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It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.
publication date: 21-03-2019
start date: 04-04-2019 end date: 04-04-2019
“Cities are often the frontrunners in the implementation of sustainable mobility measures, acting as a driving force for higher climate ambition at national and EU level.” Mark Major, SLoCaT.
publication date: 19-03-2019
Coinciding with the launch of the city pledges at the European Parliament on 21 February, EUROCITIES also launched a new report mapping cities’ policy measures in line with the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The report covers 20 cities in 12 countries governing a total of 20 million people.
publication date: 15-03-2019
The European Commission in collaboration with EUROCITIES is organising the 2nd edition of the Urban Academy on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees. This will take place in Antwerp on 21-22 May.
publication date: 11-03-2019
City representatives are warmly invited to take part in the Urban Academy on the Integration of Migrants and Refugees, which will take place in Antwerp on 21-22 May 2019.
start date: 21-05-2019 end date: 22-05-2019
With 85 sessions, over 30 field trips, more than 200 Speakers, and a bunch of cool side events, there's a lot waiting for you!
publication date: 28-02-2019
Glasgow is the 16th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The pledge was signed by the City Council with a strong commitment from Deputy Leader Councillor David McDonald to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless.
publication date: 08-02-2019
EUROCITIES published a new report mapping cities’ existing policy measures that are in line with the principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Many cities already deliver inclusive social policies to promote social rights for all people even before the EU Social Pillar was adopted. However, we found that cities’ efforts are not always known or recognised at national and EU levels.
Cities are witnessing major societal changes and increasingly complex social realities as a result of digitalisation and globalisation, demographic change and increased migration to and within the EU. To tackle these challenges and tap into the opportunities, cities need to learn to continuously innovate and to be forward-looking. Cities need to become open living labs to pilot innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban areas.
publication date: 01-02-2019