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Highlights from the Social Affairs Forum in Utrecht, 7-8 March 2018

On 7-8 March, the social affairs forum met in Utrecht. A record number of 175 participants from over 50 cities, including 15 elected city politicians and representatives of the European Commission, OECD and UN-HABITAT, took part in the meeting. They agreed cities play a key role in translating the Sustainable Development Goals into relevant actions at local level and involving citizens in the process.

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publication date : 09-03-2018

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Fehmarnbelt Days 2018

A forum for interested parties, an open platform – ready for your suggestions!

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publication date : 06-03-2018

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What is the way forward to investing in people? Highlights from the ESF conference in Sofia

On 15-16 February, EUROCITIES represented cities at the EU conference on ‘Investing in people – the way forward’, organised by the European Commission and hosted by the Bulgarian Presidency.

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publication date : 04-03-2018

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New EUROCITIES technical report sheds light on lessons learned from cities experiences with the European Social Fund in 2014-2017

EUROCITIES carried out a survey to examine the experiences of cities with ESF during the first half of the funding period 2014-2020. We analysed the ESF practices of 32 cities from 13 EU member states. The survey collected evidence on the implementation of ESF in cities between 2014-2017 directly from city authorities. The responses fed into a comparative analysis to identify trends across cities and map good practices.

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publication date : 28-02-2018

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publication date : 26-02-2018

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Forty-four cities supports 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'

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

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publication date : 22-02-2018

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Second fi-compass ESF conference ‘Financial instruments funded by the European Social Fund – boosting social impact’, 8 – 9 March 2018, Brussels

On 8-9 March, DG Empl of European Commission together with European Investment Bank are organising the second fi-compass ESF conference ‘Financial instruments funded by the European Social Fund – boosting social impact’.

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publication date : 16-02-2018

European Commission publishes the first 2018 quarterly review on employment and social developments in Europe

Today, the Commission has published the first quarterly review of 2018 on employment and social development in Europe (ESDE). The report highlights a solid economic growth of 0.7% GDP combined with improvements in the labour market.

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publication date : 12-02-2018

Rome adopts new plan for integrating Roma people with support from EU funds

Rome adopted a new Roma Plan in May 2017. The Plan aims to support Roma people to leave the encampments and integrate into the labour market and in society by improving their access to education, employment, housing and healthcare. The Roma Plan includes actions for labour market activation, professional training and services for housing inclusion.

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publication date : 12-02-2018

Six countries launch the 2018 European Social Fund co-ordinated call

Six Member States have launched their calls in January and February – Belgium (Flanders), Bulgaria, Finland, Poland, Portugal and Sweden. The calls will cover the broad ESF themes of employment, youth, inclusion, social economy, learning and skills, migrants and governance.

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publication date : 08-02-2018