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Gijon pledges to the European Pillar of Social Rights

Gijon is the latest city joining the EUROCITIES campaign 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'. Gijon's Mayor, Ana Gonzalez Rodriguez, signed a strong pledge to gender equality, which is principle 2 of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 08-04-2020

  •  cooperation

Takeaways from EUROCITIES City Dialogue on the European Social Fund+

This EUROCITIES city dialogue brought together 90 people from 55 cities in 20 countries to discuss how cities get involved in the programming of the ESF+ for 2021-2027. City experts learned about the state of play of ESF+ at EU level directly from the European Commission. They exchanged and learned how other cities are working with managing authorities to feed an urban perspective, based on local needs, into the priorities and actions of the ESF+ programme in their region or country,...

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publication date : 08-04-2020

Amsterdam pledges to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Amsterdam became the twenty-eighth city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Marjolein Moorman, Deputy Mayor signed a strong pledge to principle 1 “Education and lifelong learning”.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

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publication date : 07-04-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
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  •  mobility

European Commission’s SURE instrument enables €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives

On Thursday 2 April, the European Commission has proposed a new instrument to ‘Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE)’. This new temporary pan-European instrument worth up to €100 billion of loans dedicated to members states. The proposal needs to be voted in the Council, before becoming an official EU loans instrument.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

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publication date : 07-04-2020

Reinforcing Youth Guarantee: Lessons learnt by cities in implementing the Youth Guarantee 2014-2020

Reinforcing the Youth Guarantee is high on the agenda of the new European Commission. It is part of the Commission Work Programme for 2020. The initiative has been announced in the Communication "A Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions" of 14 January 2020. The aim of reinforcing the Youth Guarantee is to address the identified challenges in its implementation in 2014-2020 and to bring the common framework more up to date.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

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We're dependant on plastics, but now we're drowning in it: how your city can stop the overflow

Every year, 500,000 tonnes of plastic enter our oceans in the EU - Recycling 1 million tonnes of plastics = taking 1 million cars off the road

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publication date : 07-04-2020

Stay home but get ready to connect! – our new project CONNECTION, on migration and integration launched online

Integration cannot happen without real contact of locals and migrants. It's time to open the space of possibility with CONNECTION.

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publication date : 03-04-2020