news for social affairs

Brno pledges to support children, people with disabilities and the elderly

On 15 September 2020, Brno signed a pledge to improve childcare, the inclusion of people with disabilities and long-term care, reaffirming its strong commitment to principles 11, 17 and 18 of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). These commitments are part of the ‘Strategy Brno 2050’, which seeks to provide quality, accessible public services to those in need of social assistance.

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publication date : 17-09-2020

Leipzig signs pledge to healthcare

Leipzig signed a strong pledge to healthcare in September 2020 with a focus on mental health and well-being. This is the second pledge from Leipzig, reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first pledge in 2019 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

  •  cooperation

Ljubljana signs pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities

Ljubljana signed a strong pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities. This is the third pledge from Ljubljana reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first two pledges in 2018 and 2019 to improve access to healthcare, housing and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

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