Istanbul is the latest city to join our Eurocities campaign by signing a pledge to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights.
publication date: 07-09-2020
publication date: 27-08-2020
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.
publication date: 16-07-2020
This document presents an overview of EU policy and funding updates relevant to social affairs as well as news from EUROCITIES and from member cities, for the period May - July 2020.
Vienna's first children and youth strategy was adopted on 28 May 2020. The strategy aims to make Vienna the most child and youth-friendly city. Among other things, it will anchor a children's and youth budget of 1 million EUR for 2021 as well as a children's and youth parliament.
publication date: 15-07-2020
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The Urban Innovative Actions' (UIA) 5th Call for Proposals has ended with 11 new projects of which 4 are from EUROCITIES members.
publication date: 09-07-2020
Full gender equality is far from being achieved. On the contrary, the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential of setting back previous progress. It has had a disproportionate impact on women by: increasing the burden of their unpaid work at home; worsening their employment and economic standing; exacerbating the rates of domestic violence against women. The challenges at hand are clear across cities in the EU. This is why cities came together and discussed ways to counter discrimination and...
publication date: 18-06-2020
On May 29, EUROCITIES held a city dialogue with the World Health Organisation on the topic of public health measures and urban preparedness in the context of COVID-19.
publication date: 05-06-2020
Jon our online WG meeting at 10.30 CET to discuss and exchange with fellow cities on key strategies and measures to support the elderly in times of COVID-19.
start date: 11-06-2020 end date: 11-06-2020
More than 90 representatives from 55 cities met online for the Social Affairs Forum meeting to discuss the social consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and how to mitigate them.
publication date: 28-05-2020