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The EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meeting: registration is open!

The EIP-SCC Action Cluster Meetings will take place on 20 June at Hotel Metropole, Brussels, and will provide European officials, civic leaders, city representatives, investors, industry, entrepreneurs, and Action Cluster leaders with the opportunity to explore progress, make plans, and exchange views with their peers to give added-value to their national and local actions; and also identify gaps that need to be fulfilled at European level to develop new solutions in the Smart City...

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publication date : 23-05-2017

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EDF meets to discuss benefits of innovation policies in cities

Last 24-26 April, the spring EDF meeting brought together 84 representatives from 40 cities in Donostia-San Sebastian, to discuss policies and initiatives needed to foster innovation.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

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Silvia Ganzerla: Mayors turn focus on jobs

Cities are the drivers of economic growth and job creation, and are key to ensuring the equal participation of vulnerable people in social and economic life, writes EUROCITIES policy director Silvia Ganzerla.

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publication date : 22-05-2017

  •  economy

Working Group Employment meets in Stockholm

20 city representatives from 10 EUROCITIES city members attended the meeting and discussed some of the main challenges they face in promoting employment measures at local level: integration of migrants and refugees; promotion of employability through skills development (for adults, low skilled and high skilled); use of public procurement for creating job opportunities.

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publication date : 17-05-2017

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Open letter on long term investment

In follow-up to EUROCITIES event on barriers to long-term investment, held at the European Parliament on 8 March, we addressed an open letter – together with Polis and CEMR - to the EU institutions and other key actors.

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publication date : 15-05-2017

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EUROCITIES is celebrating Europe Day 2017 with the launch of our fully revamped newsletter!

This new notification tool will now send you regular updates of the most recent content available on our website, at intervals you choose, and from across our policy and projects work.

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publication date : 08-05-2017

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EUROCITIES calls for a stronger role for cities in future EU youth policy

On 3-4 May, EUROCITIES took part in the European Commission’s conference on the future EU Youth Strategy and its priorities. This conference gathered over 200 participants and took place during the European Youth Week. During the week of 1-7 May, hundreds of events took place across Europe to inform young people about the opportunities offered to them to learn and volunteer abroad through EU programmes such as Erasmus+ and the newly launched European Solidarity Corps.

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publication date : 05-05-2017

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Cities in action: Glasgow adopts cooperative model

Glasgow Council is changing the way it works internally and with external organisations to make a greater difference to city life.

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publication date : 28-04-2017

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EUROCITIES attends workshop on inclusive entrepreneurship

On 9-10 March, EUROCITIES and some of our members attended a workshop organised by the OECD's Programme on Local Economic and Employment Development (LEED) and the European Commission with the aim of providing feedback on a new inclusive entrepreneurship policy guidance tool.

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publication date : 28-04-2017

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Cities' role in food systems innovation

The European Commission is organising, in cooperation with EUROCITIES, an event on 'Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs', which is to take place in Brussels on 31 May alongside Green Week.

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publication date : 27-04-2017