Warsaw became the 11th city to pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Pawel Rabiej signed a strong commitment to principle 11 on childcare and support to children.
publication date: 05-02-2019
Cities are witnessing major societal changes and increasingly complex social realities as a result of digitalisation and globalisation, demographic change and increased migration to and within the EU. To tackle these challenges and tap into the opportunities, cities need to learn to continuously innovate and to be forward-looking. Cities need to become open living labs to pilot innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban areas.
publication date: 01-02-2019
The social affairs forum will work towards implementing its vision for inclusive and cohesive cities.
For the first time ever, EUROCITIES is organising a Social Innovation Lab. The theme of the Lab is 'Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation'. We aim to address the new and emerging social challenges in cities by fostering co-learning, co-sharing and co-creation of innovative solutions.
start date: 26-03-2019 end date: 27-03-2019
Register NOW for the EUROCITIES high-level political event at the European Parliament on 21 February
EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show cities’ concrete contributions to a more cohesive and inclusive Europe starting from local level. EUROCITIES deputy mayors will present their pledges to act on the principles of the EU Pillar for Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. This will take place at an event of EUROCITIES at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019 in the presence of Members of European Parliament and high-level Commission...
publication date: 24-01-2019
Our EUROCITIES working group on social inclusion through education will meet on 24-26 April 2019 in Barcelona.
start date: 24-04-2019 end date: 26-04-2019
EUROCITIES has developed and piloted a methodology for 'critical friend review' between cities. This method is an effective way to nurture mutual learning between cities during study visits where visiting city experts act as 'critical friends' to provide constructive feedback to the host city with suggestions for areas to further improve the strategy, measures, projects or practices.
publication date: 23-01-2019
Barcelona published a White Paper on the future of work and jobs based on deep analysis of the state of play of the local labour market and interviews with employment experts. Promoted by Barcelona Activa, the local economic development agency of Barcelona City Council, the book analyses concepts such as basic income, education, technology, robotics, the ageing of the population, women empowerment, new generations and flexible working hours. The White Paper provides a guide and...
publication date: 21-01-2019
This week, Vienna became the 6th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights with a strong commitment to principle 2 on gender equality.
publication date: 18-01-2019
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URBACT released its final URBACT III call for Action Planning networks on January 7th. The focus is on collaborative networks of cities to co-design integrated action plans on urban poverty, mobility, digital transitions etc.
publication date: 11-01-2019