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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

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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

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Cities in action - Amsterdam opens up democratic process

Amsterdam has a vision to make local democracy more dynamic and interactive.

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publication date : 06-02-2017

EU Observer: Europe must empower its cities to respond to refugee crisis

Laia Ortiz, deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, writes in EU Observer on why Europe needs to empower its cities to respond to the refugee crisis.

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publication date : 27-01-2017

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.

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publication date : 17-01-2017

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URBACT good practice call for cities

URBACT has launched a good practice call to all European cities, regardless of size or geographical region, with the aim of promoting, rewarding and transferring the great work being done in the field of integrated urban development. *Participate at the URBACT infoday of 30 January 2017 in Brussels* URBACT has launched a Good Practice call for all European cities, no matter their size or geographical area, with the aim to promote, reward and transfer the great work they are doing in the...

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publication date : 11-01-2017

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Anna Lisa Boni: 30 years of EUROCITIES and counting

As our 30th anniversary year comes to an end, Anna Lisa Boni reflects on 30 years of EUROCITIES, and we present our video report of activities.

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publication date : 20-12-2016

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Alternative approaches to welfare and services in the sharing economy

Our final article looking at the outcomes of the roundtable sessions at EUROCITIES 2016 Milan, this time on alternative approaches to welfare and services.

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publication date : 16-12-2016