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EUROCITIES members win ESPON support for targeted analysis

EUROCITIES members are stepping up their work on urban ageing, learning from one another how to best address the demographic challenge their cities is facing.

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publication date : 06-04-2018

Working group urban ageing looks at dementia-friendly environments in Vienna

The working group on urban ageing met on 22-23 March in Vienna. The group gathered 11 cities - Oslo, Vienna, Manchester, Hengelo, Barcelona, Tilburg, Amsterdam, Ghent, Nantes, Frankfurt, Düsseldorf - to discuss how to make cities more age-friendly as healthy environments.

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publication date : 06-04-2018

Ability, response and social responsibility – Lisbon visits Birmingham to grow social value with Cities Grow

Although migrant run companies are enriching Lisbon in the areas of food, technology and retail, the city is anxious to see similar successes in other industries.

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publication date : 05-04-2018

European Commission takes first steps towards a more ‘social’ European Semester

The European Commission published in March the 2018 country reports that analyse the economic and social policy reforms in EU member states and identify EU-wide trends in terms of convergence. It is for the first time that the European Pillar of Social Rights is integrated into the country reports, which shows the Commission’s commitment to use the European Semester as a key tool to implement the pillar.

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publication date : 03-04-2018

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publication date : 28-03-2018

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What future for cities?

The second session of our Brussels-based series ‘Imagine the Urban Future’ will take place on 25 April, and we have some impressive speakers lined up:

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publication date : 28-03-2018

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60 cities ready to involve, inspire and impact!

‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’: involve - inspire - impact

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publication date : 22-03-2018

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  •  culture
  •  environment
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Topics of the 4th Urban Innovative Action calls announced

The European Commission has announced the selection of 4 topics for the 4th UIA Call for Proposals to be launched in October 2018.

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publication date : 16-03-2018

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Involve, Inspire, Impact

EUROCITIES working group on creative citizenship met in Utrecht to work on the 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens' campaign and on other initiatives aimed at involving the public in a dialogue about the future.

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publication date : 15-03-2018