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EUROCITIES 2016 Milan on 16-18 November explored the impact of the sharing economy in cities.
The Dutch EU presidency secured an agreement on the Pact of Amsterdam, establishing an urban agenda for the EU, during the 30 May informal Council meeting on urban matters. This shows important political recognition of the role of cities in the EU, providing a new framework for their involvement in developing and implementing EU policy.
start date: 21-06-2016 end date: 22-06-2016
EUROCITIES contributed to ‘Housing First in Europe’ conference organised in Brussels by European Federation of National Organisations Working with the Homeless (FEANTSA) and the Belgian Public Planning Services on 9 June.
publication date: 14-06-2016
European city leaders are calling for clarifications on several aspects of the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).
publication date: 13-06-2016
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
start date: 22-09-2016 end date: 23-09-2016
On 25-27 May, the city of Lisbon hosted 60 participants in a study visit on Housing First, in the framework of our working group on homelessness.
publication date: 02-06-2016
Our taskforce on Roma inclusion met on 20-21 April in Gdansk to exchange experiences and discuss joint projects, including the future implementation of our charter on Roma inclusion.
publication date: 27-05-2016
The European Policy Centre has just published an event report for 'Reception and integration of refugees - cities on the front line', which EUROCITIES co-hosted on 4 April.
publication date: 23-05-2016
Our event on affordable housing in European cities on 26 April was an opportunity to demonstrate how cities can use affordable housing policies to improve social cohesion, and to identify any obstacles cities face in implementing these policies in the first place. The event attracted 60 policy makers and other stakeholders.
publication date: 28-04-2016