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Ghent citizens panel on social rights and the environment issues three recommendations

The city of Ghent invited citizens to discuss the future of Europe on two specific topics - social rights and the environment and climate - in an open debate on 12 February.

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publication date: 14-02-2019

Malmo is the 18th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Malmo became the 18th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Mayor of Malmo Katrin Stjernfeldt Jammeh signed a strong commitment to ensure equal opportunities (principle 3) and provide active support to employment (principle 4).

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publication date: 13-02-2019

Glasgow is the 16th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Glasgow is the 16th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The pledge was signed by the City Council with a strong commitment from Deputy Leader Councillor David McDonald to principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date: 08-02-2019

New EUROCITIES report: Cities delivering social rights

EUROCITIES published a new report mapping cities’ existing policy measures that are in line with the principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Many cities already deliver inclusive social policies to promote social rights for all people even before the EU Social Pillar was adopted. However, we found that cities’ efforts are not always known or recognised at national and EU levels.

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publication date: 08-02-2019

Athens is 13th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Athens is the 13th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Georgios Kaminis signed a strong commitment to principle 1 on education and principle 3 on equal opportunities. 

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publication date: 07-02-2019

Leeds is the 14th city to sign pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Leeds is the 14th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. The Leader of the City Council Judith Blake signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities and principle 11 on childcare and support to children.

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publication date: 07-02-2019

Turku is 12th city to sign pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights

Last week, Turku became the 12th city to sign a pledge to the European Pillar of Social Rights. Mayor Minna Arve signed a strong commitment to principle 3 on equal opportunities and principle 4 on active support to employment.

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publication date: 05-02-2019

Register NOW for the Social Innovation Lab on 26-27 March in Glasgow

Cities are witnessing major societal changes and increasingly complex social realities as a result of digitalisation and globalisation, demographic change and increased migration to and within the EU. To tackle these challenges and tap into the opportunities, cities need to learn to continuously innovate and to be forward-looking. Cities need to become open living labs to pilot innovative solutions to improve the quality of life in urban areas.

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publication date: 01-02-2019

Social Affairs Forum strategy for the period 2019-2020

The social affairs forum will work towards implementing its vision for inclusive and cohesive cities.

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publication date: 01-02-2019

Social Innovation Lab - 26-27 March, Glasgow

For the first time ever, EUROCITIES is organising a Social Innovation Lab. The theme of the Lab is 'Making Inclusive Cities through Social Innovation'. We aim to address the new and emerging social challenges in cities by fostering co-learning, co-sharing and co-creation of innovative solutions.

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start date: 26-03-2019
end date: 27-03-2019