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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.

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publication date : 14-04-2017

EUROCITIES members address top priorities for migration & integration in cities

37 EUROCITIES members from 25 cities met in Lisbon on 5 & 6 April 2017, following the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum. They were joined by guests from the OECD (Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development) and from DG REGIO of the European Commission.

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publication date : 14-04-2017

Cities meet in Lisbon to discuss local strategies for Roma participation

On 5-6 April, the working group Roma inclusion met in Lisbon. The meeting brought together representatives from 15 cities and several European Commission representatives (DG EMPL, DG REGIO and the FRA) to discuss local approaches to encourage Roma participation. Moreover, for the first time Roma people were also present at the meeting and took part in the discussions, and shared their experiences and views.

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publication date : 13-04-2017

  •  knowledge society

WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards

The WeGO Smart Sustainable City Awards recognises and promotes outstanding ICT, smart city, and e-Government practices of cities and local governments from all over the world, WeGO and non-WeGO members alike.

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publication date : 13-04-2017

  •  environment

Take the Covenant of Mayors survey and win a free journey to the EU Sustainable Energy Week in Brussels

The Covenant of Mayors Office, on behalf of the European Commission and with the support of the Committee of the Regions, is conducting a survey to collect the needs, feedback and expectations of local, regional and national authorities towards the initiative.

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publication date : 11-04-2017

Cities and the future of EU Integration Funding

EUROCITIES was involved in a series of events on 28, 29 and 30 March 2017, which focused on the use of EU funds to foster the reception and integration of third country nationals, asylum seekers and refugees.

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publication date : 10-04-2017

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.

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publication date : 10-04-2017

  •  culture

Culture forum discusses innovative governance and partnerships in Tallinn

The EUROCITIES Culture Forum in Tallinn attracted 129 representatives from 65 cities to discuss innovative forms of governance and partnerships for culture in cities.

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publication date : 07-04-2017

Ensuring health care for undocumented migrants

"Our vision for integration is one where all city residents can develop their full potential and live a safe and dignified life" writes Anna Lisa Boni, Secretary General, Eurocities.

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publication date : 07-04-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

Tilburg becomes 52nd signatory city of the Green Digital Charter

The city of Tilburg is the 52nd European city, and the 5th Dutch city, to sign the Green Digital Charter, a EUROCITIES initiative promoting progress in tackling climate change through the innovative use of digital technologies in cities.

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publication date : 06-04-2017