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Towards a sustainable and affordable Housing market in Europe

On 27 June 2017, EUROCITIES participated in the event ‘Towards a sustainable and affordable Housing market in Europe: what to learn from the Italian model?’ at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was organised by the Fondazione Cariplo from Italy. The foundation supports the activities of social and civil organisations and is known to channel about innovation in social housing and providing funding for social housing investment in cities. EUROCITIES looked into the Fondazione...

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publication date : 07-09-2017

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Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out

One year after the launch of Urban Agenda for the EU, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) published a report ‘One Year: pact of Amsterdam’ that aims to map the developments and expected impact of twelve priority areas the Urban Agenda is working on.

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publication date : 01-09-2017

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Ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office?

Have you ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office? Have you ever wanted to put a face to the name of all those EUROCITIES emails? Well now you can!

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publication date : 31-08-2017

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publication date : 28-08-2017

Social innovation in Rotterdam: One-stop-shop for youth at risk of exclusion

Jongerenloket (Youth Desk) is a hub of free services in Rotterdam where vulnerable people under the age of 27 can seek assistance for education, work or care. The one-stop-shop enables young people to access all of the city’s youth-related social services at one central location, hence making it easier for young people to receive the help they need.

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publication date : 18-08-2017

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Estonian Presidency brings a focus on inclusive and sustainable Europe

Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.

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publication date : 14-08-2017

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publication date : 09-08-2017

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Eurobarometer shows optimism in the EU is on the rise

The latest Eurobarometer published on 2 August shows that Europeans are more positive about the future of the EU and their trust in the EU is on the rise.

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publication date : 04-08-2017

  •  knowledge society

GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date : 03-08-2017

Silver Economy Award for ICT-related product and service innovations

The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy.

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publication date : 26-07-2017