news for social affairs

What role do cities play in social inclusion and welfare policies?

EUROCITIES recently contracted an external expert to research the changing role of cities in designing and delivering social inclusion and welfare policies.

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publication date : 02-02-2018

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

Imagining the urban future

At EUROCITIES we are proud of our many achievements since our founding over 30 years ago, for example in achieving an Urban Agenda for the EU, but success means being adaptable and responding to a world that is evolving at great speed. That’s why we are taking an in-depth look at EUROCITIES’ vision, priorities and actions. We want to make sure that the needs and views of Europe’s major cities are increasingly met over the next 30 years, and that EUROCITIES structure and services best...

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publication date : 01-02-2018

Registration is now open for the Social Affairs Forum in Utrecht on 7-8 March

Are you interested to learn about what cities can do for social sustainability? Is your city already working to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals? Or perhaps you or your city are searching for inspiration from other cities in Europe? Then, join us for the Social Affairs Forum in Utrecht on 7-8 March.

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publication date : 01-02-2018

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Connecting territories: the role of European Regions and Cities in the future EU policies for R&I

20/02/2018 | Innovation and research 14h00-17h40| CoR, Rue Belliard 99-101, 1000 Brussels, JDE 52

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publication date : 30-01-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

Registration to the 2018 Covenant of Mayors Ceremony is open!

Since 2008, over 9,200 local authorities have taken action to reach their Covenant of Mayors targets and contribute to the EU climate and energy objectives.

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publication date : 29-01-2018

  •  economy

New EaSI call on innovative work-life balance strategies

The European Commission has lunched, on 19 January, a call for proposal on social innovation and national reforms: innovative work-life balance strategies to facilitate reconciliation of professional and caring responsibilities.

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publication date : 26-01-2018

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Consultation open on the EU budget after 2020

The Commission launched a series of public consultations on the priorities of the EU that should be reflected in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2028. The consultations are open until 8 March 2018. We will be answering to those consultations which are relevant to local authorities, trough relevant forums and working groups.

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publication date : 15-01-2018

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. EUROCITIES’ city leaders are committed to a Europe that demonstrates results, regains the confidence of citizens, while also showing global leadership on issues such as climate change, equal opportunities, quality of life and high standards of public services.

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publication date : 05-01-2018

  •  cooperation

New video highlights a good practice for Roma inclusion in Cluj-Napoca

EUROCITIES produced a video about the good practice of Cluj-Napoca in desegregating a Roma neighbourhood through integrated interventions for Roma inclusion in the city.

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publication date : 22-12-2017

  •  culture

Cities can now apply for the title of European Youth Capital 2021!

Cities across Europe can now apply to become the European Youth Capital in 2021. The title is awarded by the European Youth Forum to a different European city each year. The award is recognising the efforts and initiatives of the municipality in making the city more youth-friendly and boosting the role of young people and youth organisations in the community.

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publication date : 21-12-2017