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Social Affairs Forum updates for November 2018 - March 2019

This document presents an overview of EU key policy and funding updates relevant to social affairs for the period November 2018 - March 2019.

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publication date: 15-03-2019

New EUROCITIES report: Cities delivering social rights

EUROCITIES published a new report mapping cities’ existing policy measures that are in line with the principles of the EU Pillar of Social Rights. Many cities already deliver inclusive social policies to promote social rights for all people even before the EU Social Pillar was adopted. However, we found that cities’ efforts are not always known or recognised at national and EU levels.

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publication date: 08-02-2019

Social Affairs Forum strategy for the period 2019-2020

The social affairs forum will work towards implementing its vision for inclusive and cohesive cities.

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publication date: 01-02-2019

Social Rights for All: Roma inclusion at local level - report from EUROCITIES study visit to Timisoara

This is the report from the study visit that EUROCITIES 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

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES statement on EU rules on road charging schemes – ‘Eurovignette’

The proposed revision of the Eurovignette Directive 1 can play an important part in delivering a more sustainable transport system across the EU.

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publication date: 21-02-2018

  •  mobility

EUROCITIES statement on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems

Many European cities operate or are planning Urban Vehicle Access Restriction (UVAR) schemes, such as low emission zones and congestion charges, to address local mobility or environmental challenges. Effective enforcement against all users is important to ensure public acceptance of schemes.

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publication date: 21-02-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Espoo Innovation Garden

Espoo Innovation Garden exists as both physical and communal concept, which was created with one broad vision: to promote and foster networked innovation and business, and to grow the sustainable and accessible society where all citizens can participate in improving the quality of life in Espoo and the whole region.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Lindholmen Science Park

With triple helix and cross-border cooperation, Lindholmen Science Park develops and supports sustainable innovations in the areas of ICT, transport and media.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

MINATEC

MINATEC located in Grenoble has been one of the first innovation campuses created in Europe and during its years of work managed to establish itself as one of the top five micro and nanotechnology innovation campuses in the world.

case study

publication date: 08-12-2017