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7 learnings from the project ‘Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion’

After three years of implementation in Athens, Barcelona, Lisbon, Rotterdam and Stockholm, the Accelerating Change for Social Inclusion (ACSI) project has closed a first phase, leaving a set of powerful learnings to improve similar initiatives in the future.

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publication date : 15-01-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EU-China cooperation for inclusive and sustainable development

The creation of socially integrative and inclusive cities should become a cornerstone of EU-China cooperation on sustainability. sustainable urban development and the elaboration of comprehensive strategies for socially integrative and inclusive cities should be placed as a permanent topic on the agenda of EU-China policy dialogues.

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publication date : 15-01-2020

Join EUROCITIES initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City'

Is your city pursuing inclusive policies? Do you work to ensure social rights for all people in your city? Then join our initiative 'Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City’.

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publication date : 13-01-2020

Highlights from WG employment critical friend review on skills mismatch and development of 21st century skills

On 14-15 November, EUROCITIES working group on employment meet in Ghent to learn and exchange views on Ghent’s strategic approach on tackling the skills mismatch and develop 21st century skills. The city has shared its practice with 20 participants form 9 cities (Bristol, Lille Metropole, Madrid, Lyon, Barcelona, Gijon, Stockholm and Twente). The discussions were focused on the key challenges, success factors and lessons learnt in tackling skills mismatch and developing 21st century...

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publication date : 24-12-2019

Roundtable on rising inequalities and segregation in European cities - General Directors of Social Affairs meeting, in Amsterdam, on 23-24 January 2020

Save the date for the Roundtable of General Directors of Social Affairs on 23-24 January in Amsterdam! The meeting will focus on the ‘rising inequalities and segregation in European cities’.

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publication date : 23-12-2019

Cities collaborate to develop effective integrated city plan for Roma inclusion in Braga

“Everyone has prejudices. The problem is when we don’t do anything about it” states Vanessa Matos, Roma community animator in Braga.

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publication date : 20-12-2019

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publication date : 17-12-2019

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Next generation CityChangers wanted!

The Urban Future Global Conference, which gathers City Changers from across the world, is fast approaching!

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publication date : 15-12-2019

Cities learn how to support new groups at risk of homelessness in Poznan

How can cities support new groups at risk of homelessness?

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publication date : 10-12-2019

Guidelines for the integration of young migrants and refugees

In the past few years, many European countries have experienced a surge in arrivals of young migrants and asylum seekers, which has pushed their systems of care and support to the limit. Young newcomers are a particularly vulnerable group, due to their limited autonomy as well as their emotional and psychological vulnerability and often compounded by traumatic experiences in the case of young refugees. Many arrive in Europe unaccompanied, due to family loss or separation.

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publication date : 09-12-2019