news for migration & integration

EU Parliament acts to support migrant children

On 2 May 2018, the European Parliament adopted a new resolution to protect migrant children arriving in the EU. The resolution calls for all member states to safeguard the rights and interests of children taking into consideration the unique challenges faced by child refugees and asylum seekers, such as vulnerability to exploitation, violence and sexual abuse.

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publication date : 13-08-2018

Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart to look into social sustainability and social rights

Do you wish to make your city socially sustainable for the future? Do you want to deliver social rights for all people in your city? Join our autumn Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart on 23-24 October to learn and be inspired on how to achieve these ambitions.

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publication date : 09-08-2018

Call for external evaluator on impacts - Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme

We are looking for an external evaluator to assess the impact of the EUROCITIES mutual learning activities under the Employment and Social Inclusion (EaSI) operating grant 2018.

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publication date : 18-07-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

New Austrian presidency of the European Union announces policy priorities

The Austrian presidency of the council of the European Union, which started on 1 July 2018, has identified three main fields of action to help tackle the legitimacy crisis that the European Union is facing among citizens.

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publication date : 13-07-2018

Timisoara welcomes critical friendly review from peer cities on their Roma inclusion action plan

From 12 to 14 June, a delegation of cities from EUROCITIES visited Timisoara to offer peer support to further improve the host city’s action plan for Roma inclusion.

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publication date : 10-07-2018

While member states talk, cities act

As mayors of major European cities we work every day to put the European values of solidarity, humanity and dignity into practice. Now is the time for European member states to do the same. The European Council meeting on 28 June, is set to take essential decisions on the future of Europe’s migration and asylum policies.

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publication date : 27-06-2018

Solidarity Cities stand #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day 2018

To mark World Refugee Day (20 June), mayors from more than 50 cities around the world are calling on all local authorities and municipalities to join them in welcoming and including refugees in their communities. The announcement follows the release yesterday (19 June) of new figures by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency that show a continuation of a five-year upward trend in the number of people displaced by conflict or persecution worldwide.

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publication date : 20-06-2018

  •  cooperation

Asylum, migration and integration fund 2018 work programme published

The 2018 work programme of the Asylum, migration and integration fund has been published.

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publication date : 12-06-2018

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

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

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

Cities4Europe - Campaign launch

On 7 May, in partnership with the BOZAR and the city of Brussels, EUROCITIES is organising the European launch event of the ‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’ campaign.

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publication date : 24-04-2018