skills & education

  •  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.

news

publication date: 26-04-2017

publication

publication date: 25-04-2017

event

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

  •  cooperation

Call for applications: European volunteering capital competition 2019

The European Volunteering Capital Competition aims to promote volunteering at the local level by giving recognition to municipalities that support and strengthen partnerships with volunteer centres and volunteer-involving organisations and celebrate and promote volunteering and the impact made by volunteers.

news

publication date: 14-04-2017

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

  •  economy

event

start date: 22-02-2017
end date: 22-02-2017

  •  economy

Report: Madrid Neighbourhood Employment Plans

We are glad to disseminate the report on the Madrid Neighbourhood Employment Plans initiative, which was the focus of a study visit in Madrid on long-term unemployment.

news

publication date: 21-02-2017

New report on integration of refugees and asylum seekers through education

Launched today, our new report looks at the experiences of 26 major European cities and identifies trends, success factors and good practices.

news

publication date: 17-01-2017

Cities' actions for the education of refugees and asylum seekers

Our new report looks at how cities are using education as a means to integrate refugees and asylum seekers.

publication

publication date: 16-01-2017

  •  mobility

Education for refugees and asylum seekers - Open Society grant

EUROCITIES will receive funding from the Open Society Foundations to organise two mentoring visits in 2017 on the theme of education for asylum seekers and refugees in cities.

news

publication date: 16-12-2016