We are happy to invite you to the virtual launch of our EUROCITIES Working Group Children and Young People on 10 July. The meeting will take place online from 10.00 - 12.00 CET.
Members will have the opportunity to:
- Get informed about the latest updates from EU level and EUROCITIES, and our WG priorities and activities in 2020
- Get connected with other cities to discuss policy responses from cities to mitigate the negative impact of COVID-19 on child poverty
- Get involved with inputs from your city to our EUROCITIES survey on fighting child poverty and contribute to shaping the upcoming EU Child Guarantee scheme
10.00 – 10.10 Welcome and introductions
10.10 – 10.20 Brief introduction to Leeds and why children is high on the agenda in the City
10.20 – 10.45 WG work plan for 2020 and introduction to Child Poverty Survey
10.45 – 11.15 EU & EUROCITIES policy updates including update on the EU Child Guarantee
11.15 – 11.45 Interactive discussion with members on policy responses from cities to COVID-19
11.45 – 12.00 Next steps
To attend, registration is mandatory. Please register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/eurocities-children-and-young-peoples-working-group-leeds-2020-tickets-110949194026 before 8 July.
In preparation for our WG meeting, you can find attached an overview of EU policy responses to coronavirus focused on children.