news for Migration and integration

City letter on refugee children relocation gains traction

The EU institutions are taking note of the Solidarity Cities letter in which cities across Europe declared their readiness to welcome children from overcrowded refugee camps on the Greek islands.

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publication date : 07-07-2020

Cities discussing community sponsorship programmes for refugees

The global number of displaced persons keeps rising. The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has identified more than 1.44 million refugees in need of resettlement in 2020. However, current national pledges will serve fewer than 1% of these refugees. Against this background, community sponsorship programmes are met with increased interest.

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publication date : 26-06-2020

  •  cooperation

Take part in EUROCITIES survey: How are cities fighting child poverty?

The COVID-19 crisis has strongly affected children, especially children in precarious family situations, who were affected in terms of schooling, physical and mental health and well-being, and even nutrition (lacking the school lunches). Home-schooling has deepened the inequalities in education and training.

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publication date : 24-06-2020

Learn more about the community sponsorship of refugees!

The UN Refugee Agency has identified more than 1.44 million refugees in need of resettlement in 2020. However, current national pledges will serve fewer than 1% of these refugees.

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publication date : 09-06-2020

EUROCITIES City dialogue on volunteering

On 18 May 2020, EUROCITIES held a city dialogue with its cities on the role played by volunteers and civil society during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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publication date : 08-06-2020

  •  economy

Exchange with cities on the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women

EUROCITIES is bringing together cities with Commissioner for equality Helena Dalli and MEP and chair of the European Parliament committee of women's rights and gender equality Evelyn Regner. This city dialogue will focus on the impact of COVID-19 crisis on women.

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publication date : 08-06-2020

  •  economy

Highlights from our Social Affairs Forum online – cities respond to the COVID crisis

More than 90 representatives from 55 cities met online for the Social Affairs Forum meeting to discuss the social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and how to mitigate them.

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publication date : 28-05-2020

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