case studies list for social affairs

Cities in action: The Edinburgh Guarantee, Edinburgh

Edinburgh has inspired cultural change across the public, private and third sectors to address unemployment among school leavers. A shared vision and strong partnerships are ensuring every young person has the offer of a job, apprenticeship, training or further education.

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case study date : 31-05-2016

Cities in action: The Edinburgh Guarantee, Edinburgh

Edinburgh has inspired cultural change across the public, private and third sectors to address unemployment among school leavers. A shared vision and strong partnerships are ensuring every young person has the offer of a job, apprenticeship, training or further education.

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case study date : 31-05-2016

  •  culture

Cities in action: Intercultural theatre project in Belfast

Belfast city council is supporting a small theatre company with an innovative drama-based project that highlights the experiences of migrants in the city. The ‘Arrivals’ trilogy, coordinated by Terra Nova Productions, brings actors from different backgrounds on stage to explore what happens when people from Northern Ireland interact with those who were not born and raised there.

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case study date : 01-04-2016

Cities in action: Rotterdam Buzinezzclub Social Impact Bond

Rotterdam established continental Europe’s first social impact bond (SIB) to tackle historically low youth employment. So successful was its SIB-funded Buzinezzclub project in empowering disadvantaged young people, and creating savings for the municipality and returns for investors, that the Netherlands now has three more results-based social impact investment schemes.

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case study date : 03-02-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: Gothenburg's entrepreneurial hub

Gothenburg is challenging established truths about entrepreneurial learning to support a multicultural district with high unemployment and low aspirations. This project won the EUROCITIES award for cooperation in 2015.

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case study date : 10-11-2015

Cities in action: wellbeing service, Besiktas

The population of over 75s in Besiktas is more than double the national average. The wellbeing initiative offers a range of services at the touch of a button, so vulnerable residents can live more independently and comfortably.

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case study date : 14-07-2015
good practices

Cities in action: wellbeing service, Besiktas

The population of over 75s in Besiktas is more than double the national average. The wellbeing initiative offers a range of services at the touch of a button, so vulnerable residents can live more independently and comfortably.

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case study date : 14-07-2015
good practices

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

Green Jobs for Social Inclusion practices

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.

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

  •  environment

Cities in action: energy efficiency through participation, Malaga

Gaining the trust of residents was the biggest success factor in the Los Limoneros energy refurbishment programme. Los Limoneros is a social housing complex in one of Malaga's most deprived neighbourhoods, which thanks to the project, has significantly improved its energy rating.

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case study date : 04-02-2015
cities in action

  •  environment

Cities in action: energy efficiency through participation, Malaga

Gaining the trust of residents was the biggest success factor in the Los Limoneros energy refurbishment programme. Los Limoneros is a social housing complex in one of Malaga's most deprived neighbourhoods, which thanks to the project, has significantly improved its energy rating.

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case study date : 04-02-2015
cities in action