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Meet our young ambassadors 7

In the seventh of our series on the young ambassadors who will be taking part in EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh, we get to know Sara Akural from Oulu, Martin Pouvreau from Angers and Lena Heidemann from Münster. As well as hearing what they love best, and most want to change, about their cities we discover what they think about the role of young people in decision making and making change happen in Europe.

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publication date : 31-10-2018

Stuttgart's way of integrating migrants and refugees

At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart presented its model for integrating refugees. The focus is on a holistic approach based on integration of services made accessible and available to refugees while catering for their individual needs for integration in the city.

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publication date : 31-10-2018

Cultural and well-being activities at heart of ageing population in Frankfurt

With Germany's population of over-60s set to grow from 27% to 39% in the next 30 years, finding new ways to overturn this negative image and experience and reduce the country's healthcare burden is vital. Promoting healthier and happier ageing and solidarity among communities are increasingly being seen as the cornerstones of improved quality of life.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

EUROCITIES report: Cities and Migrants 3 - the 3rd Integrating Cities Report

The sudden high arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe in 2015 saw cities directly confronted with the challenge of reception and quick integration, in the context of a difficult political debate and lack of funding.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

Stuttgart is the second city to sign pledge to turn principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights into action

At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, held in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart became the second city to commit to turn the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights into concrete actions at local level. Stuttgart will invest €3 million a year to meet principle 17 on the inclusion of people with disabilities.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

Cities at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart issue recommendations for a more socially sustainable Europe

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018 to focus on the theme of 'Together for Socially Sustainable Cities: Anchoring the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve Social Rights for All'.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

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Meet our young ambassadors 6

The special young ambassadors programme running throughout EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh will enable young people to experience how we work, understand Europe's challenges and share their opinions. Here we meet Jasper Goossens from Ostend, Lauren Ross from Edinburgh and Franz-Josef Möller from Munich and hear what issues they would prioritise, from investing in green energy and banning disposable plastics to integrating creativity into the education system.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

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Webinar on the invitation to ‘Big Public Buyers and Networks Initiative (pilot mode)’

In the last weeks, the European Commission send to numerous stakeholders an invitation (in the attachment) to participate in the pilot phase of the partnership initiative among public buyers, networks of public buyers and the European Commission on the topic of strategic public procurement.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

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Vital Nodes Policy dialogue with EU institutions

Do you want to discuss how to further develop and reinforce the role of cities on core transport corridors? Come to the Vital Nodes policy dialogue co-organised by EUROCITIES and Polis networks.

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publication date : 25-10-2018

  •  environment

Access to water reinforced by the European Parliament

The European Parliament voted yesterday in plenary to improve access to safe drinking water.

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publication date : 24-10-2018