inclusion

EUROCITIES takes part in the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth 2017

On 24 April, the European Commission held the Annual Convention for Inclusive Growth. It brought together policy makers and civil society to discuss what the EU can do to ensure that all citizens reap the benefits of truly inclusive growth. This year, the one-day event focused on the social inclusion of young people and the solutions that exist for them to reach their full potential. An implicit focus of the event was the European Pillar of Social Rights, which was on everyone’s minds two...

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publication date: 26-04-2017

  •  economy

EUROCITIES welcomes the European Pillar of Social Rights and demands for cities to be involved

Today, the European Commission adopted its proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Pillar aims to update the European social model in light of changing economic and labour markets. It sets out 20 key principles and rights to support fair and well-functioning labour markets and welfare systems. They concern equal opportunities and access to the labour market, fair working conditions, and social protection and inclusion.

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publication date: 26-04-2017

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publication date: 25-04-2017

event

start date: 10-05-2017
end date: 12-05-2017

  •  culture

Practical recommendations for cultural governance and partnerships in cities

From 29 March to 1 April 2017, the EUROCITIES culture forum in Tallinn brought together EUROCITIES representatives from cities across Europe to discuss urban cultural policy, the cultural challenges cities face and innovative ways that cities from across the continent find to overcome them. A result of the many discussions and presentations in Tallinn are these practical recommendations which bring together the knowledge and experience of our member cities.

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publication date: 25-04-2017

WG Smart Social Inclusion in Brno

The next meeting of the WG Smart Social Inclusion will take place in Brno from Thursday 1st to Friday 2nd June.

event

start date: 01-06-2017
end date: 02-06-2017

  •  cooperation

publication

publication date: 29-03-2017

  •  cooperation

Local and regional leaders call for a comprehensive sustainable EU food policy

EUROCITIES collaborated to the drafting of the CoR opinion “Towards a sustainable EU food policy” approved today in the Committee of the Regions plenary session. We believe that cities are key in developing sustainable food systems that are inclusive, resilient, safe and diverse, that provide healthy and affordable food to all people, that minimise waste and conserve biodiversity while adapting to and mitigating impacts of climate change.

news

publication date: 23-03-2017

  •  cooperation

event

start date: 24-03-2017
end date: 24-03-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

publication

publication date: 03-03-2017

Working group smart social inclusion: Milan’s social entrepreneurship strategy

On 23-24 February, Milan hosted a study visit for members of EUROCITIES working group smart social inclusion to present the city’s initiatives for promoting social entrepreneurship and social inclusion. Representatives from Bialystok, Brno, Katowice, Madrid, Nantes, Porto, Riga, Utrecht and Warsaw were in attendance.

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publication date: 27-02-2017