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Joining forces on the platform economy

Several of our members cities met to discuss the rather thorny issue of the platform economy, especially Airbnb rentals and what this means for city administrations at a side meeting at our EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum in Munich.

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publication date : 21-10-2019

Contribute to the evaluation of the support to social inclusion by the European Social Fund (ESF)

The European Commission is launching an online consultation to evaluate the role of the European Social Fund (ESF) in supporting social inclusion.

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publication date : 11-10-2019

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Register NOW for the critical friend review on tackling skills mismatch and developing 21st century skills, in Ghent, on 14-15 November

EUROCITIES WG Employment is meeting in Ghent, on 14-15 November, to discuss on ‘how cities can tackle the skills mismatch and develop 21st century skills?'.

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publication date : 07-10-2019

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publication date : 03-10-2019

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Let's do it together! Citizens engagement at local level

With the goal of supporting local governments in their work on participatory democracy, EUROCITIES, our WG creative citizenship, and the city of Paris are pleased to invite you to attend our conference on citizens engagement at local level.

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publication date : 01-10-2019

WG housing is meeting in Ghent on 20-21 November to discuss about housing quality

WG housing is meeting in Ghent, on 20-21 November to discuss about ‘Renovation and renewal of neighbourhoods: Housing policy towards homeowners and the problems of relocation and gentrification’.

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publication date : 30-09-2019

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What's hot at the EU Week of Regions and Cities?

We are busy at this year’s European Week of Regions and Cities, from 7-10 October, making sure there are plenty of sessions that meet the needs and interests of our member cities. There is a lot to choose from, so here’s a quick run-down of the sessions to look out for.

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publication date : 27-09-2019

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Join our Webinar on 'the Voluntary Local Review: a report tool for SDGs' with Bristol and Helsinki on 7 November

Join us for a webinar with Bristol and Helsinki on how to build a Voluntary Local Review. The webinar will take place 7 November from 11:00 until 12:30. Registration is reserved for members. The recording will be available after the event.

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publication date : 25-09-2019

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Espoo hosts opening of the European week of sport

Studies show that Europeans are not getting enough exercise, with obesity and disease at an all-time high.

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publication date : 23-09-2019

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Help to map Europe's sports organisations!

You can play your part in Active Local Europe, a European Parliament pilot project, by contributing details of regional and national umbrella organisations of local authorities for sport in your country.

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publication date : 18-09-2019