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Forty-four cities supports 'Cities4Europe - Europe for citizens'

‘Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens’: involve - inspire - impact

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publication date: 22-02-2018

Access and quality of public services: A debate on improving quality of life

On 8 March 2018, Eurofound and the European Economic and Social Committee, will organize an event on the access and quality of public services. The debate will bring together up to 80 representatives of the social partners, EU institutions, national and regional representatives and civil society to discuss the findings from the European Quality of Life Survey 2016.

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start date: 08-03-2018
end date: 08-03-2018

Rome adopts new plan for integrating Roma people with support from EU funds

Rome adopted a new Roma Plan in May 2017. The Plan aims to support Roma people to leave the encampments and integrate into the labour market and in society by improving their access to education, employment, housing and healthcare. The Roma Plan includes actions for labour market activation, professional training and services for housing inclusion.

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publication date: 12-02-2018

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publication date: 08-02-2018

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General Data Protection Regulation: Commission Guidance

The Commission presented its Communication on 'Stronger protection, new opportunities - Commission guidance on the direct application of the General Data Protection Regulation as of 25 May 2018', on 24 January 2018.

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publication date: 08-02-2018

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New report on boosting investment in social infrastructure in Europe

On 23 January, the high-level task force on investing in social infrastructure in Europe, chaired by Romano Prodi, published a report that looks at investing in social infrastructure in Europe such as healthcare, education and affordable housing. The report is the result of a one year work of the high-level task force comprised by representatives from the European Long-Term Investors Association, the European Commission, the European Investment Bank, the Council of Europe Development...

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publication date: 05-02-2018

Labour market integration of refugees and asylum seekers

EUROCITIES has conducted research on the integration of refugees and asylum seekers in the labour market at local level. The report is based on the findings from 19 cities from 12 EU member states.

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publication date: 02-02-2018

The situation of Roma in cities in Europe

EUROCITIES has conducted a mapping study in 23 large cities in Europe, which have big Roma populations. The findings are presented in a comprehensive report that reveals the situation of Roma inclusion at local level.

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publication date: 02-02-2018

What role do cities play in social inclusion and welfare policies?

EUROCITIES recently contracted an external expert to research the changing role of cities in designing and delivering social inclusion and welfare policies.

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publication date: 02-02-2018

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Road Safety strategies and action plans in the EU - DG MOVE Newsletter (January)

The existence of a national road safety strategy is a clear indicator that the issue is high on the political agenda. A well-crafted plan is a tool for authorities to identify the most relevant road safety actions, to focus their work efficiently and to assign the necessary resources. It also facilitates accountability and transparency, and helps to communicate road safety priorities to citizens.

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publication date: 19-01-2018