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It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.
publication date: 21-03-2019
EUROCITIES has prepared a video to present the successful practice of Vienna on preventing evictions and homelessness. It focuses on the strategic approach of the city, by showing the direct impact it has on two citizens - Andreas & Franziska. Through Wiener Wohnen, the property management company, Vienna engaged social workers to reach and provide tailored support to people that are at risk of being evicted.
publication date: 19-03-2019
Have your say on the EU Semester 2019 country reports and the investment guidance for future cohesion policy
The European Commission recently published the country reports under the European Semester 2019, analysing the social and economic situation in each EU member state. The country reports include more examples and analysis related to specific urban challenges than in any other previous country reports beforehand, which is good news for cities.
publication date: 15-03-2019
This document presents an overview of EU key policy and funding updates relevant to social affairs for the period November 2018 - March 2019.
EUROCITIES political manifesto ahead of the European elections
The European Commission in collaboration with EUROCITIES is organising the 2nd edition of the Urban Academy on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees. This will take place in Antwerp on 21-22 May.
publication date: 11-03-2019
City representatives are warmly invited to take part in the Urban Academy on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees, which will take place in Antwerp on 21-22 May 2019.
start date: 21-05-2019 end date: 22-05-2019
How can cities support Roma to move from camps into adequate housing? This is the theme that EUROCITIES is exploring during 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: 07-03-2019
21 cities, representing more than 20 million citizens have presented their pledges to act on the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. In total, the 21 cities pledge to invest €4.32 billion to fight poverty and social exclusion over the next 5 years.
publication date: 22-02-2019
21 cities, representing more than 20 million citizens have so far pledged €4.32 billion towards a fairer, more equal and inclusive Europe.