document type

documents for cohesion policy

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

A strong cohesion policy for Europe and citizens - EUROCITIES policy paper on cohesion policy post-2020

Linked to the debate on the future of Europe and the next EU budget, the EUROCITIES policy paper on post-2020 cohesion policy calls for a reinforced and simplified cohesion policy for Europe and its citizens. The future cohesion policy covering all regions should be built on real partnership with cities, focusing on common European challenges but allowing a flexible tailoring to local development needs. Cohesion policy needs to reduce its administrative burden, make it easier to combine...

publication

publication date : 26-06-2017

  •  economy

publication

publication date : 30-05-2017

EUROCITIES statement on the future of cohesion policy

As the reflections and debates on the next EU budget are taking off, EUROCITIES published a policy statement as an initial position on the main principles of the future cohesion policy framework.

publication

publication date : 09-03-2017

  •  knowledge society

publication

publication date : 22-12-2015
policy publication

EUROCITIES statement on asylum in cities

European cities located in arrival, transit and destination countries are experiencing the social, humanitarian and financial challenges of the current asylum crisis. On 13 May, we published our political statement on asylum. Our statement was developed by our working group migration and integration with input from all social affairs forum working groups. We stress the important role European cities play in receiving and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and other beneficiaries of...

publication

publication date : 12-05-2015
policy publication

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

EUROCITIES strategic framework 2014-2020: towards an EU urban agenda for cities

Europe’s future lies in its cities. Well-performing cities and metropolitan areas are crucial not just for the local, regional and national level, but for Europe as a whole. Their performance is critical to Europe’s global competitiveness, and to a new start for the EU.

publication

publication date : 23-01-2015
brochure/report

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

EUROCITIES strategic framework 2014-2020: towards an EU urban agenda for cities

Europe’s future lies in its cities. Well-performing cities and metropolitan areas are crucial not just for the local, regional and national level, but for Europe as a whole. Their performance is critical to Europe’s global competitiveness, and to a new start for the EU.

publication

publication date : 23-01-2015
brochure/report

  •  economy

EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum

General information on the activities of the Economic Development Forum

publication

publication date : 07-11-2014
brochure/report

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

EUROCITIES position on the Europe 2020 mid-term review

Involving cities better in the design, implementation and evaluation of the Europe 2020 strategy will improve its capacity to deliver change on the ground. Our cities are key to achieving the main Europe 2020 targets on employment, R&D, climate change, education and fighting poverty and social exclusion, since 85% of GDP is generated in cities, about three quarters of the EU population lives in cities, and about three quarters of CO2 is emitted in cities.

publication

publication date : 17-10-2014
policy publication

  •  economy

publication

publication date : 20-04-2012
policy publication