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‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’: involve - inspire - impact

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publication date: 22-03-2018

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Highlights from the Social Affairs Forum in Utrecht, 7-8 March 2018

On 7-8 March, the social affairs forum met in Utrecht. A record number of 175 participants from over 50 cities, including 15 elected city politicians and representatives of the European Commission, OECD and UN-HABITAT, took part in the meeting. They agreed cities play a key role in translating the Sustainable Development Goals into relevant actions at local level and involving citizens in the process.

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publication date: 09-03-2018

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New EUROCITIES report on lessons learned from cities experiences with the European Social Fund in 2014-2017

EUROCITIES carried out a survey to examine the experiences of cities with ESF during the first half of the funding period 2014-2020. We analysed the ESF practices of 32 cities from 13 EU member states. The survey collected evidence on the implementation of ESF in cities between 2014-2017 directly from city authorities. The responses fed into a comparative analysis to identify trends across cities and map good practices.

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publication date: 05-03-2018

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What is the way forward to investing in people? Highlights from the ESF conference in Sofia

On 15-16 February, EUROCITIES represented cities at the EU conference on ‘Investing in people – the way forward’, organised by the European Commission and hosted by the Bulgarian Presidency.

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publication date: 04-03-2018

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New EUROCITIES technical report sheds light on lessons learned from cities experiences with the European Social Fund in 2014-2017

EUROCITIES carried out a survey to examine the experiences of cities with ESF during the first half of the funding period 2014-2020. We analysed the ESF practices of 32 cities from 13 EU member states. The survey collected evidence on the implementation of ESF in cities between 2014-2017 directly from city authorities. The responses fed into a comparative analysis to identify trends across cities and map good practices.

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publication date: 28-02-2018

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The fight is on: how will cities cope post 2020?

The debate on the EU budget (or post 2020 Multiannual Financial Framework) is now in full swing here in Brussels, and it’s becoming increasingly complicated. The financial priorities of cities over the next seven years face serious challenges from Brexit, as well as from the rising status of European defence and security, and from financial instruments and loans.

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publication date: 26-02-2018

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Getting cohesion right for citizens means working with cities

Anna Lisa Boni presented EUROCITIES cohesion policy position at an extraordinary meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development on 1 February 2018.

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publication date: 05-02-2018

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Imagining the urban future

At EUROCITIES we are proud of our many achievements since our founding over 30 years ago, for example in achieving an Urban Agenda for the EU, but success means being adaptable and responding to a world that is evolving at great speed. That’s why we are taking an in-depth look at EUROCITIES’ vision, priorities and actions. We want to make sure that the needs and views of Europe’s major cities are increasingly met over the next 30 years, and that EUROCITIES structure and services best...

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publication date: 01-02-2018

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start date: 07-02-2018
end date: 07-02-2018

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Towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. EUROCITIES’ city leaders are committed to a Europe that demonstrates results, regains the confidence of citizens, while also showing global leadership on issues such as climate change, equal opportunities, quality of life and high standards of public services.

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publication date: 05-01-2018