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European Commission’s SURE instrument enables €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives

On Thursday 2 April, the European Commission has proposed a new instrument to ‘Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE)’. This new temporary pan-European instrument worth up to €100 billion of loans dedicated to members states. The proposal needs to be voted in the Council, before becoming an official EU loans instrument.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

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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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European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis

In the Turkish city of Pendik, police go shopping for the elderly who have to stay at home. London has reserved 300 hotel rooms for homeless people to help them self-isolate, to protect themselves and others against infection. And Barcelona makes advance payments for artists whose shows have been postponed.

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publication date : 24-03-2020

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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ROCK cities provide inspiring ideas to ensure better access to cultural heritage

Accessibility is connected to all the aspects that determine the possibility to fully participate in urban life: overcoming physical and economic barriers, perception of safety, equal access to institutions, cultural productions, participation and empowerment of citizens, information and opportunities

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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Commission 100 days: 'Get things done with cities'

Major European cities have offered the European Commission to join forces in key areas like climate change, digital transformation and social inclusion. “A closer cooperation with cities will enable faster progress,” said Anna Lisa Boni, secretary general of the cities network EUROCITIES, in a statement after the first hundred days of the Commission. “Cities are needed to get things done.”

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publication date : 09-03-2020

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EUROCITIES fighting gender inequality with culture

How is the culture and the creative sector contributing to more gender equality in cities?

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publication date : 04-03-2020

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Cultural heritage in Action: join our community of practice!

We are thrilled to launch Cultural Heritage in Action, a peer-learning programme for local and regional policy makers to exchange knowledge on cultural heritage, with a focus on participatory governance, adaptive reuse and quality of interventions on heritage.

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publication date : 25-02-2020

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Join EUROCITIES new working group on children and young people

EUROCITIES is delighted to announce the creation of a new cross-forum working group that will focus on ‘children and young people’. From cultural engagement to health and well-being the working group will work across all EUROCITIES forums, focusing on the varied aspects of children and young people in our cities

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publication date : 04-02-2020

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Let there be light: cultural heritage and light management in Lyon

In Lyon, urban lighting is closely embedded in the whole urban landscape and is part of the city’s heritage.

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publication date : 19-12-2019