news for social affairs

Working group smart social inclusion: Milan’s social entrepreneurship strategy

On 23-24 February, Milan hosted a study visit for members of EUROCITIES working group smart social inclusion to present the city’s initiatives for promoting social entrepreneurship and social inclusion. Representatives from Bialystok, Brno, Katowice, Madrid, Nantes, Porto, Riga, Utrecht and Warsaw were in attendance.

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publication date : 27-02-2017

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

City reps meet Commission inter-cabinet group on urban issues

Mary-Ann Schreurs, Eindhoven’s deputy mayor for innovation and chair of our knowledge society forum, headed up a small delegation of cities at a meeting with the European Commission’s inter-cabinet group on urban issues.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

  •  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.

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publication date : 21-02-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

EUROCITIES sets up task force on circular economy

Now that the circular economy is moving up the political agenda of the EU and in cities, EUROCITIES has decided to set up a circular economy task force.

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publication date : 17-02-2017

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

Nantes: the ‘Loire and us great debate’

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

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

Openness policy in Gdansk

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

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

Vienna’s neighbourhood oases

In our series of short articles, we highlight how EUROCITIES members across Europe are engaging with their citizens.

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publication date : 15-02-2017

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

Mayor of Athens finishes in top three for World Mayor Prize

Georgios Kaminis, mayor of EUROCITIES member Athens, has been announced as second runner-up and winner of the World Mayor Commendation for services to refugees by the organisers of the 2016 World Mayor Project.

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publication date : 14-02-2017

Urban ageing in Leeds: a city for all generations

On 26-27 January, the city of Leeds hosted the EUROCITIES working group urban ageing, demonstrating how city authorities can improve elderly people’s quality of life and design a city for all generations.

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publication date : 13-02-2017

Amsterdam hosts political roundtable on refugees

Mayors from the EUROCITIES network gathered in Amsterdam on 7 February for the second edition of the political roundtable on refugees.

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publication date : 08-02-2017