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EU Capital Mayors meeting

The 6th Direct Dialogue of Mayors and vice-Mayors of EU Capitals with the European Commission took place in Riga on 21-22 September. The event, hosted by the mayor of Riga, Nils Ušakovs, recognises the need to intensify communication between cities and the EU institutions to meet domestic and international challenges. It included keynote speeches from Corina Crețu, Commissioner for Regional and Urban Policy and Maroš Šefčovič, Vice President of the European Commission in charge of the...

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publication date: 25-09-2017

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URBACT III call for Transfer Networks now open!

The call for proposals for up to 25 Transfer Networks for 2014 – 2020 is now open with deadline on 10 January 2018. Learn more on the call by following the EUROCITIES webinar of next 27 October!

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publication date: 25-09-2017

Cities and foundations: working together on inclusive education for refugees

On Monday 18 September 42 experts from European cities, foundations, European Commission services and NGOs met at the philanthropy house in Brussels to discuss the findings of the EUROCITIES Open Society Grant on refugee education and discuss the possibility for the future collaboration between cities and private foundations in the field of refugee integration.

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publication date: 22-09-2017

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EUROCITIES partners with Urban Futures Global Conference

EUROCITIES is partnering with the Urban Futures Global Conference, taking place 28 February–2 March 2018 in Vienna.

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start date: 28-02-2018
end date: 02-03-2018

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start date: 22-09-2017
end date: 22-09-2017

Towards a sustainable and affordable Housing market in Europe

On 27 June 2017, EUROCITIES participated in the event ‘Towards a sustainable and affordable Housing market in Europe: what to learn from the Italian model?’ at the European Parliament in Brussels. The event was organised by the Fondazione Cariplo from Italy. The foundation supports the activities of social and civil organisations and is known to channel about innovation in social housing and providing funding for social housing investment in cities. EUROCITIES looked into the Fondazione...

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publication date: 07-09-2017

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Report on 'Urban agenda for the EU' progress is out

One year after the launch of Urban Agenda for the EU, European Urban Knowledge Network (EUKN) published a report ‘One Year: pact of Amsterdam’ that aims to map the developments and expected impact of twelve priority areas the Urban Agenda is working on.

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publication date: 01-09-2017

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Ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office?

Have you ever wondered what it is like inside the EUROCITIES office? Have you ever wanted to put a face to the name of all those EUROCITIES emails? Well now you can!

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publication date: 31-08-2017

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publication date: 28-08-2017

EUROCITIES Working Group Employment meeting 23-24 October 2017

The next meeting of the WG Employment will take place on 23 -24 October in Gothenburg, just before the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. The meeting will start at 2 pm on the 23 and end at 3.30 pm on the 24. The meeting will focus on the European Pillar of Social rights and the principle of Active support to employment on the drafting of the 2018 workplan as well as it will give the possibility to know more about what the City of Gothenburg does in the employment field.

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start date: 23-10-2017
end date: 24-10-2017