document type

documents for social affairs

'Promoting an inclusive labour market at local level'

In our latest publication we showcase projects from 12 of our member cities that support those who face significant barriers to employment; including migrants, people with disabilities, young people with mental illness, over 50s, young people not in education or training (NEETS) and the long term unemployed.

publication

publication date : 14-10-2015

Cities and migrants – implementing the Integrating Cities Charter

Our latest report on the implementation of our Integrating Cities Charter highlights new trends in migrant integration in European cities.

publication

publication date : 11-01-2016

EUROCITIES Statement on Roma inclusion in cities

Roma inclusion is a shared concern across Europe, especially in cities. In this statement, developed by our task force on Roma inclusion, we acknowledge the key role played by city authorities in offering a decent life to all by providing non-discriminatory access to services and call on European institutions, member states and candidate countries to support the effective implementation of the EU Framework of Roma inclusion. A German version of the statement is also available.

publication

publication date : 29-10-2015

  •  cooperation

New urban governance: SEISMIC Policy Watch n°2

The objective of this document is to show what is being discussed and what is being done in cities to find creative solutions to societal issues (social innovation) and to upgrade local governance systems.

publication

publication date : 17-11-2015

publication

publication date : 11-06-2015
brochure/report

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Green Jobs for Social Inclusion

In our publication 'Green Jobs for Social Inclusion' we present good practice examples from 13 major European cities on how they combine the objective of becoming greener and growing the green economy at local level with social and labour market inclusion of vulnerable groups.

publication

publication date : 02-06-2015
brochure/report, good practices

  •  economy

EUROCITIES response to European Commission public consultation on long term unemployment

Members of the EUROCITIES social affairs and economic development forums have contributed to drafting a response to the European Commission public consultation on long term unemployment. This response aims to showcase cities’ efforts in this field as well as highlighting some of the common trends emerging from the good practice examples we have collected.

publication

publication date : 12-05-2015
policy publication

EUROCITIES statement on asylum in cities

European cities located in arrival, transit and destination countries are experiencing the social, humanitarian and financial challenges of the current asylum crisis. On 13 May, we published our political statement on asylum. Our statement was developed by our working group migration and integration with input from all social affairs forum working groups. We stress the important role European cities play in receiving and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and other beneficiaries of...

publication

publication date : 12-05-2015
policy publication

  •  cooperation

SEISMIC policy watch #1

SEiSMiC (Science Engagement in Society – Mutual learning in Cities) has published the first edition of its Policy Watch reports, highlighting trends in urban social innovation at global, European and project levels. The report summarises the priority areas identified over SEiSMiC's first year by ten newly established country networks. These can be divided into three main categories: new modes of urban governance; the new economy, including the sharing economy; and new ways to manage...

publication

publication date : 13-03-2015
brochure/report