Gijon is the latest city joining the EUROCITIES campaign 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'. Gijon's Mayor, Ana Gonzalez Rodriguez, signed a strong pledge to gender equality, which is principle 2 of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
publication date: 08-04-2020
This EUROCITIES webinar brought together a record of 175 representatives from 70 different cities across 20 countries in Europe to discuss with the European Commission how cities can access and use the EU funding under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative.
publication date: 01-04-2020
The European Social Catalyst Fund (ESCF) is an initiative designed to have significant impact on some of Europe’s most pressing social challenges. The objective of the ESCF is to bring together public and private resources to improve social services to enable people who need support to live as valued and participating members of their communities.
publication date: 23-03-2020
Unleash innovative thinking to address long-term unemployment – city guidelines based on lessons learnt from local practices
Getting inspiration from Lille Metropole’s innovative practice - Job Factory (‘La Fabrique de l’emploi’) and building on their experiences in addressing long-term unemployment (LTU), practitioners from 14 cities have met on 23-25 May 2019 in Lille Metropole to share lesson learnt in the process of creating new and innovative actions at local level.
publication date: 11-03-2020
Rotterdam joined the EUROCITIES campaign ‘Inclusive cities for all’ with two city pledges to deliver equal opportunities and active support to employment, principles 3 and 4 of the European Pillar of Social Rights.
publication date: 10-03-2020
Ahead of the International Women’s Day on 8 March, the European Commission announced the first-ever Gender Equality Strategy at EU level.
publication date: 06-03-2020
publication date: 18-02-2020
publication date: 11-02-2020
start date: 06-05-2020 end date: 08-05-2020
This document presents an overview of EU key policy and funding updates relevant to social affairs for the period November 2018 - March 2019.