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EU Pillar of Social Rights turns 1 year and cities prove commitment by actions

One year has passed since the EU Social Summit on 17 November 2017 in Gothenburg when the European Pillar of Social Rights was officially adopted. What has been done so far and what key actions are still required?

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publication date : 16-11-2018

  •  cooperation

EUROCITIES statement on the Urban agenda for the EU

The urban agenda for the EU Cities – EU partners delivering added value for citizens

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publication date : 16-11-2018

  •  mobility

Graz declaration on clean, safe and affordable mobility adopted by the EU

The Graz declaration "Starting a new era: clean, safe and affordable mobility for Europe" was adopted at the informal meeting of environment and transport ministers on 29 to 30 October 2018.

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publication date : 16-11-2018

  •  mobility

Vital Nodes policy dialogue: towards more efficient and connected urban nodes

To celebrate the first anniversary of the Vital Nodes project, a policy dialogue was organised on the 8th of November in the Vienna House in Brussels.

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publication date : 16-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

EUROCITIES Awards: Transforming cities through culture

The shortlist is decided, their videos finalised, and the anticipation is building! Who will win the EUROCITIES Awards this year? Judge for yourself!

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publication date : 15-11-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Meet our young ambassadors #10

The young ambassadors programme that will run throughout EUROCITIES 2018 Edinburgh empowers young people to speak their mind and promote their own agendas. Here we are introduced to Gabriel Pritz from Berlin, Jonathan Lessing from Dusseldorf and Karlijn Veltjen from Netwerkstad Twente and learn about their dreams for Europe, their favourite city events and places and their hopes of being inspired at the conference.

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publication date : 15-11-2018

  •  economy

Subnational finance and investment ten years after the crisis

On 12 November the Committee of the Regions and the OECD co-hosted a conference where key developments in subnational finance and investments over the 10 years since the economic crisis were discussed. The speakers provided evidence on the fundamental role of subnational government investments (SGIs) and the rise and potential of innovative public finance instruments.

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publication date : 15-11-2018

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publication date : 15-11-2018

New Eurofound report sheds light on social cohesion and well-being in Europe

In recent years, the EU has put increasing emphasis on the promotion of social cohesion as a central element for the improvement of quality of life for its citizens. With initiatives such as the Europe 2020 strategy, the social investment package and the European Pillar of Social Rights, the goal to promote fairer and more inclusive societies has taken centre stage. But is this EU goal hitting a home-run with EU citizens, or is the reality closer to a strike out?

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publication date : 14-11-2018