Today, Braga became the 5th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Braga's Mayor, Ricardo Rio, signed a strong commitment to principle 18 on long-term care.
publication date: 09-01-2019
Save the Date for our autumn Social Affairs Forum meeting that will take place on 22-24 October 2019 in Warsaw. The forum’s theme is: ‘Inclusive Cities for All: How to ensure social inclusion and well-being for all ages?’
start date: 22-10-2019 end date: 24-10-2019
Today, Ljubljana became the fourth city after Madrid, Stuttgart and Gothenburg to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Zoran Jankovic signed pledges to principle 16 'healthcare' and principle 19 'housing and assistance for the homeless'.
publication date: 19-12-2018
EUROCITIES together with city representatives from Stuttgart and Toulouse took part in the EU conference to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on 3-4 December 2018.
publication date: 10-12-2018
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
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
In recent years, the EU has put increasing emphasis on the promotion of social cohesion as a central element for the improvement of quality of life for its citizens. With initiatives such as the Europe 2020 strategy, the social investment package and the European Pillar of Social Rights, the goal to promote fairer and more inclusive societies has taken centre stage. But is this EU goal hitting a home-run with EU citizens, or is the reality closer to a strike out?
publication date: 14-11-2018