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Highlights from Social Affairs Forum in Warsaw on 22-24 October

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Warsaw on 22-24 October 2019 to discuss the topic of ‘Inclusive cities: Ensuring social inclusion & well-being for all ages’. The first paper free forum meeting had a great attendance of 150 participants, from 50 cities including 15 politicians and representatives of European Commission, European Investment Bank, UNICEF, EUROCHILD and beneficiaries of Warsaw’s ESF projects. The two-days meeting offered the opportunity to identify what works to...

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publication date : 05-11-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date : 24-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

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

  •  economy

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

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

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

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

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