news for CITIES-GroW

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.


publication date : 20-06-2018

  •  mobility

Don`t forget to register! 9th International Cities for Mobility Congress

Only six weeks to go until the 9th International Cities for Mobility Congress (17-19 June) in Stuttgart.


publication date : 09-05-2018

OECD launches the report "Working together for local integration of migrants and refugees"

On 11 April, the OCED launched the report "Working together for local integration of migrants and refugees", which includes contributions and practices from many EUROCITIES members.


publication date : 24-04-2018

Building an inclusive society – Turin adopts ‘Guidelines for cultural diversity and participation’

Without the inclusion of citizens in the political processes, there can be no democracy. The city of Turin is tackling this issue head on, ensuring that even the most vulnerable social groups can be heard.


publication date : 20-04-2018

Ability, response and social responsibility – Lisbon visits Birmingham to grow social value with Cities Grow

Although migrant run companies are enriching Lisbon in the areas of food, technology and retail, the city is anxious to see similar successes in other industries.


publication date : 05-04-2018

  •  mobility

Participate in a survey about new modes of transport

Survey on car-pooling, car-sharing, bike-sharing and many more new form of transport.


publication date : 12-03-2018

Immigrants and minorities have high trust in local authorities, says new report

On 6 December, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) revealed new findings about the situation of immigrants and minorities in the EU. The findings were presented at a high-level conference in Brussels and discussed with over 200 participants, including representatives of the European Commission, member states, cities, equality bodies, minority groups and employers.


publication date : 07-12-2017

Achieving symbiosis, Riga visits Barcelona through CITIES GROW on 17-19 October

Migrants arriving in a new city often have the same question: How can I work? The desire to rapidly create a symbiotic dynamic between new arrivals and their new environment is one that cities naturally share.


publication date : 17-11-2017

CITIES GROW Study visit of Gdansk to Ghent: Making diversity work – migrants and the labour market

Diversity is a watchword of European policy, but while the word sounds wonderful, and looks great in the titles of posters and pamphlets, it can be tough to make it a reality.


publication date : 26-10-2017