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NEW video with highlights from our spring social affairs forum in Lisbon

On 3-4 April, 140 participants from 40 cities met at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Lisbon to address the common challenge of deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities, and to discuss possible solutions.

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publication date : 23-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Social Europe: Cities are ready to do more

What are the key issues for the future of Europe? What impact can cities have? What do cities need to better reflect citizens needs? EUROCITIES mayors and politicians today discussed one of the key issues in this debate: How do we manage work and social inclusion in our cities?

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publication date : 23-06-2017

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

Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date : 22-06-2017

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publication date : 21-06-2017

Cities take part in training on children’s rights at the European Parliament

On 7 June 2017, the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI) of the European Parliament organised a capacity building training session on children’s rights.

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publication date : 19-06-2017

  •  economy

European wages have not recovered from the crisis

Close to a decade after the start of the crisis, wage growth is far from matching pre-crisis rates.

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publication date : 13-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date : 12-06-2017

Social enterprises flourishing in Brno

On 1 and 2 June, the working group Smart Social Inclusion met in Brno. The event included a visit to the impact hub of the city, to social enterprises and discussions on how cities can harness the potential of social entrepreneurship for the benefits of their citizens.

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publication date : 09-06-2017

Cities look to innovation to care for an ageing population

Our working group urban ageing met on 19 May in Brussels, the day after participants attended the conference ‘Innovation in Care: How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?’.

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publication date : 07-06-2017

  •  mobility

The Traffic agent app toward new developments

The Traffic Agent application developed by the city of Oslo had been shortlisted for the EUROCITIES award for innovation in 2015. Its is now entering a new phase and offers possibilities for further developments Europe-wide.

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publication date : 06-06-2017