news for social affairs

  •  economy

EUROCITIES at Invest in Youth Employment event

Discussions focused on the implementation and future funding of the Youth Guarantee and Youth Employment Initiative.

news

publication date : 16-12-2016

  •  economy

Protecting quality jobs and skills in the sharing economy

We look at the outcomes of the roundtable discussion on quality jobs and skills at EUROCITIES 2016 Milan.

news

publication date : 13-12-2016

Tackling long-term unemployment with Madrid's Neighbourhood Employment Plans

Since the recent economic crisis there has been an increase in the rate of unemployment in Europe, especially among young people and the over 45s; with many from these groups being unemployed for more than one year.

news

publication date : 09-12-2016

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  mobility

New business models in the sharing economy

At EUROCITIES 2016 Milan, participants had the chance to debate ways to support new business models in the sharing economy during a political roundtable session.

news

publication date : 08-12-2016

  •  economy

Cities exchanging on strategic usage of public procurement in Nantes

From 30 November to 1 December, more than 22 city representatives met in Nantes to discuss ways to promote social inclusion through public procurement.

news

publication date : 06-12-2016

  •  economy

City competences and legislative frameworks in the sharing economy

We hosted four roundtable debates on different aspects of the sharing economy during EUROCITIES 2016 Milan on 16-18 November, the first of which focused on 'city competences and legislative frameworks'.

news

publication date : 06-12-2016

CityMetric: What can cities teach us about radicalisation?

Anna Lisa Boni writes in CityMetric on the lessons cities can teach us about tackling radicalisation.

news

publication date : 06-12-2016

EUROCITIES contribution to the consultation on a European Pillar of Social Rights

EUROCITIES has finalised its report contributing to the European Commission’s consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights. EUROCITIES supports this initiative and recommends that:

news

publication date : 01-12-2016

Education for the inclusion of migrants and new arrivals

Our working group education met in Gothenburg on 23-25 November to discuss the role of education for the inclusion of new arrivals and migrants.

news

publication date : 30-11-2016

news

publication date : 29-11-2016