news for social affairs

  •  culture

Call for civil society organisations interested in a campaign on early childhood development

Eurochild and International Step by Step Association are launching a call for interest to identify civil society organisations interest to join a campaign on early childhood development policies and services.

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publication date : 15-11-2019

City guidelines – Moving Roma people out of camps: from planning and evacuation to preventing the formation of a new camp

How can cities plan and implement the evacuation of camps, while also preventing the formation of new ones? City experts from the WG Roma inclusion have been inspired by the study visit in Toulouse and produced a set of guidelines to help cities moving Roma people out of camps into adequate housing.

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publication date : 15-11-2019

  •  economy

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publication date : 14-11-2019

Call for external expert - preparation of an analytical report on the European Pillar of Social Rights - Housing and assistance for the homeless

EUROCITIES is looking for an external expert to produce a report on the implementation at local level of principle 19 of the European Pillar of Social Rights – Housing and assistance for the homeless. If you have an interest in urban policies related to social housing and tackling homelessness, we hope to hear from you by 15 November.

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publication date : 05-11-2019

Highlights from Social Affairs Forum in Warsaw on 22-24 October

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Warsaw on 22-24 October 2019 to discuss the topic of ‘Inclusive cities: Ensuring social inclusion & well-being for all ages’. The first paper free forum meeting had a great attendance of 150 participants, from 50 cities including 15 politicians and representatives of European Commission, European Investment Bank, UNICEF, EUROCHILD and beneficiaries of Warsaw’s ESF projects. The two-days meeting offered the opportunity to identify what works to...

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publication date : 05-11-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date : 24-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Joining forces on the platform economy

Several of our members cities met to discuss the rather thorny issue of the platform economy, especially Airbnb rentals and what this means for city administrations at a side meeting at our EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum in Munich.

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publication date : 21-10-2019

Contribute to the evaluation of the support to social inclusion by the European Social Fund (ESF)

The European Commission is launching an online consultation to evaluate the role of the European Social Fund (ESF) in supporting social inclusion.

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publication date : 11-10-2019

  •  economy

Register NOW for the critical friend review on tackling skills mismatch and developing 21st century skills, in Ghent, on 14-15 November

EUROCITIES WG Employment is meeting in Ghent, on 14-15 November, to discuss on ‘how cities can tackle the skills mismatch and develop 21st century skills?'.

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publication date : 07-10-2019