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Effects of EU's ageing population on long-term care

Europe will have the second highest globally old-age dependency ratio among large economies, with a share population that is forecasted to shrink from 6.9% in 2015 to 4.5% in 2070. Population structure is putting continuous pressure on finances in the long-run, ageing and connecting challenges representing the main drivers of increasing long-term care (LTC) expenditure. Improving the efficiency of LTC systems is necessary in order to address the increasing need for care.

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publication date : 26-07-2018

  •  environment

Lille equips its electricity supplier vehicles with sensors to analyse fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area

POLLUTRACK is an innovative project aiming at fitting Lille Metropole’s electricity supplier vehicle fleet with onboard sensors to strengthen knowledge and the analysis of fine particles "hot spots" in the metropolitan area.

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publication date : 26-07-2018

  •  mobility

Places available on two upcoming CIVITAS study visits

City representatives are invited to apply to join upcoming CIVITAS study visits in Bristol (UK) and Stockholm (Sweden).

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publication date : 26-07-2018

  •  economy

The EC Communication: “Protection of intra-EU investment”.

On 19 July the European Commission published the Communication “Protection of intra-EU investment”.

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publication date : 24-07-2018

  •  economy

The EU is calling Airbnb to align with EU consumer rules

On 16 July the European Commission and EU consumer authorities told Airbnb to make transparent their presentation of prices and to bring its terms and conditions into line with European rules.

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publication date : 23-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

The Innovation Radar

In April 2018, during the Digital Day 2018 in Brussels, the European Commission launched the Innovation Radar. Through that initiatives the EC aims to provide an easier access to EU-funded innovations and the innovators behind them.

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publication date : 23-07-2018

WG Employment meeting and mutual learning, Madrid, 27-28 September

EUROCITIES Working Group Employment will meet in Madrid, on 27-28 September to discuss cities' initiatives on ‘fighting long-term unemployment (LTU) of people aged 45+ and developing 21st century skills’. The event will include a WG meeting, a high-level panel debate and a mutual learning experience.

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publication date : 20-07-2018

  •  economy
  •  knowledge society

2018 Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation and showcase their innovative practices

The Guangzhou Award, established by United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), World Association of the Major Metropolises (METROPOLIS) and City of Guangzhou, is open to all the cities and local authorities

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publication date : 19-07-2018

Call for external evaluator on impacts - Employment and Social Innovation (EaSI) programme

We are looking for an external evaluator to assess the impact of the EUROCITIES mutual learning activities under the Employment and Social Inclusion (EaSI) operating grant 2018.

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publication date : 18-07-2018

  •  cooperation
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

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publication date : 18-07-2018