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Commission tables proposals for cohesion policy beyond 2020

The European Commission published yesterday its proposal for the regulation on the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and Cohesion Fund, along with the common provisions regulation (CPR) covering seven funds operated under shared management.

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publication date : 30-05-2018

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publication date : 15-05-2018

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European Commission proposes budget for 2021-2027

The European Commission officially published its proposal for the next 7-year EU budget (multiannual financial framework or MFF 2021-2027) on Wednesday, 2 May 2018. It aims to respond to existing and emerging challenges while managing the financial gap due to Brexit. In our policy brief, we provide a brief summary of the main issues around the next EU budget. You may download the briefing from the link below.

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publication date : 07-05-2018

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Culture opening spaces for dialogue – EUROCITIES culture forum on facebook live

Watch the discussion on Thursday morning (9:00-12:00) how local cultural policies and practices can drive social cohesion in cities throughout Europe.

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publication date : 25-04-2018

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60 cities ready to involve, inspire and impact!

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

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publication date : 22-03-2018

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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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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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The fight is on: how will cities cope post 2020?

The debate on the EU budget (or post 2020 Multiannual Financial Framework) is now in full swing here in Brussels, and it’s becoming increasingly complicated. The financial priorities of cities over the next seven years face serious challenges from Brexit, as well as from the rising status of European defence and security, and from financial instruments and loans.

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publication date : 26-02-2018

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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