economic development

  •  economy

Lille Metropole pledges to provide active support to long-term unemployed

Lille Metropole is the 17th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The President of Lille Metropole, Damien Castelain, signed a pledge to provide active support to employment (principle 4), ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and promote secure and adaptable employment (principle 5).

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publication date: 13-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city exchange programme

Cities in the member states of the European Union who wish to exchange with a city facing similar challenges in another global region are encouraged to apply for the International Urban Cooperation (IUC) city-to-city cooperation programme on sustainable urban development. The programme aims to foster links between EU cities and those in Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America. Through the programme, local leaders will be able to connect and gain new perspectives on...

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publication date: 07-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Glasgow citizens' panel on economic development makes three recommendations

In January, Glasgow held a citizens' panel on economic development in relation to the European Pillar of Social Rights and as part of our citizens' panel initiative. Following good practice presentations and discussions, participants came up with three recommendations.

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publication date: 06-02-2019

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES cooperation platform 2019

This year’s EUROCITIES cooperation platform will take place on 15-17 May 2018.

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start date: 15-05-2019
end date: 17-05-2019

  •  economy

Barcelona presents White Paper on the future of work and jobs at EU level

Barcelona published a White Paper on the future of work and jobs based on deep analysis of the state of play of the local labour market and interviews with employment experts. Promoted by Barcelona Activa, the local economic development agency of Barcelona City Council, the book analyses concepts such as basic income, education, technology, robotics, the ageing of the population, women empowerment, new generations and flexible working hours. The White Paper provides a guide and...

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publication date: 21-01-2019

  •  economy

Apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

By 31 January 2019 you have the opportunity to apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

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publication date: 16-01-2019

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

URBACT III call for Action Planning open!

URBACT released its final URBACT III call for Action Planning networks on January 7th. The focus is on collaborative networks of cities to co-design integrated action plans on urban poverty, mobility, digital transitions etc.

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publication date: 11-01-2019

  •  economy

Braga is 5th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Today, Braga became the 5th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Braga's Mayor, Ricardo Rio, signed a strong commitment to principle 18 on long-term care.

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publication date: 09-01-2019