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Reinforcing Youth Guarantee: Lessons learnt by cities in implementing the Youth Guarantee 2014-2020

Reinforcing the Youth Guarantee is high on the agenda of the new European Commission. It is part of the Commission Work Programme for 2020. The initiative has been announced in the Communication "A Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions" of 14 January 2020. The aim of reinforcing the Youth Guarantee is to address the identified challenges in its implementation in 2014-2020 and to bring the common framework more up to date.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

Stay home but get ready to connect! – our new project CONNECTION, on migration and integration launched online

Integration cannot happen without real contact of locals and migrants. It's time to open the space of possibility with CONNECTION.

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publication date : 03-04-2020

Take part in the consultation on the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights

The European Commission is consulting local authorities on how they are using the EU Charter on the ground. The results of the consultation will feed into a new Commission Strategy on the effective application of the EU Charter, to be published in autumn 2020.

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publication date : 03-04-2020

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

COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge strong collaboration between all levels of government.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

  •  economy

Takeaways from the EUROCITIES webinar on EU funding to fight coronavirus

This EUROCITIES webinar brought together a record of 175 representatives from 70 different cities across 20 countries in Europe to discuss with the European Commission how cities can access and use the EU funding under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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publication date : 26-03-2020

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis

In the Turkish city of Pendik, police go shopping for the elderly who have to stay at home. London has reserved 300 hotel rooms for homeless people to help them self-isolate, to protect themselves and others against infection. And Barcelona makes advance payments for artists whose shows have been postponed.

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publication date : 24-03-2020

  •  economy

Apply now for EU grants on social innovation

The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is an initiative designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The objective of the ESCF is to bring together public and private resources to improve social services to enable people who need support to live as valued and participating members of their communities.

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publication date : 23-03-2020

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publication date : 23-03-2020