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  • Press release 30 September 2020

    Cities pledge over €14 billion to fight poverty and social exclusion

    44 cities, representing more than 51 million citizens, have jointly pledged €14.2 billion in social investment measures towards creating a fairer, more equal and inclusive Europe.

    5 minutes read
  • News Publications 30 September 2020

    Europe’s recovery must be social

    The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated pre-existing inequalities, making vulnerable people even more so and creating new groups of ‘urban poor’. Eurocities makes 15 recommendations to EU and national leaders on how we can face the current unprecedented set of challenges and drive an inclusive recovery.

    3 minutes read
  • News 29 September 2020

    Facing unprecedented urban challenges

    Cities have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has quickly morphed from a health crisis, into an unprecedented economic, social and potentially societal crisis. This has prompted a range of new, and different policy responses to meet urgent demands on public services.

    2 minutes read
  • Spotlight 28 September 2020

    Cities on the frontline of managing the crisis

    "Cities have been on the front lines in stepping up policy responses and emergency measures to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis," reflects Silvia Ganzerla, ahead of a an online discussion this week on how cities can build back better.

    4 minutes read

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