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  • News 15 November 2023

    Ending youth homelessness in our cities

    Youth homelessness is increasing in cities across Europe. To respond to this crisis, Eurocities has developed a new report outlining the vision of cities to support homeless young people, and the ambitious actions required at EU, national and local levels of government to bring about change.

    10 minute read
  • Spotlight 29 September 2023

    Will the Temporary Protection Directive provide clarity?

    More than 4.1 million people from Ukraine benefited from the Temporary Protection Directive as of 31 July 2023. But what is its future? And what will the fate of other migrants be?

    3 minute read
  • News 24 May 2023

    Cities lead the way towards inclusive wellbeing

    "Urban areas present a challenge for mental health... It is, therefore, essential to address mental health across all levels of government, including the local level." This is one of the conclusions of a new Eurocities study published on the occasion of European Mental Health Week.

    2 minute read
  • Policy papers 22 May 2023

    Joint letter on nature restoration

    Eurocities and the Council of European Municipalities and Regions (CEMR) have issued a joint statement in response to the European Commission's proposed EU Nature Restoration Law (NRL).

    1 minute read
  • Publications 3 May 2023

    Cities’ commitment to a more sustainable and inclusive culture

    Cities are an integral part of the fight to mitigate global warming, adapt to climate change and make societies more inclusive. Culture can make a difference.

    2 minute read
  • Policy papers 14 March 2023

    Could new EU targets melt into air?

    How would you rate air quality legislation that will have difficulty improving overall air quality, will not be acted upon in time, and is contradicted by other regulations? If we don’t close loopholes now, this could be what the EU’s revised Ambient Air Quality Directive leaves us with.

    5 minute read
  • Publications 26 December 2022

    Fighting youth homelessness in cities

    Young people are becoming more and more vulnerable to homelessness. Cities are acting with targeted services that take into account their age and circumstances.

    7 minute read
  • Publications 8 June 2022

    A year in cities 2021-22

    The online Eurocities Annual Report 2021-22 presents stories of city successes and updates from the last 18 months.

    1 minute read
  • News 15 December 2021

    The past, present and future of culture and heritage

    A new publication will bring you insights into present challenges and future trends in cultural heritage - and great examples of how cities around Europe are approaching them.

    6 minute read
  • News 13 October 2021

    Trends and challenges in cultural heritage

    How can cities involve local people in governing cultural heritage, merge it with other policy areas and leverage it to help us through the Covid recovery? This new publication will serve as a guide.

    2 minute read

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