demographic change

  •  culture

Answer EUROCITIES’ survey into cities' external cultural relations

EUROCITIES has launched a survey into external cultural relations at a city level to understand how cities use culture in their external relations, the challenges they face and their priorities for the future. The study will then influence our future engagement with the topic, allowing us to champion the urban perspective at a European level.

news

publication date: 03-02-2017

  •  culture

EUROCITIES Culture Forum in Tallinn - 29 March - 1 April 2017

The first EUROCITIES Culture Forum of the year will be held in Tallinn from 29 March until 1 April 2017. The Forum will be on the subject of ‘Innovative Models for Cultural Governance and Partnerships in Cities.’ All 5 working groups of the culture forum will meet alongside the Tallinn forum.

event

start date: 29-03-2017
end date: 01-04-2017

  •  economy

Alternative approaches to welfare and services in the sharing economy

Our final article looking at the outcomes of the roundtable sessions at EUROCITIES 2016 Milan, this time on alternative approaches to welfare and services.

news

publication date: 16-12-2016

  •  culture

How can cities foster the integration of migrants and refugees through culture? Check our inspiration toolkit n°2

Our inspiration toolkit n°2 focuses on the role of culture in the integration of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers. In the toolkit you will find a series of guidelines, case studies and interviews relevant for your city work.

publication

publication date: 24-11-2016

Cities in action: Leeds supports migrants’ strengths

Leeds has harnessed the strengths of migrant communities to help growing numbers of new arrivals fleeing war or looking for a better life settle into the city. By enabling migrant volunteers to come up with their own support solutions, the city is benefiting from better-informed, happier and more employable new citizens and more cost-efficient services and harmonious communities.

case study

publication date: 21-11-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: Zaragoza leads peer-to-peer economy

Zaragoza has responded to the economic crisis by transforming the way the city supports and strengthens entrepreneurialism. Fuelled by shared talent and values, La Colaboradora is revitalising creativity, community, innovation and job creation.

case study

publication date: 21-11-2016

event

start date: 21-06-2016
end date: 22-06-2016

Smart cities and communities for all: how to become smart and age-friendly

Developing smart cities and communities implies a continuous digitalisation of information, public services and opportunities for civic participation. How can smart cities and communities be inclusive for all, including older persons? How to ensure that smart cities and communities do not create new barriers for social inclusion, access to public services, and civic participation for vulnerable groups and, doing so hamper age-friendly efforts?

event

start date: 10-10-2016
end date: 10-10-2016

EUROCITIES urban ageing working group, Tilburg, 22-23 September 2016

This meeting will focus on e-inclusion, ICT solutions and dementia-friendly environments. It will also look at implementation of WHO age-friendly environment tools

event

start date: 22-09-2016
end date: 23-09-2016

EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, Athens, 17-19 October 2016

The next meeting of the Social Affairs Forum will focus on the issue of refugees.

event

start date: 17-10-2016
end date: 19-10-2016