news for migration & integration

Policy updates on employment and inclusive labour market for rebuilding EU economy

While necessary to combat COVID-19, the confinement and social distancing measures are putting unprecedented pressure on local labour markets. Unemployment is increasing and consequences of COVID-19 are likely to affect regions and cities differently with tourist destinations and large. The share of jobs at risk during confinement ranges from 15% to 35% depending on the regional economy

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publication date : 26-05-2020

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Key messages from our city dialogue on mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities

EUROCITIES brought together 120 strategists from 60 European cities across 23 countries in direct dialogue with OECD to discuss the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 in cities and how to tackle them.

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publication date : 07-05-2020

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publication date : 05-05-2020

Join our Social Affairs Forum meeting online on 27 May

EUROCITIES is holding the spring meeting of the Social Affairs Forum online on 27 May.

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publication date : 05-05-2020

Join our city dialogue on mitigating the socio-economic impact of COVID-19 crisis in cities

While the EU and national leaders are now discussing plans for the EU Recovery Fund and the revision of the EU budget for 2021-2027, cities are pro-actively setting out measures to mitigate the social and economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis on people, jobs, businesses, the local economy and equality and inclusion in our cities. This requires a good understanding of the consequences and impact of the COVID-19 crisis we are dealing with in our cities.

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publication date : 04-05-2020

Let's connect! Call out to take part in study visits on migration and integration

Want to travel, all expenses paid, to other European cities to work on best practices on migration and integration? Our EU co-funded project, CONNECTION, is now offering places to eight cities to join in study visits and share their integration best practices and challenges at EU-level by developing ‘how-to policy’ guides. This is an opportunity to both improve your own local policy and lend your insights to other cities.

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publication date : 04-05-2020

Key messages from our city dialogue on social services in the time of coronavirus

EUROCITIES brought together 50 city experts from social services in 35 European cities in direct dialogue with OECD to discuss common challenges related to COVID-19 crisis, exchange on social measures to respond to this crisis and share know-how, good practices and lessons learned so far.

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publication date : 30-04-2020

Take part in our social affairs forum events from home

The EUROCITIES social affairs forum team is organising a series of online events for cities to get involved from home and engage in mutual learning despite closed borders and social distancing.

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publication date : 27-04-2020

City dialogue on social services in times of coronavirus

EUROCITIES is bringing together city experts from social services in direct dialogue with OECD to discuss common challenges related to COVID-19 crisis, exchange on social measures to respond to this crisis and share know-how, good practices and lessons learned so far.

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publication date : 26-04-2020

Cities ready to take in refugee children

Cities across Europe are ready to welcome children from overcrowded refugee camps on the Greek islands. In a letter addressed to the presidents of the European Commission, European Council and European Parliament, they offer to take in unaccompanied children and provide better conditions for them.

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publication date : 23-04-2020