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Affordable Housing crisis: intergenerational inequalities and exclusion of young people from qualitative job

On 9 November, the World Bank has launched ‘The Living and Leaving: Housing, Mobility and Welfare in the European Union' report which analyses how the affordability of housing impacts labour productivity, growth and opportunities for citizens in the EU’s 28-member states.

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publication date : 12-11-2018

Barcelona a city for all times of life: a new strategy for demographic change and ageing 2018-2030

Addressing the demographic change and the ageing process, Barcelona has adopted the strategy for ‘A city for all times of life 2018-2030’. The strategic planning process was based on the analysis of the current reality and a demographic forecast, considering short and long-term measures to deliver results. The strategy focuses on the demographics and the changes that the population is facing, on the strategic objectives and values and on the services provided by the city.

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publication date : 12-11-2018

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publication date : 08-11-2018

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publication date : 08-11-2018

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Meet our young ambassadors #8

Meet the eighth group of young ambassadors who will be taking part in EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh to discover new ideas, have their voices heard and debate common issues. Here we get to know Marko Zivkovic from Ljubljana, Maike Weitzel from Dresden and Lorenz Riemer from Leipzig and learn what's important to them, from Swiss army knives to bike trails and involving young people in decision making to creating a sustainable and united Europe.

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publication date : 07-11-2018

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EUROCITIES Culture Forum: five take-aways

EUROCITIES Culture Forum met in Lisbon from 17-19 October to discuss how fast-changing cities can effectively support and benefit from collective projects on culture and heritage. Here are the five main messages the 25 attendees from 68 cities took away from the event.

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publication date : 05-11-2018

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Innovation Radar Prize 2018: vote your favourite innovation

From 29 October to 12 November the EU citizens are encouraged to vote for their favourite scientific and technological breakthroughs among 50 nominees who have been developing innovations through EU-funded projects.

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publication date : 31-10-2018

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Meet our young ambassadors 7

In the seventh of our series on the young ambassadors who will be taking part in EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh, we get to know Sara Akural from Oulu, Martin Pouvreau from Angers and Lena Heidemann from Münster. As well as hearing what they love best, and most want to change, about their cities we discover what they think about the role of young people in decision making and making change happen in Europe.

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publication date : 31-10-2018

Stuttgart's way of integrating migrants and refugees

At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart presented its model for integrating refugees. The focus is on a holistic approach based on integration of services made accessible and available to refugees while catering for their individual needs for integration in the city.

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publication date : 31-10-2018

Cultural and well-being activities at heart of ageing population in Frankfurt

With Germany's population of over-60s set to grow from 27% to 39% in the next 30 years, finding new ways to overturn this negative image and experience and reduce the country's healthcare burden is vital. Promoting healthier and happier ageing and solidarity among communities are increasingly being seen as the cornerstones of improved quality of life.

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publication date : 30-10-2018