demographic change

Commission’s work-life balance package expected to have a positive impact on cities

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.

news

publication date: 16-10-2017

event

start date: 09-11-2017
end date: 09-11-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities in action: Antwerp's participatory budget

Antwerp has developed a unique approach to participatory budgeting that gives citizens autonomy to spend public funds of €1.1m a year.

news

publication date: 31-08-2017

case study

publication date: 31-08-2017

news

publication date: 28-08-2017

  •  cooperation

Estonian Presidency brings a focus on inclusive and sustainable Europe

Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.

news

publication date: 14-08-2017

Silver Economy Award for ICT-related product and service innovations

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.

news

publication date: 26-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

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.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

Registration NOW open for our Autumn Social Affairs Forum

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

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publication date: 13-07-2017

International Age-friendly Cities Conference in The Hague

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.

event

start date: 02-10-2017
end date: 04-10-2017

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date: 12-06-2017