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Get funding to develop an investment concept. EU City Facility's 1st call for proposals coming soon.

The European City Facility (EUCF) will launch its first call for proposals on 25 May 2020. All municipalities (local authorities) and their groupings from the EU-27 and UK are encouraged to apply to get support in developing an investment concept and accelerate the implementation of their energy and climate action plans. Deadline for applications is 2 October 2020.

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publication date : 15-04-2020

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SURE instrument enables €100 billion solidarity loans to support jobs and lives affected by coronavirus

On 9 April, the EU Ministries of Financing have agreed to work on a comprehensive economic policy response to the COVID19 outbreak. They have agreed on a EUR 500 billion packages of safety nets – one for workers, one for businesses and another one for countries.

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publication date : 10-04-2020

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Takeaways from EUROCITIES City Dialogue on the European Social Fund+

This EUROCITIES city dialogue brought together 90 people from 55 cities in 20 countries to discuss how cities get involved in the programming of the ESF+ for 2021-2027. City experts learned about the state of play of ESF+ at EU level directly from the European Commission. They exchanged and learned how other cities are working with managing authorities to feed an urban perspective, based on local needs, into the priorities and actions of the ESF+ programme in their region or country,...

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publication date : 08-04-2020

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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 proposed 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. The proposal needs to be voted in the Council, before becoming an official EU loans instrument.

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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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Ensuring food aid in a time of crisis

The following article tracks lessons learned from the city of Milan, or how a health emergency can soon become a food emergency without adequate measures from the city administration.

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publication date : 27-03-2020

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European cities respond to the coronavirus crisis

In the Turkish city of Pendik, police go shopping for the elderly who have to stay at home. London has reserved 300 hotel rooms for homeless people to help them self-isolate, to protect themselves and others against infection. And Barcelona makes advance payments for artists whose shows have been postponed.

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publication date : 24-03-2020

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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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Love in the time of cho…rona

I am sure you recognise my adapted title of the famous novel by Gabriel García Márquez. It reflects for me what COVID19 has unfortunately turned our daily reality into, right across the world.

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publication date : 19-03-2020

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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