skills & education

The Skilllab startup calls for partner cities to test innovative app for labour market integration

In preparation for the official launch of their skill assessment application in early 2019, the startup Skilllab is looking to partner with cities interested in adopting new, innovative approaches to labour market integration of migrants and refugees.


publication date: 13-09-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Amsterdam is searching for City Science Officers

The city of Amsterdam is currently preparing an event to be organised in Brussels (November) in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and the Amsterdam Chief Science Officer (CSO). This event will be a roundtable debate (“Science for the City”), and will focus on the interaction between scientific research and urban challenges. The aim is to involve in this event different city-professionals in Europe who are working as a ‘science officer’.


publication date: 07-09-2018

European PES network: stakeholder conference on the 'Future of work'

A mutual learning event will take place in Brussels on 8 November 2018, organised by the European Public Employment Services network.


start date: 08-11-2018
end date: 08-11-2018

Child in the City World Conference - 24-26 September, Vienna

On 24-26 September the 9th edition of the Child in the City World Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria. The Child in the City World Conference is a conference that takes place every two years. It is one of the leading conferences on child friendly policies and research.


start date: 24-09-2018
end date: 26-09-2018

Register NOW for the study visit and WG meeting on Roma inclusion on 24-25 September in Leeds

Our autumn meeting of the working group Roma inclusion will take place on 24-25 September in Leeds. It will bring together cities from different corners of Europe to learn and inspire one another on how to address inequalities and foster the inclusion of Roma people, Europe's biggest ethnic minority. The meeting will include a study visit and an exhibition of projects and services that support Roma inclusion in Leeds.


publication date: 17-08-2018

Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart will look into social sustainability and social rights

Do you wish to make your city socially sustainable for the future? Do you want to deliver social rights for all people in your city? Join our autumn Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart on 23-24 October to learn and be inspired on how to achieve these ambitions.


publication date: 09-08-2018

EUROCITIES forum leaflet 2018 - social affairs

A leaflet featuring the activities of EUROCITIES social affairs forum


publication date: 07-06-2018

European Commission conference: "Creating value together. Towards joint business opportunities with social economy and traditional enterprises" - 3-4 July 2018, Brussels

This conference is organised on behalf of the European Commission by a Technopolis Group lead consortium in the context of the study “Cooperation between social economy enterprises and traditional enterprises”, commissioned by the Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) of the European Commission.


start date: 03-07-2018
end date: 04-07-2018

  •  economy

European Semester 2018: Commission issues recommendations for member states to achieve sustainable, inclusive and long-term growth

The European Commission publishes today the 2018 country-specific recommendations (CSRs), setting out its economic and social policy guidance for member states for the next 12 months.


publication date: 24-05-2018

Cities meet in Barcelona to learn about the intercultural strategy to Roma inclusion

On 14-15 May, the working group Roma inclusion met in Barcelona to learn about the city’s rights-based approach and intercultural strategy to Roma inclusion both concerning domestic, Spanish Roma, as well as the integration of Roma coming from Eastern Europe.


publication date: 22-05-2018