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European Commission’s SURE instrument enables €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives

On Thursday 2 April, the European Commission has launched a new instrument to ‘Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE)’. This new temporary pan-European instrument worth up to €100 billion of loans dedicated to members states.

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publication date : 07-04-2020

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COVID-19: Cities call for European solidarity

Mayors of big cities across Europe call for cross-border solidarity during the corona crisis. In a joint statement of the network EUROCITIES, they urge strong collaboration between all levels of government.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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Takeaways from the EUROCITIES webinar on EU funding to fight coronavirus

This EUROCITIES webinar brought together a record of 175 representatives from 70 different cities across 20 countries in Europe to discuss with the European Commission how cities can access and use the EU funding under the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative.

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publication date : 01-04-2020

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Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative - how does it work?

A short presentation to understand further how the Coronavirus Response Investment Initiative will work

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publication date : 19-03-2020

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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ROCK cities provide inspiring ideas to ensure better access to cultural heritage

Accessibility is connected to all the aspects that determine the possibility to fully participate in urban life: overcoming physical and economic barriers, perception of safety, equal access to institutions, cultural productions, participation and empowerment of citizens, information and opportunities

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publication date : 11-03-2020

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EUROCITIES fighting gender inequality with culture

How is the culture and the creative sector contributing to more gender equality in cities?

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publication date : 04-03-2020

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News from the mission board!

Since the launch of the EU mission on ‘climate neutral and smart cities’ in the framework of the future Horizon Europe programme, its board of 15 experts, including Anna Lisa Boni, EUROCITIES secretary general (in her capacity of the board’s rapporteur), has developed a paper proposing to support and promote 100 European cities in their systemic transformation towards climate-neutrality by 2030, for an by the citizens.

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publication date : 19-02-2020

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Central European mayors fight illiberalism

Have you been following our campaign, '100 days, 100 ways.' We are sharing city views and stories every day for 100 days. Today, central European mayors are organising themselves to present a new face to the EU institutions. Read more:

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publication date : 13-02-2020

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Rotterdam's Aboutaleb focusses on lesson for Europe at Cities Forum 2020

The future of Europe depends on its cities – this was the sentiment shared by Rotterdam mayor, Ahmed Aboutaleb, at the Cities Forum 2020, which took place last week in Porto.

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publication date : 03-02-2020