news for accessibility

  •  cooperation

Our ‘Inclusive Cities for All’ initiative continues – Join NOW with your city pledge!

This February, EUROCITIES launched a new initiative 'Inclusive cities for all: Social rights in my city' and we announced the first 21 city pledges at a high-level political event at the European Parliament. The pledges bring a total investment of over €4.32 billion from cities over the next 5 years to fight poverty and social exclusion by delivering the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights at local level.

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publication date : 07-05-2019

15 cities learn from Toulouse how to support Roma to access adequate housing

How can cities support Roma to move out of camps into adequate housing? This is what 35 local policy-makers and practitioners on homelessness and Roma inclusion from 15 European cities addressed during a policy transfer study visit to Toulouse. Representatives from the Council of Europe and the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights also took part in the meeting.

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publication date : 19-04-2019

Join us for the study visit on building accessible cities for all ages in Ljubljana, on 12-14 June

Save the date for the next working groups urban ageing and barrier-free cities meeting in Ljubljana, on 12-14 May, focusing on the ‘building accessible cities for all ages.’

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publication date : 17-04-2019

Join us for the study visit on building accessible cities for all ages in Ljubljana, on 12-14 June

Save the date for the next working groups urban ageing and barrier-free cities meeting in Ljubljana, on 12-14 May, focusing on the ‘building accessible cities for all ages.’

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publication date : 17-04-2019

  •  culture

Culture and demographic change: new EUROCITIES recommendations

Our new recommendations for cities, cultural institutions and practitioners were developed by the EUROCITIES young people and culture working group and aim to strengthen the strategic planning and development of local cultural institutions facing challenges linked to demographic changes.

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publication date : 03-04-2019

Key takeaways from our first-ever EUROCITIES Social Innovation Lab

The first-ever Social Innovation Lab of EUROCITIES took place on 25-27 March 2019 in Glasgow. Over 120 city politicians, officers and change makers (social enterprises and foundations) from over 50 cities in Europe joined forces to pilot a new way of working for ‘Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation’.

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publication date : 02-04-2019

  •  mobility

CIVITAS Forum 2019

The CIVITAS Forum Conference 2019 is taking place from 2-4 October in Graz, Austria. The 17th edition of Europe's top sustainable mobility event will gather the leading figures in the field from across the continent and beyond. Registration and more information Book your place at CIVITAS Forum 2019 now. Attendance is free! Visit the event's web page for more information, including a draft programme outline and travel and accommodation details. Follow #CIVITAS2019 on Twitter for the latest...

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publication date : 25-03-2019

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Our members scoop up mobility awards

The latest EUROPEAN MOBILITY WEEK award has recognised the enormous efforts of our members in leading the way on sustainable mobility!

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publication date : 22-03-2019

  •  mobility

Highlights from the Mobility Forum in Karlsruhe (13-15 March 2019) Focus on decarbonisation

“Cities are often the frontrunners in the implementation of sustainable mobility measures, acting as a driving force for higher climate ambition at national and EU level.” Mark Major, SLoCaT.

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publication date : 19-03-2019