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EUROCITIES report: Cities and Migrants 3 - the 3rd Integrating Cities Report

The sudden high arrivals of migrants and refugees in Europe in 2015 saw cities directly confronted with the challenge of reception and quick integration, in the context of a difficult political debate and lack of funding.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

Stuttgart is the second city to sign pledge to turn principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights into action

At the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum, held in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018, Stuttgart became the second city to commit to turn the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights into concrete actions at local level. Stuttgart will invest €3 million a year to meet principle 17 on the inclusion of people with disabilities.

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publication date : 30-10-2018

Cities at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum in Stuttgart issue recommendations for a more socially sustainable Europe

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Stuttgart on 23-24 October 2018 to focus on the theme of 'Together for Socially Sustainable Cities: Anchoring the Sustainable Development Goals to achieve Social Rights for All'.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

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Meet our young ambassadors 6

The special young ambassadors programme running throughout EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh will enable young people to experience how we work, understand Europe's challenges and share their opinions. Here we meet Jasper Goossens from Ostend, Lauren Ross from Edinburgh and Franz-Josef Möller from Munich and hear what issues they would prioritise, from investing in green energy and banning disposable plastics to integrating creativity into the education system.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

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Webinar on the invitation to ‘Big Public Buyers and Networks Initiative (pilot mode)’

In the last weeks, the European Commission send to numerous stakeholders an invitation (in the attachment) to participate in the pilot phase of the partnership initiative among public buyers, networks of public buyers and the European Commission on the topic of strategic public procurement.

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publication date : 26-10-2018

  •  mobility

Vital Nodes Policy dialogue with EU institutions

Do you want to discuss how to further develop and reinforce the role of cities on core transport corridors? Come to the Vital Nodes policy dialogue co-organised by EUROCITIES and Polis networks.

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publication date : 25-10-2018

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Access to water reinforced by the European Parliament

The European Parliament voted yesterday in plenary to improve access to safe drinking water.

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publication date : 24-10-2018

  •  environment

EUROCITIES Environment Forum 'Low emissions cities: for cleaner air and climate mitigation', Tampere 17-19 October: all material available

The EUROCITIES Environment Forum met in Tampere on the 17-19 October 2018, focusing on the topic of 'Low emission cities for cleaner air and climate change mitigation'.

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publication date : 24-10-2018

  •  cooperation
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Meet our young ambassadors 5

Throughout EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh a young ambassadors programme will give young people the chance to learn from and contribute to the conference and its debates. Here we get to know Marion Seisenbacher from Vienna, Ovidiu Cimpean from Cluj-Napoca and Victoria Afnani from Kungsbacka and discover why they were inspired to become young ambassadors and why equality, inclusivity and environmental protection are among the issues that matter most to them.

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publication date : 24-10-2018