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
On 18 January, Eurostat has released the data for Housing Price Index for the third quarter of 2018, which shows an increase in pricing in EU member countries. Compared to the same quarter in 2017, there was an increase of 4.3% in housing prices. This creates a pressure on the affordable housing in cities.
publication date: 21-01-2019
Starting with 1 January, Airbnb and the other platforms members of French Holidays Homes Association, will support the development of a sustainable short-term rental market, by limiting the home listing to host reservations for a maximum of 120 nights per calendar year. The restriction applies to primary residence, where the owner at lives least 8 months per year.
publication date: 15-01-2019
Save the Date for our autumn Social Affairs Forum meeting that will take place on 22-24 October 2019 in Warsaw. The forum’s theme is: ‘Inclusive Cities for All: How to ensure social inclusion and well-being for all ages?’
start date: 22-10-2019 end date: 24-10-2019
On 6-7 December, EUROCITIES working groups on housing and homelessness had a joint meeting to learn and exchange views on Vienna’s strategic approach on preventing evictions and homelessness. The city has shared its practices with more than 50 participants from 18 cities (Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Brno, Dublin, Ghent, Glasgow, Gothenburg, Leipzig, Ljubljana, Lyon, Munich, Newcastle, Oslo, Poznan, Vienna, Zaragoza, Zurich). The discussions were focused on the key challenges, success...
publication date: 04-01-2019
Commission recognises the need to channel EU funds to build capacity of local governments for Roma inclusion
On 4 December, the European Commission released a communication on the evaluation of the EU Roma Framework 2011-2020.
publication date: 03-01-2019
EUROCITIES published a report with findings and lessons from the study visit it organised to Timisoara on 12-14 June 2018. This activity is part of the EUROCITIES mutual learning programme for cities working on Roma inclusion at local level, which receives funding support from the European programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSi) under the strategic partnership with the European Commission DG EMPL.
publication date: 02-01-2019
Policy transfer study visit to Toulouse: How can cities support Roma to move from camps into adequate housing?
EUROCITIES is organising a study visit to Toulouse on 9-10 April to support policy transfer of promising city measures for Roma access to adequate housing.
publication date: 02-01-2019
Social Rights for All: Roma inclusion at local level - report from EUROCITIES study visit to Timisoara
This is the report from the study visit that EUROCITIES organised to Timisoara on 12-14 June 2018. This activity is part of the EUROCITIES mutual learning programme for cities working on Roma inclusion at local level, which receives funding support from the European programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSi) under the strategic partnership with the European Commission DG EMPL.
Save the date for our spring meeting of WG Roma inclusion that will take place on 9-10 April in Toulouse on the theme 'How can cities support Roma to move from camps into adequate housing?'
start date: 09-04-2019 end date: 10-04-2019