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Apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

By 31 January 2019 you have the opportunity to apply for the European Social Economy Cities and Regions 2019.

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publication date : 16-01-2019

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Lublin citizens panel on migration makes three recommendations

As part of our citizens panels initiative, Lublin organised a large consultation on migration in December which gave citizens the opportunity to hear from and debate directly with the European Commission and other experts and put forward possible solutions.

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publication date : 15-01-2019

  •  economy

Measures for sustainable short-term rental in 18 French cities

Starting with 1 January, Airbnb and the other platforms members of French Holidays Homes Association, will support the development of a sustainable short-term rental market, by limiting the home listing to host reservations for a maximum of 120 nights per calendar year. The restriction applies to primary residence, where the owner at lives least 8 months per year.

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publication date : 15-01-2019

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT III call for Action Planning open!

URBACT released its final URBACT III call for Action Planning networks on January 7th. The focus is on collaborative networks of cities to co-design integrated action plans on urban poverty, mobility, digital transitions etc.

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publication date : 11-01-2019

  •  economy

Braga is 5th city to pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights

Today, Braga became the 5th city to sign a pledge to the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Braga's Mayor, Ricardo Rio, signed a strong commitment to principle 18 on long-term care.

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publication date : 09-01-2019

Highlights from ‘preventing evictions and homelessness’ study visit in Vienna

On 6-7 December, EUROCITIES working groups on housing and homelessness had a joint meeting to learn and exchange views on Vienna’s strategic approach on preventing evictions and homelessness. The city has shared its practices with more than 50 participants from 18 cities (Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Brno, Dublin, Ghent, Glasgow, Gothenburg, Leipzig, Ljubljana, Lyon, Munich, Newcastle, Oslo, Poznan, Vienna, Zaragoza, Zurich). The discussions were focused on the key challenges,...

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publication date : 04-01-2019

Commission recognises the need to channel EU funds to build capacity of local governments for Roma inclusion

On 4 December, the European Commission released a communication on the evaluation of the EU Roma Framework 2011-2020.

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publication date : 03-01-2019

New EUROCITIES report on Roma inclusion at local level

EUROCITIES published a report with findings and lessons from the study visit it organised to Timisoara on 12-14 June 2018. This activity is part of the EUROCITIES mutual learning programme for cities working on Roma inclusion at local level, which receives funding support from the European programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSi) under the strategic partnership with the European Commission DG EMPL.

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publication date : 02-01-2019

Policy transfer study visit to Toulouse: How can cities support Roma to move from camps into adequate housing?

EUROCITIES is organising a study visit to Toulouse on 9-10 April to support policy transfer of promising city measures for Roma access to adequate housing.

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publication date : 02-01-2019

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publication date : 20-12-2018