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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

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

Getting cohesion right for citizens means working with cities

Anna Lisa Boni presented EUROCITIES cohesion policy position at an extraordinary meeting of the European Parliament's Committee on Regional Development on 1 February 2018.

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publication date : 05-02-2018

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Imagining the urban future

At EUROCITIES we are proud of our many achievements since our founding over 30 years ago, for example in achieving an Urban Agenda for the EU, but success means being adaptable and responding to a world that is evolving at great speed. That’s why we are taking an in-depth look at EUROCITIES’ vision, priorities and actions. We want to make sure that the needs and views of Europe’s major cities are increasingly met over the next 30 years, and that EUROCITIES structure and services best...

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publication date : 01-02-2018

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  •  environment
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Towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. EUROCITIES’ city leaders are committed to a Europe that demonstrates results, regains the confidence of citizens, while also showing global leadership on issues such as climate change, equal opportunities, quality of life and high standards of public services.

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publication date : 05-01-2018

  •  environment

Better quality of life is a reality for most Europeans, shows new survey

Europeans are increasingly satisfied with their lives, despite worries about polluted air, housing, prices and sustainability of pensions, a new Eurofound survey reveals. Released on 7 December, the European Quality of Life Survey noted positive trends in people’s outlooks and future of EU

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publication date : 19-12-2017

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

9 cities have already joined the #Cities4Europe campaign. Who will be next?

Nine cities have already joined the EUROCITIES campaign 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'. Is your city going to be the tenth to register?

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publication date : 01-12-2017

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  •  economy
  •  environment
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Cities Forum 2017: working together for a sustainable future post-2020

The third cities forum took place in Rotterdam from 27-28 November, aboard the SS Rotterdam. The forum is the European Commission’s biennial event for and with cities. It brings together key stakeholders from European, national and local levels to debate the progress of the Urban Agenda for the EU.

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publication date : 29-11-2017

  •  economy

Commission kicks off the European Semester 2018 with high focus on the European Pillar of Social Rights

On 22 November, the European Commission kicked off the European Semester for 2018 by releasing the Annual Growth Survey, Joint Employment Report and the new Employment Guidelines. This comes three days after the joint proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights at the EU Social Summit in Gothenburg.

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publication date : 23-11-2017

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  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Urban Agenda for the EU: a report to show the first year of implementation

On 20th November 2017, the European Commission presented to the Council its first report on the Implementation of the Urban Agenda for the EU. The purpose of the report is to describe the initial stage of implementation and the preliminary results of the Urban Agenda for the EU until October 2017.

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publication date : 23-11-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities welcome the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights and ask to be involved

Today, 17 November 2017, marks a milestone in our social Europe. After 20 years since the last EU summit on employment, an EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth took place in Gothenburg at the initiative of the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. The summit gathered heads of state and government from nearly all EU member states and social partners as well as civil society representatives to discuss fair jobs, inclusive growth, equal...

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publication date : 17-11-2017