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15 cities learn from Toulouse how to support Roma to access adequate housing

How can cities support Roma to move out of camps into adequate housing? This is what 35 local policy-makers and practitioners on homelessness and Roma inclusion from 15 European cities addressed during a policy transfer study visit to Toulouse. Representatives from the Council of Europe and the EU’s Agency for Fundamental Rights also took part in the meeting.

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publication date : 19-04-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Horizon 2020 projects as instruments of change in cities: workshop on H2020 projects proposal development

Do you have an idea for a Horizon 2020 project that will increase urban health and wellbeing or accelerate the pace of city innovation and the transition to a low carbon future in Europe? Are you a city with a specific challenge that could be addressed through an innovative Horizon 2020 project? Then this workshop is for you!

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publication date : 18-04-2019

  •  cooperation

Bologna is 22nd city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Bologna became the 22nd city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Virginio Merola signed a strong commitment to principle 2 on gender equality and principle 19 on housing.

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publication date : 16-04-2019

  •  cooperation

Webinar: European Solidarity corps what is in it for cities?

Webinar, 30 April 10 am CEST (Central European Summer Time) Please register by 29 April.

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publication date : 12-04-2019

Key takeaways from our first-ever EUROCITIES Social Innovation Lab

The first-ever Social Innovation Lab of EUROCITIES took place on 25-27 March 2019 in Glasgow. Over 120 city politicians, officers and change makers (social enterprises and foundations) from over 50 cities in Europe joined forces to pilot a new way of working for ‘Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation’.

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publication date : 02-04-2019

74 cities have already signed the Declaration on citizens engagement

74 cities have already adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens' engagement

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publication date : 25-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Join our webinar on regulating the urban commons

Through the ROCK EU-funded project, EUROCITIES and Julie’s Bicycle invite you to a webinar on Thursday 4 April at 11.00 CET. The webinar will be the opportunity to discuss ideas and practice around regulating urban commons, a practice in which Bologna has been a front-runner.

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publication date : 22-03-2019

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

A wake up call for those who care about Europe

It is a critical time for Europe, ahead of the European elections. The success or failure of the European project will be decided in and by our cities’ ability to shape and implement policy locally.

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publication date : 21-03-2019

Join our policy transfer on innovative solutions to combat LTU through social economy in Lille

Working Group Employment is meeting in Lille Metropole, on 27-29 May, to discuss about ‘innovative solutions to combat long-term unemployment through social economy’.

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publication date : 15-03-2019

New EUROCITIES report: Cities delivering social rights

Coinciding with the launch of the city pledges at the European Parliament on 21 February, EUROCITIES also launched a new report mapping cities’ policy measures in line with the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The report covers 20 cities in 12 countries governing a total of 20 million people.

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publication date : 15-03-2019