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  •  cooperation

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

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

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

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

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

  •  economy

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

  •  economy

EUROCITIES at Invest in Youth Employment event

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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publication date : 08-12-2016