We are looking for an external evaluator to assess the impact of the EUROCITIES mutual learning activities under the Employment and Social Inclusion (EaSI) operating grant 2018.
publication date: 18-07-2018
From 12 to 14 June, a delegation of cities from EUROCITIES visited Timisoara to offer peer support to further improve the host city’s action plan for Roma inclusion.
publication date: 10-07-2018
A leaflet featuring the activities of EUROCITIES social affairs forum
Policy Dialogue: Bridging the investment gap in social care and infrastructure. What role for the post-2020 EU budget?
The European Policy Centre and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a policy dialogue to discuss the investment gap in social care and infrastructure and the role of the post-2020 EU budget in addressing this gap.
start date: 19-06-2018 end date: 19-06-2018
On 14-15 May, the working group Roma inclusion met in Barcelona to learn about the city’s rights-based approach and intercultural strategy to Roma inclusion both concerning domestic, Spanish Roma, as well as the integration of Roma coming from Eastern Europe.
publication date: 22-05-2018
La Strada, Support center for the homeless sector for the Brussels Region, is organising a Training School 'City counts in Europe' in collaboration with the research institutes of Budapest, Bratislava and Basel.
start date: 25-09-2018 end date: 27-09-2018
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.
publication date: 16-04-2018
On 9 April, the Barcelona City Council adopted the Barcelona Strategy for Inclusion and Reducing Inequalities. This is a 10-year strategy that will run until 2027. The strategy won the votes of all parties in the city council and the support of all social partners and civil society.
publication date: 12-04-2018
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.
publication date: 03-04-2018
publication date: 28-03-2018