To mark World Refugee Day (20 June), mayors from more than 50 cities around the world are calling on all local authorities and municipalities to join them in welcoming and including refugees in their communities. The announcement follows the release yesterday (19 June) of new figures by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency that show a continuation of a five-year upward trend in the number of people displaced by conflict or persecution worldwide.
publication date: 20-06-2018
A leaflet featuring the activities of EUROCITIES social affairs forum
Only six weeks to go until the 9th International Cities for Mobility Congress (17-19 June) in Stuttgart.
publication date: 09-05-2018
On 11 April, the OCED launched the report "Working together for local integration of migrants and refugees", which includes contributions and practices from many EUROCITIES members.
publication date: 24-04-2018
Without the inclusion of citizens in the political processes, there can be no democracy. The city of Turin is tackling this issue head on, ensuring that even the most vulnerable social groups can be heard.
publication date: 20-04-2018
Ability, response and social responsibility – Lisbon visits Birmingham to grow social value with Cities Grow
Although migrant run companies are enriching Lisbon in the areas of food, technology and retail, the city is anxious to see similar successes in other industries.
publication date: 05-04-2018
publication date: 13-03-2018
Survey on car-pooling, car-sharing, bike-sharing and many more new form of transport.
publication date: 12-03-2018
The Integrating Cities Conference will foster multilevel dialogue between EU and city representatives working on migration policies.
start date: 07-11-2018 end date: 08-11-2018
On 6 December, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) revealed new findings about the situation of immigrants and minorities in the EU. The findings were presented at a high-level conference in Brussels and discussed with over 200 participants, including representatives of the European Commission, member states, cities, equality bodies, minority groups and employers.
publication date: 07-12-2017