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SURE instrument enables €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives affected by coronavirus

On 9 April, the EU Ministries of Financing have agreed to work on a comprehensive economic policy response to the COVID19 outbreak. They have agreed on a EUR 500 billion packages of safety nets – one for workers, one for businesses and another one for countries.

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publication date : 10-04-2020

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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

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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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COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge strong collaboration between all levels of government.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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Takeaways from the EUROCITIES webinar on EU funding to fight coronavirus

This EUROCITIES webinar brought together a record of 175 representatives from 70 different cities across 20 countries in Europe to discuss with the European Commission how cities can access and use the EU funding under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative - how does it work?

A short presentation to understand further how the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative will work

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publication date : 19-03-2020

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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ROCK cities provide inspiring ideas to ensure better access to cultural heritage

Accessibility is connected to all the aspects that determine the possibility to fully participate in urban life: overcoming physical and economic barriers, perception of safety, equal access to institutions, cultural productions, participation and empowerment of citizens, information and opportunities

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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EUROCITIES fighting gender inequality with culture

How is the culture and the creative sector contributing to more gender equality in cities?

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publication date : 04-03-2020

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News from the mission board!

Since the launch of the EU mission on ‘climate neutral and smart cities’ in the framework of the future Horizon Europe programme, its board of 15 experts, including Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general (in her capacity of the board’s rapporteur), has developed a paper proposing to support and promote 100 European cities in their systemic transformation towards climate-neutrality by 2030, for an by the citizens.

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publication date : 19-02-2020