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  •  cooperation
  •  economy

City-dialogue ‘Providing Services of General Interest in times of Covid-19’

Highlights from the city-dialogue ‘Providing Services of General Interest in times of Covid-19’ hosted in collaboration with CEEP

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publication date : 03-12-2020

  •  economy

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publication date : 16-10-2020

Leipzig signs pledge to healthcare

Leipzig signed a strong pledge to healthcare in September 2020 with a focus on mental health and well-being. This is the second pledge from Leipzig, reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first pledge in 2019 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

  •  cooperation

Ljubljana signs pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities

Ljubljana signed a strong pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities. This is the third pledge from Ljubljana reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first two pledges in 2018 and 2019 to improve access to healthcare, housing and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

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publication date : 27-08-2020

  •  mobility

Help us raising the voice of cities on the inclusion of people with disabilities

EUROCITIES is conducting a survey dedicated to Principle 17 of the European Pillar of Social Rights on the inclusion of people disabilities in the context of the update to the European disability strategy post-2020.

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publication date : 27-08-2020

Join our digital high-level conference 'Building back better: A stronger social Europe - What role for cities?'

People living in cities have been hardest hit by the corona pandemic and are deeply affected by the economic and social crisis. Poverty and inequalities are rapidly rising in cities, with new groups of people at risk of poverty - the ‘new urban poor’. Addressing this crisis requires unprecedented bold actions by working together in solidarity between all levels of government to build a fair, inclusive and sustainable recovery in the EU, leaving no one behind. The recovery is our chance to...

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publication date : 25-08-2020

  •  knowledge society

City dialogue on digitalising social services: Challenges, opportunities and lessons learned from the COVID-19 crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the trend of digitalising public services. To minimise the virus spread, cities have been quick to move online many social services such as healthcare, employment services and social assistance. Many cities set up extra services online to provide counselling and tailored support to the most vulnerable target groups, and many reinforced online skills trainings with a focus on digital skills. However, the crisis has also deepened the digital divide,...

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publication date : 24-08-2020

  •  cooperation

Share your views on the future of social Europe

The European Commission has opened a broad public consultation on the future of social Europe. The consultation will gather ideas and recommendations for new policy actions or legal initiatives needed on different levels (EU, national, regional and local) to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 16-07-2020