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Consultation open on the EU budget after 2020

The Commission launched a series of public consultations on the priorities of the EU that should be reflected in the next Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) for the period 2021-2028. The consultations are open until 8 March 2018. We will be answering to those consultations which are relevant to local authorities, trough relevant forums and working groups.

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publication date: 15-01-2018

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Registration to the 2018 Covenant of Mayors Ceremony is open!

Since 2008, over 9,200 local authorities have taken action to reach their Covenant of Mayors targets and contribute to the EU climate and energy objectives.

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publication date: 15-01-2018

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Towards a more positive future for Europe

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. EUROCITIES’ city leaders are committed to a Europe that demonstrates results, regains the confidence of citizens, while also showing global leadership on issues such as climate change, equal opportunities, quality of life and high standards of public services.

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publication date: 05-01-2018

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EURACTIV: Cities are partners towards a more positive future for Europe

The EU needs to listen more and engage more with its citizens. It can take inspiration from and use its cities for this purpose to find ways to create societies where people come first, argues Daniël Termont, president of EUROCITIES and mayor of Ghent.

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publication date: 04-01-2018

EUROCITIES report on labour market integration of refugees and asylum seekers

EUROCITIES has conducted a research on the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market at local level. The report is based on the findings from 19 cities from 12 EU member states.

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publication date: 03-01-2018

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CoR MOOC 2018: Make the most of EU resources for your region and city

A new free massive open online course (MOOC) from the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will go online on 15 January 2018.

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start date: 22-12-2017
end date: 23-02-2018

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New video highlights a good practice for Roma inclusion in Cluj-Napoca

EUROCITIES produced a video about the good practice of Cluj-Napoca in desegregating a Roma neighbourhood through integrated interventions for Roma inclusion in the city.

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publication date: 22-12-2017

What role do cities play in social inclusion and welfare policies? - Policy brief for EUROCITIES

In 2017, EUROCITIES contracted an external expert to research the changing role of cities in designing and delivering social inclusion and welfare policies.

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publication date: 22-12-2017

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Cities can now apply for the title of European Youth Capital 2021!

Cities across Europe can now apply to become the European Youth Capital in 2021. The title is awarded by the European Youth Forum to a different European city each year. The award is recognising the efforts and initiatives of the municipality in making the city more youth-friendly and boosting the role of young people and youth organisations in the community.

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publication date: 21-12-2017

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EUCANET calls for papers discussing the role of cities and city agencies in the EU urban agenda

EUCANET is looking for information on ongoing projects, experiences, practices and/or policies related to citizenship, inclusion, involvement and empowerment of communities through the urban transformation process. The deadline for the call for papers is 30 March 2018.

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publication date: 20-12-2017