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NEW video with highlights from our spring social affairs forum in Lisbon

On 3-4 April, 140 participants from 40 cities met at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Lisbon to address the common challenge of deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities, and to discuss possible solutions.

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publication date: 23-06-2017

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

Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.

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publication date: 22-06-2017

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publication date: 21-06-2017

  •  economy

European city seminar - New skills for an inclusive labour market.

Netwerkstad Twente, the province of Overijssel, in cooperation with Eurocities, will organise a seminar on the new skills needed to ensure an inclusive labour market that helps build social and economic stability in Europe. Cities and regions play an important role in educating young people,especially those with a distance to the labour market, in securing sufficient job opportunities. Developing innovative skills through education can better prepare young people to access the labour...

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start date: 25-09-2017
end date: 26-09-2017

Cities take part in training on children’s rights at the European Parliament

On 7 June 2017, the Anti-Racism and Diversity Intergroup (ARDI) of the European Parliament organised a capacity building training session on children’s rights.

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publication date: 19-06-2017

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES Call for expert for research of the role of local governments in social welfare policies

In the context of the debate about the future of social Europe and the shaping of the European Pillar of Social Rights, EUROCITIES wants to emphasise the importance of cities in social inclusion and inclusive labour market, on the basis of strong evidence from research. For this, we want to commission research that will take stock of the evidence that we have already collected in EUROCITIES and place it within an analytical framework built upon the main trends identified in the most...

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publication date: 19-06-2017

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

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start date: 28-06-2017
end date: 28-06-2017

  •  economy

European wages have not recovered from the crisis

Close to a decade after the start of the crisis, wage growth is far from matching pre-crisis rates.

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publication date: 13-06-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date: 12-06-2017

Social enterprises flourishing in Brno

On 1 and 2 June, the working group Smart Social Inclusion met in Brno. The event included a visit to the impact hub of the city, to social enterprises and discussions on how cities can harness the potential of social entrepreneurship for the benefits of their citizens.

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publication date: 09-06-2017