news for social affairs

Istanbul signs strong pledge on childcare and support to children

Istanbul is the latest city to join our Eurocities campaign by signing a pledge to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 07-09-2020

  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

Eurocities has moved

Eurocities has a new website.

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publication date : 01-09-2020

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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

  •  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

  •  economy

European Parliament's new study on 'Policies to Ensure Access to Affordable Housing'

On 15 August, European Parliament has published a study on the ‘Policies to Ensure Access to Affordable Housing’. This study analyses the current situation and key challenges with regard to housing affordability in the EU, as well as policies to ensure access to affordable housing at national and EU levels.

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publication date : 20-08-2020

Munich joins Solidarity Cities Initiative

"As a growing city, Munich is and has always been a city of immigrants", said Dieter Reiter, Mayor of Munich.

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publication date : 13-08-2020

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

Register for Berlin's 'Platform Economy - Decent Work in Times of Digital Transformation' conference

On Monday, 21 September 2020, Berlin's Senate Department for Integration, Labour and Social Services is organising the European conference "Platform Economy - Decent Work in Times of Digital Transformation".

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publication date : 11-08-2020