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Gothenburg is 3rd city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

On 12 December, Gothenburg became the 3rd city after Madrid and Stuttgart to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Marina Johansson and the Vice-Chair of the Political Committee on Social Welfare, Kristina Bergman Alme signed a strong commitment to principle 1 ‘education, training and lifelong learning’.

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publication date : 19-12-2018

Ljubljana is 4th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Today, Ljubljana became the fourth city after Madrid, Stuttgart and Gothenburg to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Zoran Jankovic signed pledges to principle 16 'healthcare' and principle 19 'housing and assistance for the homeless'.

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publication date : 19-12-2018

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publication date : 12-12-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Lublin citizens panel - three proposals on migration

As part of our citizens panels initiative, Lublin (Poland) organised a consultation on migration policy, which gave citizens the opportunity to hear from and debate directly with the European Commission and other experts, as well as to put forward possible solutions.

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publication date : 12-12-2018

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES takes part in the European Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018

EUROCITIES together with city representatives from Stuttgart and Toulouse took part in the EU conference to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3-4 December 2018.

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publication date : 10-12-2018

European Parliament votes in favour of a stronger urban dimension of ESF+ 2021-2027

On 3 December 2018, the European Parliament’s EMPL committee adopted its report on the Commission's proposal for the European Social Fund+ 2021-2027. 

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publication date : 10-12-2018

New Call for the Social Economy

European Social Economy Regions, or ESER, is a European Commission DG GROW initiative that aims to raise social economy awareness and capacity, at regional and local level, and to build regional/local networks of social economy stakeholders.

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publication date : 05-12-2018

EUROCITIES political event at the European Parliament 'From principle to action: How to implement the EU Pillar of Social Rights at local level'

EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show how 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...

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publication date : 04-12-2018

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES selected to be part of EU-level working group on childcare

In November, EUROCITIES was selected to be part of a new EU level Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This working group was recently established by the European Commission in the framework of the EU 2020 strategy for Education and Training (ET2020). The working group is formed mostly of representatives of national governments and will discuss how to improve quality of childcare services, social inclusion and professionalisation of staff, during its two-year...

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publication date : 02-12-2018

Join the EUROCITIES initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'

Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our new initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.

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publication date : 02-12-2018