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Social Rights for All: Cities are committed to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights

EUROCITIES adopted a statement to show the commitment of cities to deliver on the principles and rights enshrined in the European Pillar of Social Rights and to promote social rights for all citizens.

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publication date: 19-10-2017

EUROCITIES report maps the situation of Roma in cities in Europe

EUROCITIES has conducted a mapping study in 23 large cities in Europe, which have big Roma populations. The findings from the mapping study are presented in a comprehensive report that reveals the situation of Roma inclusion at local level.

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publication date: 17-10-2017

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publication date: 17-10-2017

Commission’s work-life balance package expected to have a positive impact on cities

On 11 October, the Committee of the Regions organised a workshop to assess the potential impact of the Commission's work-life balance package on the EU’s cities and regions. EUROCITIES took part in this workshop together with two city representatives from Vienna and Malmo.

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publication date: 16-10-2017

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publication date: 13-10-2017

Social innovation in Nantes: A single access point to simplify the lives of families

Relais Accueil Petite Enfance is an Early Childcare Service Point that aims to lift barriers to employment for parents and ensure social inclusion through a flexible and responsive approach to childcare.

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publication date: 13-10-2017

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Circular cities – a month of action

Our current levels of consumption exceed what our natural resource systems can produce, and we throw away more than we reuse or recycle, with tangible consequences for our environment and climate.

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publication date: 12-10-2017

Robots, visualisation and a human-centered approach to migration

Members of the EUROCITIES working group on migration and integration were impressed by the Helsinki Skills Center and its service models, run by the Helsinki education department.

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publication date: 05-10-2017

CITIES GROW: The study visit of Nicosia to Helsinki

How can a city unlock the potential of its migrants, boosting their economic participation as employees and entrepreneurs?

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publication date: 04-10-2017

Twente strives to connect social innovation with economic attractiveness

On 25-26 September, the WG Smart Social Inclusion met in Netwerkstad Twente, a group of cities comprising Enschede, Hengelo, Almelo, Borne and Oldenzaal, located in the eastern part of the Netherlands at the border with Germany.

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publication date: 04-10-2017