news for social affairs

  •  environment

Urban Innovative Actions call launches today

The European Commission today launched the new Urban Innovative Actions call, worth a total of €80 million.

news

publication date : 15-12-2015

  •  mobility

Milan wins 2016 Access City Award

EUROCITIES member Milan is the winner of this year’s Access City Award, and Toulouse, also a member, received both the third prize and a special mention as a ‘smart city’.

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publication date : 08-12-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21: Malmo's Climate Living in Cities Concept

Malmo ran its CLICC project from 2010-2014 to tackle household carbon emissions by refurbishing three housing compounds.

news

publication date : 02-12-2015

  •  environment

EUROCITIES on COP 21: Energy efficiency through participation

Malaga involved residents in the energy efficiency refurbishment of Los Limoneros, a housing complex in one of its most deprived neighbourhoods.

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publication date : 30-11-2015

Supporting Roma inclusion in cities

Our statement on Roma inclusion emphasises the key role city authorities play in offering a decent life to all, by providing non-discriminatory access to services such as education, health, training, employment and housing.

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publication date : 24-11-2015

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES partners Metropolis Policy Transfer Platform

We have become a partner of Metropolis, the world association of major metropolises.

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publication date : 23-11-2015

  •  economy

Cities addressing youth unemployment

High youth unemployment is a problem in cities across the EU, even in regions and countries where overall unemployment is relatively low.

news

publication date : 20-11-2015

Lessons from the social affairs forum in Brussels - 'inclusive labour markets'

We look at some of the lessons from our social affairs forum in Brussels on 20-21 October, which focused on inclusive labour markets.

news

publication date : 18-11-2015

  •  economy

Cities discuss innovation and social clauses in public procurement

Last week we hosted the first in a series of events that will help member cities make the best of public procurement. The two day seminar took place in Brussels from 12-13 November and focused on innovation, pre-commercial procurement and social clauses.

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publication date : 17-11-2015

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

EUROCITIES 2016 Milan – sharing cities

Milan will host our next annual conference on 16-18 November 2016, to focus on the theme of ‘sharing cities’.

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publication date : 12-11-2015