housing

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.

news

publication date: 10-04-2017

  •  cooperation

publication

publication date: 29-03-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

How can cities and regions turn barriers in long-term investments into future opportunities?

On 8 March 2017 the Urban Intergroup and the Long-Term Investment and Reindustrialisation Intergroup hosted a joint workshop led by POLIS and co-organised by CEMR and EUROCITIES at the European Parliament in Brussels entitled “Long-term investments: Barriers and opportunities for regional and local authorities”.

news

publication date: 10-03-2017

event

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

  •  cooperation

event

start date: 22-03-2017
end date: 23-03-2017

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:

news

publication date: 01-12-2016

  •  environment

Covenant of Mayors signatories discuss energy poverty

The Covenant of Mayors and the Committee of the Regions organised a conference on the role of local and regional authorities in addressing energy poverty on 11 October.

news

publication date: 28-11-2016

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

Reflecting on EUROCITIES 2016 Milan

EUROCITIES 2016 Milan on 16-18 November was an opportunity for in-depth discussions on the sharing economy, a debate on ‘rethinking Europe’, and celebrations for our 30th birthday.

news

publication date: 25-11-2016

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

Press release: Impact of the sharing economy in cities

EUROCITIES 2016 Milan on 16-18 November explored the impact of the sharing economy in cities.

publication

publication date: 24-11-2016

  •  cooperation

Pact of Amsterdam

The Dutch EU presidency secured an agreement on the Pact of Amsterdam, establishing an urban agenda for the EU, during the 30 May informal Council meeting on urban matters. This shows important political recognition of the role of cities in the EU, providing a new framework for their involvement in developing and implementing EU policy.

publication

publication date: 03-08-2016