On 25 February, our chair of the Social Affairs Forum and deputy mayor of Malmo, Sedat Arif, together with EUROCITIES secretary general, Anna Lisa Boni, and senior policy advisor, Bianca Faragau met with Commissioner for Equality, Helena Dalli, to discuss how cities and the European Commission can work together to strengthen inclusion and equality.
publication date: 25-02-2020
publication date: 18-02-2020
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NEW DATES for our Social Affairs Forum on cities in transition - how to drive a fair and inclusive recovery?
You are kindly invited to save the new dates for our Social Affairs Forum in Zagreb on 9-10 November. The theme we will discuss is: ‘Cities in transition: green, digital and social changes – How do we drive a fair and inclusive recovery?'
start date: 09-11-2020 end date: 10-11-2020
Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.
publication date: 13-01-2020
How can cities support new groups at risk of homelessness?
publication date: 10-12-2019
Eurochild and International Step by Step Association are launching a call for interest to identify civil society organisations interest to join a campaign on early childhood development policies and services.
publication date: 15-11-2019
The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Warsaw on 22-24 October 2019 to discuss the topic of ‘Inclusive cities: Ensuring social inclusion & well-being for all ages’. The first paper free forum meeting had a great attendance of 150 participants, from 50 cities including 15 politicians and representatives of European Commission, European Investment Bank, UNICEF, EUROCHILD and beneficiaries of Warsaw’s ESF projects. The two-days meeting offered the opportunity to identify what works to...
publication date: 05-11-2019
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Several of our members cities met to discuss the rather thorny issue of the platform economy, especially Airbnb rentals and what this means for city administrations at a side meeting at our EUROCITIES Economic Development Forum in Munich.
publication date: 21-10-2019
Strasbourg has developed a novel scheme enabling vacant private housing to be reintroduced as social housing. Through support for owners of empty homes and a toolbox for rental management, the city is creating more affordable homes for poorer households while also promoting social diversity and sustainable development.
publication date: 03-10-2019