skills & education

EUROCITIES Working Group Employment meeting 23-24 October 2017

The next meeting of the WG Employment will take place on 23 -24 October in Gothenburg, just before the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. The meeting will start at 2 pm on the 23 and end at 3.30 pm on the 24. The meeting will focus on the European Pillar of Social rights and the principle of Active support to employment on the drafting of the 2018 workplan as well as it will give the possibility to know more about what the City of Gothenburg does in the employment field.

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start date: 23-10-2017
end date: 24-10-2017

Social innovation in Rotterdam: One-stop-shop for youth at risk of exclusion

Jongerenloket (Youth Desk) is a hub of free services in Rotterdam where vulnerable people under the age of 27 can seek assistance for education, work or care. The one-stop-shop enables young people to access all of the city’s youth-related social services at one central location, hence making it easier for young people to receive the help they need.

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publication date: 18-08-2017

  •  cooperation

Estonian Presidency brings a focus on inclusive and sustainable Europe

Estonia took over the Presidency of the Council of the EU from Malta on 1 July 2017.

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publication date: 14-08-2017

  •  knowledge society

GDC cities in URBACT catalogue of good practices

Among all 97 good practices published by URBACT on sustainable urban development, three GDC signatory cities stand out for their investment in digital to impulse participatory change in disadvantaged neighbourhoods.

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publication date: 03-08-2017

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

URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date: 25-07-2017

  •  economy

European city seminar - New skills for an inclusive labour market

This seminar in Netwerkstad Twente* will focus on the challenges related to the transitions in the economy and what Europe can do to help create employment opportunities.

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start date: 25-09-2017
end date: 26-09-2017

Registration NOW open for our Autumn Social Affairs Forum

EUROCITIES will hold its next Social Affairs Forum on 25-26 October in Gothenburg to discuss the role of cities in promoting a more social Europe and in delivering on a European Pillar of Social Rights. Our working groups on employment, homelessness and urban ageing will be meeting shortly before the Social Affairs Forum, on 23-24 October in Gothenburg

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publication date: 13-07-2017

WG Smart Social Inclusion in Twente

The WG Smart Social Inclusion will meet in Netwerkstad Twente on 25-26 September 2017.

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start date: 25-09-2017
end date: 26-09-2017

Barcelona urges Catalan government to include Roma history in school curriculum

On 21 June, Barcelona City Council approved a motion for an institutional declaration for the inclusion of Roma history in school curriculum.

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publication date: 06-07-2017

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

EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date: 28-06-2017