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start date: 04-05-2017
end date: 04-05-2017

EurActiv: Cities ask EU to put people first

Laia Ortiz, deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, sends a strong signal that cities are ready to do more but they need better access to EU funding.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

EUROCITIES takes part in the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth 2017

On 24 April, the European Commission held the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth. It brought together policy makers and civil society to discuss what the EU can do to ensure that all citizens reap the benefits of truly inclusive growth. This year, the one-day event focused on the social inclusion of young people and the solutions that exist for them to reach their full potential. An implicit focus of the event was the European Pillar of Social Rights, which was on everyone’s minds two...

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publication date: 26-04-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES welcomes the European Pillar of Social Rights and demands for cities to be involved

Today, the European Commission adopted its proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Pillar aims to update the European social model in light of changing economic and labour markets. It sets out 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. They concern equal opportunities and access to the labour market, fair working conditions, and social protection and inclusion.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

  •  knowledge society

Pan European Networks: City-led, citizen-focused

Nikolaos Kontinakis, senior project coordinator, outlines some key initiatives that EUROCITIES has undertaken in the field of smart cities.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

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publication date: 25-04-2017

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start date: 10-05-2017
end date: 12-05-2017

  •  mobility

The first CIVITAS SUMPs-Up call for planning authorities is open

Is your city in the process of initiating, developing or implementing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP)? Is your city advanced and you want to take part in the uptake of SUMPs in European cities?

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publication date: 25-04-2017

WG Smart Social Inclusion in Brno

The next meeting of the WG Smart Social Inclusion will take place in Brno from Thursday 1st to Friday 2nd June.

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start date: 01-06-2017
end date: 02-06-2017

WG Urban Ageing - Innovation in Care conference

On Thursday 18 May the conference "Innovation in Care:How to improve quality of life and services for an ageing population?” will take place in Brussels. The WG Urban Ageing will meet the following day, on 19 May.

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start date: 18-05-2017
end date: 19-05-2017

  •  knowledge society

Growing Smart Energy Cities - Strategies, Instruments and Financing Tools

Berliner Energieagentur and EUROCITIES are happy to invite you to join the conference Growing Smart Energy Cities Strategies, Instruments and Financing Tools on 31 May - 1 June in Berlin.

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start date: 31-05-2017
end date: 01-06-2017