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Solidarity Cities stand #WithRefugees on World Refugee Day 2018

To mark World Refugee Day (20 June), mayors from more than 50 cities around the world are calling on all local authorities and municipalities to join them in welcoming and including refugees in their communities. The announcement follows the release yesterday (19 June) of new figures by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency that show a continuation of a five-year upward trend in the number of people displaced by conflict or persecution worldwide.

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publication date: 20-06-2018

Publication and video production services needed

We are looking for companies to deliver the outputs (publications and video production) of the EUROCITIES annual work plan for employment and social inclusion, financed under the EU Programme for Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) 2018-2021.

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publication date: 18-06-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  environment

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publication date: 14-06-2018

  •  cooperation

Asylum, migration and integration fund 2018 work programme published

The 2018 work programme of the Asylum, migration and integration fund has been published.

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publication date: 12-06-2018

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

EUROCITIES 2019 Prague

EUROCITIES annual conference will take place in Prague. More information to follow end 2018.

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start date: 20-11-2019
end date: 22-11-2019

New Commission report on childcare recognises good practices from EUROCITIES

On 8 May, the European Commission released a report on the development of childcare facilities for young children with a view to increase female labour participation, strike a work-life balance for working parents and bring about sustainable and inclusive growth in Europe (the "Barcelona objectives").

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publication date: 08-06-2018

EUROCITIES forum leaflet 2018 - social affairs

A leaflet featuring the activities of EUROCITIES social affairs forum

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publication date: 07-06-2018

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

Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens: call for citizens to have their say

This campaign, launched last month, wants people to help change the way politics is done in Europe by coming up with ideas for a better future and completing this sentence: 'My Europe in 2030 will be .....'

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publication date: 06-06-2018

Cities score a goal for sustainability

Cities play a key role in translating the UN Sustainable Development Goals into relevant actions at local level and involving citizens. Many cities across Europe are already ahead of the game, making efforts to include these principles in their urban development strategies.

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publication date: 05-06-2018

Policy Dialogue: Bridging the investment gap in social care and infrastructure. What role for the post-2020 EU budget?

The European Policy Centre and the European Investment Bank (EIB) are organising a policy dialogue to discuss the investment gap in social care and infrastructure and the role of the post-2020 EU budget in addressing this gap.

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start date: 19-06-2018
end date: 19-06-2018