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NEW video with highlights from our spring social affairs forum in Lisbon

On 3-4 April, 140 participants from 40 cities met at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Lisbon to address the common challenge of deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities, and to discuss possible solutions.


publication date: 23-06-2017

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

Urban Innovative Action: topics for the third and fourth call announced!

The Urban Innovative Actions initiative unveils the topics selected for the third and fourth Call for Proposals to be respectively launched at the end of 2017 and 2018.


publication date: 22-06-2017

Save the date for our next 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.


publication date: 22-05-2017

What is the future of social Europe?

On 26 April, the same day the proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights was launched, the European Commission released its reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe.


publication date: 22-05-2017

Cities reaffirm their commitment to fight against poverty and rising inequalities

On 3-4 of April 2017, the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum held a meeting in the city of Lisbon. A record number of 140 representatives from over 40 cities gathered to discuss effective ways to prevent and respond to deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities in cities.


publication date: 10-04-2017

Infographic: Housing First in Lisbon

In May 2016 the WG homelessness attended a study visit in Lisbon on Housing First. As part of the reporting from this event EUROCITIES has produced an infographic explaining Housing First and the two examples shown in Lisbon, É UMA CASA and Casa Primero.


publication date: 01-03-2017


start date: 03-04-2017
end date: 04-04-2017

EUROCITIES contribution to the consultation on a European Pillar of Social Rights

EUROCITIES has finalised its report contributing to the European Commission’s consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights. EUROCITIES supports this initiative and recommends that:


publication date: 01-12-2016


start date: 21-06-2016
end date: 22-06-2016

Lisbon hosts study visit on Housing First

On 25-27 May, the city of Lisbon hosted 60 participants in a study visit on Housing First, in the framework of our working group on homelessness.


publication date: 02-06-2016