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Highlights from our Social Affairs Forum online – cities respond to the COVID crisis

More than 90 representatives from 55 cities met online for the Social Affairs Forum meeting to discuss the social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and how to mitigate them.

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publication date : 28-05-2020

Policy updates on employment and inclusive labour market for rebuilding EU economy

While necessary to combat COVID-19, the confinement and social distancing measures are putting unprecedented pressure on local labour markets. Unemployment is increasing and consequences of COVID-19 are likely to affect regions and cities differently with tourist destinations and large. The share of jobs at risk during confinement ranges from 15% to 35% depending on the regional economy

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publication date : 26-05-2020

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Key messages from EUROCITIES-OECD webinar on the impact of COVID-19 on employment

EUROCITIES has brought together European Commission (EC), the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) to present the key challenges of the COVID19 on the labour market and employment in a webinar organised on 12 May. Done in partnership with OECD, the online event gathered more than 190 city practitioners.

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publication date : 18-05-2020

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Key messages from our city dialogue on mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities

EUROCITIES brought together 120 strategists from 60 European cities across 23 countries in direct dialogue with OECD to discuss the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities and how to tackle them.

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publication date : 07-05-2020

Join our Social Affairs Forum meeting online on 27 May

EUROCITIES is holding the spring meeting of the Social Affairs Forum online on 27 May.

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publication date : 05-05-2020

Join our city dialogue on mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 crisis in cities

While the EU and national leaders are now discussing plans for the EU Recovery Fund and the revision of the EU budget for 2021-2027, cities are pro-actively setting out measures to mitigate the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis on people, jobs, businesses, the local economy and equality and inclusion in our cities. This requires a good understanding of the consequences and impact of the COVID-19 crisis we are dealing with in our cities.

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publication date : 04-05-2020

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Join the online meeting of WG employment - Future of work: trends and the impact of the COVID19 on labour market

EUROCITIES WG employment will meet online on 12 May from 10.00 to 12.00 to discuss about the future of work: trends and the impact of the COVID19 on labour market. The online meeting is organised in partnership with the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

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publication date : 27-04-2020

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Takeaways from EUROCITIES City Dialogue on the European Social Fund+

This EUROCITIES city dialogue brought together 90 people from 55 cities in 20 countries to discuss how cities get involved in the programming of the ESF+ for 2021-2027. City experts learned about the state of play of ESF+ at EU level directly from the European Commission. They exchanged and learned how other cities are working with managing authorities to feed an urban perspective, based on local needs, into the priorities and actions of the ESF+ programme in their region or country,...

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publication date : 08-04-2020

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COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge strong collaboration between all levels of government.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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Takeaways from the EUROCITIES webinar on EU funding to fight coronavirus

This EUROCITIES webinar brought together a record of 175 representatives from 70 different cities across 20 countries in Europe to discuss with the European Commission how cities can access and use the EU funding under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative.

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publication date : 01-04-2020