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EUROCITIES meets Commissioner Thyssen to discuss working together to implement European Pillar of Social Rights

On 13 April, the mayor of Ghent and president of EUROCITIES, Daniël Termont and deputy mayor of Barcelona and chair of the social affairs forum, Laia Ortiz met with Commissioner for Employment and Social Affairs, Marianne Thyssen, to discuss how cities and the European Commission can work together on the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 16-04-2018

  •  economy

Supporting social entrepreneurs for social impact

On 11 April, EUROCITIES spoke at Euclid Summit 2018 ‘Growing ecosystems for social impact: everyone’s responsible’ opened by Pauline Krikke the Mayor of The Hague, during the keynote conversation on cities for social change; presenting the key learnings from our report on the role of cities in promoting social entrepreneurship.

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publication date : 16-04-2018

  •  economy

EU Prize for Women Innovators 2018

Twelve finalists are in the running to win the title of most innovative women entrepreneur.

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publication date : 05-04-2018

  •  economy

Highlights of our economic development forum: ‘people, firms, places’

On 26-28 March, our economic development forum (EDF) met in Braga Portugal to discuss the role of cities in the knowledge economy. 100 participants from over 45 cities, including 11 elected city politicians, shared expertise during these three days on smart and inclusive growth, investments and translating Sustainable Development Goals into local actions; focusing on SDG 8 ‘decent work and economic growth’ and SDG 9 ‘industry, innovation and infrastructure’.

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publication date : 29-03-2018

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publication date : 28-03-2018

  •  culture
  •  economy

Future creative cities - Why culture is a smart investment for cities

Our new report reflects on innovative local cultural policies and sets out a vision for the future of cultural and creative place-making at local and regional levels.

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publication date : 16-03-2018

  •  economy

‘Startup Europe Week’ 5-9 March

This week is 'Startup Europe Week', the initiative to inform entrepreneurs of the support and resources available at city and regional level.

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publication date : 07-03-2018

  •  economy

‘Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs’: OECD 2018 scoreboard presents new trends on SMEs access to finance

For a broader overview of the SMEs access to finance, check out the OECD 2018 scoreboard on ‘Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs’.

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publication date : 06-03-2018

  •  economy

Consultation on SME definition: have your say

SME definition is relevant for access to finance and in general to EU support since it applies to all policies, programmes and measures that the Commission develops and operates for SMEs.

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publication date : 06-03-2018

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publication date : 26-02-2018