inclusion

  •  cooperation

Estonian Presidency brings a focus on inclusive and sustainable Europe

Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.

news

publication date: 14-08-2017

  •  economy

news

publication date: 09-08-2017

  •  knowledge society

GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

news

publication date: 03-08-2017

Silver Economy Award for ICT-related product and service innovations

The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy.

news

publication date: 26-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

Registration NOW open for our Autumn Social Affairs Forum

EUROCITIES will hold its next Social Affairs Forum on 25-26 October in Gothenburg to discuss the role of cities in promoting a more social Europe and in delivering on a European Pillar of Social Rights. Our working groups on employment, homelessness and urban ageing will be meeting shortly before the Social Affairs Forum, on 23-24 October in Gothenburg

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publication date: 13-07-2017

  •  economy

Ensuring investments in social housing for all

In response to a parliamentary question from MEP Agnes Jongerius (S&D, NL) regarding the revision of state aid rules for services of general economic interest (‘SGEI’), Commissioner Margrethe Vestager affirmed that state aid can only be granted if social housing responds to "a public need: the provision of accommodation to disadvantaged citizens or socially less advantaged groups who due to solvency constraints are unable to obtain housing at market conditions".

news

publication date: 11-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Give your feedback now to the draft action plans of urban partnerships

According to the Pact of Amsterdam, the urban partnerships set under the Urban Agenda for the EU are required to develop action plans to address common challenges such as urban poverty or inclusion of migrants and refugees.

news

publication date: 11-07-2017

WG Smart Social Inclusion in Twente

The WG Smart Social Inclusion will meet in Netwerkstad Twente on 25-26 September 2017.

event

start date: 25-09-2017
end date: 26-09-2017

EUROCITIES Call for expert to produce publication on the role of cities in promoting social entrepreneurship

EUROCITIES has been collecting a lot of information and good practices from cities over the last two years, concerning the role of local authorities in promoting social economy and especially social entrepreneurship. We are now at the stage that all experiences and good practices reported by cities need to be compiled into one publication that can be disseminated widely at all levels.

news

publication date: 07-07-2017