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General Data Protection Regulation: Commission Guidance

The Commission presented its Communication on 'Stronger protection, new opportunities - Commission guidance on the direct application of the General Data Protection Regulation as of 25 May 2018', on 24 January 2018.

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publication date : 08-02-2018

Six countries launch the 2018 European Social Fund co-ordinated call

Six Member States have launched their calls in January and February – Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Portugal and Sweden. The calls will cover the broad ESF themes of employment, youth, inclusion, social economy, learning and skills, migrants and governance.

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publication date : 08-02-2018

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EUROCITIES - webinar on 'free flow of non-personal data in Europe' proposal for a regulation (23 Feb 2018)

You are invited to participate to the EUROCITIES webinar on ‘free flow of non-personal data in Europe’ on Friday 23 of February 2018 at 11.30 CET

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publication date : 07-02-2018

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European prize for urban public space 2018: calls for entries open until 21 February

The European prize for Urban Public Space is a biennial, honorific competition which recognises the creation, recovery and improvement of public spaces whose condition is understood as a clear indicator of the democratic health of our cities. With this new award, the Prize—now consolidated as a privileged observatory of good practice in projects that testify to the prolific construction of public spaces around Europe—will be presented for the tenth time.

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publication date : 05-02-2018

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publication date : 02-02-2018

Labour market integration of refugees and asylum seekers

EUROCITIES has conducted research on the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market at local level. The report is based on the findings from 19 cities from 12 EU member states.

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publication date : 02-02-2018

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

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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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Imagining an urban future of technology in service of people: GDC-KSF joint conference

Are the cities of the future to be a series of opal blue utopias, or streets of bent necked citizens crouching over screens?

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publication date : 30-01-2018