On 3 December 2018, the European Parliament’s EMPL committee adopted its report on the Commission's proposal for the European Social Fund+ 2021-2027.
publication date: 10-12-2018
EUROCITIES political event at the European Parliament 'From principle to action: How to implement the EU Pillar of Social Rights at local level'
EUROCITIES will launch a new political initiative to show how cities’ concrete contributions to a more cohesive and inclusive Europe starting from local level. EUROCITIES deputy mayors will present their pledges to act on the principles of the EU Pillar for Social Rights through dedicated investments for city measures. This will take place at an event of EUROCITIES at the European Parliament on 21 February 2019 in the presence of Members of European Parliament and high-level Commission...
publication date: 04-12-2018
Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our new initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.
publication date: 02-12-2018
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The European Commission's Social Situation Monitor (SSM) team has launched a call for abstracts for an oral presentation at an EU seminar on social investment that will take place in Brussels, in late January/early February 2019, depending on speakers’ availability.
publication date: 21-11-2018
Over 40 participants from 20 cities took part in the meeting of WG Education on 7-9 November in Amsterdam. The focus was on Amsterdam's policy to ensure equal opportunities in education.
publication date: 20-11-2018
The Graz declaration "Starting a new era: clean, safe and affordable mobility for Europe" was adopted at the informal meeting of environment and transport ministers on 29 to 30 October 2018.
publication date: 16-11-2018
One year has passed since the EU Social Summit on 17 November 2017 in Gothenburg when the European Pillar of Social Rights was officially adopted. What has been done so far and what key actions are still required?
publication date: 16-11-2018
Addressing the demographic change and the ageing process, Barcelona has adopted the strategy for ‘A city for all times of life 2018-2030’. The strategic planning process was based on the analysis of the current reality and a demographic forecast, considering short and long-term measures to deliver results. The strategy focuses on the demographics and the changes that the population is facing, on the strategic objectives and values and on the services provided by the city.
publication date: 12-11-2018
At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart presented its model for integrating refugees. The focus is on a holistic approach based on integration of services made accessible and available to refugees while catering for their individual needs for integration in the city.
publication date: 31-10-2018
Stuttgart is the second city to sign pledge to turn principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights into action
At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, held in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart became the second city to commit to turn the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights into concrete actions at local level. Stuttgart will invest €3 million a year to meet principle 17 on the inclusion of people with disabilities.
publication date: 30-10-2018