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  •  culture

Make European democracy live through creative and cultural actions: apply now to action grant!

This call from the European Cultural Foundation is for creative, cultural actions prior, during and after the European Parliamentary elections that can breath life into Europe, and democracy at large.

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publication date : 07-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Munich citizens' panel: nine recommendations put forward

As part of our citizens' panel initiative enabling people to experience deliberative democracy and give informed opinions about the future of Europe, Munich held an event on January 24, 2019.

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publication date : 07-02-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Glasgow citizens' panel on economic development makes three recommendations

In January, Glasgow held a citizens' panel on economic development in relation to the European Pillar of Social Rights and as part of our citizens' panel initiative. Following good practice presentations and discussions, participants came up with three recommendations.

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publication date : 06-02-2019

Turku is 12th city to sign pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights

Last week, Turku became the 12th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Minna Arve signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities and principle 4 on active support to employment.

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publication date : 05-02-2019

Warsaw signs pledge on childcare as part of the European Pillar of Social Rights

Warsaw became the 11th city to pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Deputy Mayor Pawel Rabiej signed a strong commitment to principle 11 on childcare and support to children.

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publication date : 05-02-2019

  •  mobility

Toulouse: a city in action for seniors

Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France, is increasing its population by 30,000 inhabitants each year. 12.8% of this population are seniors (more than 65 years old), making this group a real focus for mobility policies. The municipality of Toulouse learned, however, that senior citizens do not enjoy the full range of mobility services, perhaps due to their own lack of mobility or the loneliness of this age group.

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publication date : 04-02-2019

  •  cooperation

Become a partner of the European Week of Regions and Cities, apply now!

From 7 to 10 October 2019, the European Week of Regions and Cities will focus on the topic “Regions and cities, pillars of EU future”.

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publication date : 01-02-2019

  •  mobility

Collecting data to drive future mobility plans: join the webinar!

Collecting evidence on a city's existing mobility conditions and ensuring accurate data is available is the first important step towards developing a Sustainable Urban Mobility Plan (SUMP). This is the focus of the second SUMP webinar on 20 February - and you can register now.

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publication date : 01-02-2019

European Parliament votes in plenary for a stronger ESF+ 2021-2027

On 16 January, the European Parliament adopted in plenary the report on the European Social Fund+ (ESF+). MEPs agreed to increase the budget for the ESF+ to €120 billion for 2021-2027, a 19% increase from the Commission’s proposal.

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publication date : 01-02-2019