news for social affairs

EUROCITIES political event at the European Parliament 'From principle to action: How to implement the EU Pillar of Social Rights at local level'

EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show how cities’ concrete contributions to a more cohesive and inclusive Europe starting from local level. EUROCITIES deputy mayors will present their pledges to act on the principles of the EU Pillar for Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. This will take place at an event of EUROCITIES at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019 in the presence of Members of European Parliament and high-level Commission...

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publication date : 04-12-2018

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES selected to be part of EU-level working group on childcare

In November, EUROCITIES was selected to be part of a new EU level Working Group on Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). This working group was recently established by the European Commission in the framework of the EU 2020 strategy for Education and Training (ET2020). The working group is formed mostly of representatives of national governments and will discuss how to improve quality of childcare services, social inclusion and professionalisation of staff, during its two-year...

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publication date : 02-12-2018

Join the EUROCITIES initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'

Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our new initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.

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publication date : 02-12-2018

EUROCITIES Working Group Migration and Integration visits Milan on 8-9 November

As many as 45 city representatives of the EUROCITIES Working Group on Migration and Integration met in Milan on 8-9 November. The WG meeting included two visits to the reception centres run by the city of Milan and a centre for job orientation and placement.

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publication date : 28-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Oslo – where CityChangers meet

The URBAN FUTURE global conference is back! From 22-24 May, 3,000 passionate urban changemakers will gather in one of the world’s most eco-friendly cities to exchange their innovative ideas and experiences.

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publication date : 26-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment

Oslo – where CityChangers meet

The URBAN FUTURE global conference is back! From 22-24 May, 3,000 passionate urban changemakers will gather in one of the world’s most eco-friendly cities to exchange their innovative ideas and experiences.

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publication date : 26-11-2018

Cities4people: Migrating ideas, inspiring integration – Integrating Cities VIII conference

Migration is a fact in all of our cities, but how we react determines the rest. At the eighth Integrating Cities Conference (ICC VIII), 180 delegates met in Milan to unlock the social and economic potential that migration holds. The discussion ranged from the vital role of data, to how to secure funding, how cities can work with volunteers, sensitivity to gender, working with undocumented migrants and minors, and fighting the negative narrative around migration. Central strands that wove...

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publication date : 23-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES launches citizens panels initiative

Following the success of our 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens' campaign, we are keeping dialogue about the future of Europe going by organising citizen consultations in 20 cities.

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publication date : 22-11-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

European Commission call for speakers to present evidence on social investment

The European Commission's Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team has launched a call for abstracts for an oral presentation at an EU seminar on social investment that will take place in Brussels, in late January/early February 2019, depending on speakers’ availability.

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publication date : 21-11-2018

European Youth Capital 2022: call for applications!

Want to #YouthUp your city in 2022? This is your chance! The call for applications to be the European Youth Capital 2022 is now open - and you have until 13 January 2019 to tell us why this prestigious title should be awarded to your city in 2022.

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publication date : 20-11-2018