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21 cities pledge to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights

Within the framework of our new EUROCITIES initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City', 21 cities have adopted pledges showing how they act to translate the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights into actions to improve people's lives.

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publication date : 19-02-2019

The city - a woman's place: be part of this EUROCITIES public event in Brussels

On 20 March we are holding a public event on 'The city - a woman's place' as part of the second EUROCITIES mayors summit. Join us at the Vaudeville Theatre in Brussels from 18:30 to 22:00 to learn how can we make sure that cities are places where women thrive.

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publication date : 19-02-2019

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Terrassa citizens' panel agrees recommendations on social rights

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Terrassa organised a citizens' consultation to develop recommendations, on social rights relating to housing and work, education and migration and governance and participation, which will be sent to the European Commission.

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publication date : 18-02-2019

Tune in to view LIVE our event at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019

Do not miss out on the launch of our new EUROCITIES initiative ‘Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’ in the European Parliament on 21 February from 10.00 - 12.30.

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publication date : 18-02-2019

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Pawel Adamowicz, you will be missed

These past weeks I have been going through two kinds of emotions: deep sadness for the loss of a great human being and local leader, and deep worry for what is happening in Europe in terms of political violence.

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publication date : 15-02-2019

Utrecht signs a strong pledge to combat and prevent homelessness

Today, Utrecht became the 20th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Deputy Mayor for Social Affairs, Maarten van Ooijen, who is also our vice-chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, signed a strong commitment to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless. 

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publication date : 15-02-2019

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  •  environment

Ghent citizens panel on social rights and the environment issues three recommendations

The city of Ghent invited citizens to discuss the future of Europe on two specific topics - social rights and the environment and climate - in an open debate on 12 February.

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publication date : 14-02-2019

Malmo is the 18th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Malmo became the 18th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Mayor of Malmo Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh signed a strong commitment to ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and provide active support to employment (principle 4).

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publication date : 13-02-2019

Ghent is the 15th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Ghent is the 15th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Mathias De Clercq signed a strong commitment to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date : 08-02-2019

Athens is 13th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Athens is the 13th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Georgios Kaminis signed a strong commitment to principle 1 on education and principle 3 on equal opportunities. 

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publication date : 07-02-2019