March the 2018 country reports that analyse the economic and social policy reforms in EU member states and identify EU-wide trends in terms of convergence. It is for the first time that the European Pillar of Social Rights is integrated into the country reports, which shows the Commission’s commitment to use the European Semester as a key tool to implement the pillar.

news

publication date: 03-04-2018

  •  economy

Highlights of our economic development forum: ‘people, firms, places’

On 26-28 March, our economic development forum (EDF) met in Braga Portugal to discuss the role of cities in the knowledge economy. 100 participants from over 45 cities, including 11 elected city politicians, shared expertise during these three days on smart and inclusive growth, investments and translating Sustainable Development Goals into local actions; focusing on SDG 8 ‘decent work and economic growth’ and SDG 9 ‘industry, innovation and infrastructure’.

news

publication date: 29-03-2018