On 11 October, the Committee of the Regions organised a workshop to assess the potential impact of the Commission's work-life balance package on the EU’s cities and regions. EUROCITIES took part in this workshop together with two city representatives from Vienna and Malmo.
publication date: 16-10-2017
start date: 09-11-2017 end date: 09-11-2017
Antwerp has developed a unique approach to participatory budgeting that gives citizens autonomy to spend public funds of €1.1m a year.
publication date: 31-08-2017
publication date: 28-08-2017
Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.
publication date: 14-08-2017
The Silver Economy Awards is a new initiative to reward ICT-based innovative solutions that improve the lives of European seniors and support the growth of the European Silver Economy.
publication date: 26-07-2017
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Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.
publication date: 25-07-2017
EUROCITIES will hold its next Social Affairs Forum on 25-26 October in Gothenburg to discuss the role of cities in promoting a more social Europe and in delivering on a European Pillar of Social Rights. Our working groups on employment, homelessness and urban ageing will be meeting shortly before the Social Affairs Forum, on 23-24 October in Gothenburg
publication date: 13-07-2017
The Hague, the first city in the Netherlands to join the WHO Global Network of Age-friendly Cities and Communities, will be hosting the International Age-friendly Cities Conference on innovation, health and active ageing from 2-4 October 2017.
start date: 02-10-2017 end date: 04-10-2017
On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.
publication date: 12-06-2017