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Save the date for our next 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.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

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Silvia Ganzerla: Mayors turn focus on jobs

Cities are the drivers of economic growth and job creation, and are key to ensuring the equal participation of vulnerable people in social and economic life, writes EUROCITIES policy director Silvia Ganzerla.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

  •  culture

UNAOC looking for innovative grassroots projects that foster dialogue and cooperation among cultures

The United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and BMW Group are looking for innovative grassroots projects that foster dialogue and cooperation among cultures. Projects with the potential for expansion and replication will receive funding, training and other strategic support for capacity building.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

What future for social Europe?

On 26 April, the very same day that the proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights was launched, the European Commission released its reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

  •  economy

Working Group Employment meets in Stockholm

20 city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES city members attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

“Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

The European Commission has published a call for proposals with the aim of helping Member States to prepare the implementation of the Recommendation “Upskilling Pathways: new opportunities for adults”.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

Working group housing discuss inclusiveness and limited profit housing associations in Vienna

On 3 and 4 May, members of the working group housing gathered in Vienna to discuss inclusiveness of the housing market and the role of limited profit housing associations in the provision of affordable housing. The meeting explored their scale of activities and legal architecture in various cities.

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publication date : 09-05-2017

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES is celebrating Europe Day 2017 with the launch of our fully revamped newsletter!

This new notification tool will now send you regular updates of the most recent content available on our website, at intervals you choose, and from across our policy and projects work.

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publication date : 08-05-2017

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  •  economy

EUROCITIES calls for a stronger role for cities in future EU youth policy

On 3-4 May, EUROCITIES took part in the European Commission’s conference on the future EU Youth Strategy and its priorities. This conference gathered over 200 participants and took place during the European Youth Week. During the week of 1-7 May, hundreds of events took place across Europe to inform young people about the opportunities offered to them to learn and volunteer abroad through EU programmes such as Erasmus+ and the newly launched European Solidarity Corps.

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publication date : 05-05-2017

  •  economy

Cities in action: Glasgow adopts cooperative model

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life.

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publication date : 28-04-2017