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Top city actions to fight poverty and social exclusion

11 more cities have made financial commitments to fight poverty and social exclusion, as part of EUROCITIES ongoing political initiative ‘Inclusive cities for all: social rights in my city’.

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publication date: 23-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Joining forces on the platform economy

Several of our members cities met to discuss the rather thorny issue of the platform economy, especially Airbnb rentals and what this means for city administrations at a side meeting at our EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum in Munich.

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publication date: 21-10-2019

Contribute to the evaluation of the support to social inclusion by the European Social Fund (ESF)

The European Commission is launching an online consultation to evaluate the role of the European Social Fund (ESF) in supporting social inclusion.

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publication date: 11-10-2019

Munich’s conflict management office

Munich has developed a method of mediation through dialogue to ensure citizens feel safe and comfortable in public spaces. By advocating all user groups’ interests and concerns, the all-party conflict management (AKIM) team is transforming how people feel about city living, increasing self-responsibility among citizens and giving decision-makers insights into issues affecting peaceful coexistence.

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publication date: 11-10-2019

Strasbourg’s Re-let my vacant housing scheme

Strasbourg has developed a novel scheme enabling vacant private housing to be reintroduced as social housing. Through support for owners of empty homes and a toolbox for rental management, the city is creating more affordable homes for poorer households while also promoting social diversity and sustainable development.

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publication date: 11-10-2019

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publication date: 03-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Let's do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level.

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publication date: 01-10-2019

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publication date: 27-09-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

What's hot at the EU Week of Regions and Cities?

We are busy at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities, from 7-10 October, making sure there are plenty of sessions that meet the needs and interests of our member cities. There is a lot to choose from, so here’s a quick run-down of the sessions to look out for.

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publication date: 27-09-2019

  •  mobility

Espoo hosts opening of the European week of sport

Studies show that Europeans are not getting enough exercise, with obesity and disease at an all-time high.

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publication date: 23-09-2019