skills & education

  •  cooperation

NEW video with highlights from our spring social affairs forum in Lisbon

On 3-4 April, 140 participants from 40 cities met at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Lisbon to address the common challenge of deep-seated poverty and rising inequalities, and to discuss possible solutions.

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publication date: 23-06-2017

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publication date: 21-06-2017

  •  economy

European city seminar - New skills for an inclusive labour market.

Netwerkstad Twente, the province of Overijssel, in cooperation with Eurocities, will organise a seminar on the new skills needed to ensure an inclusive labour market that helps build social and economic stability in Europe. Cities and regions play an important role in educating young people,especially those with a distance to the labour market, in securing sufficient job opportunities. Developing innovative skills through education can better prepare young people to access the labour...

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

  •  cooperation

Strong emphasis on local level in the 2017 country-specific recommendations

On 22 May, the European Commission published the Country Specific Recommendations for 2017.

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publication date: 12-06-2017

Youth employment: are we going in the right direction?

The 2017 Joint Employment Report’s Scoreboard of Key Employment and Social Indicators looks at policy efforts to address challenges for young people, including unemployment and inactivity and the latest results are out.

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publication date: 06-06-2017

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publication date: 01-06-2017

Working group education meets in Antwerp

The working group inclusion through education met on 10-12 May in Antwerp.

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publication date: 30-05-2017

Save the date for our next 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.

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publication date: 22-05-2017

What is the future of social Europe?

On 26 April, the same day the proposal on the European Pillar of Social Rights was launched, the European Commission released its reflection paper on the social dimension of Europe.

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publication date: 22-05-2017

  •  economy

Working group employment meets in Stockholm

Twenty city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES member city attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date: 17-05-2017