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Launch event - EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award 2018

The EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade Award is an initiative of the European Commission aims to recognise and celebrate cities’ achievements and positive impact in the area of social, economic and environmental sustainability in international trade.

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start date: 07-12-2017
end date: 07-12-2017

  •  cooperation

Cities welcome the proclamation of the European Pillar of Social Rights and ask to be involved

Today, 17 November 2017, marks a milestone in our social Europe. After 20 years since the last EU summit on employment, an EU Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth took place in Gothenburg at the initiative of the Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven. The summit gathered heads of state and government from nearly all EU member states and social partners as well as civil society representatives to discuss fair jobs, inclusive growth, equal...

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publication date: 17-11-2017

Political speech delivered on 'Social Rights for All' at the Social Affairs Forum in Gothenburg

Andreas Schönström, the vice-chair of the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum and deputy mayor of Malmo, gave an inspiring political speech at the Forum meeting in Gothenburg on 26 October. His speech introduced the recently-adopted EUROCITIES statement 'Social Rights for All'. You can read the full speech below.

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publication date: 17-11-2017

EUROCITIES message to the EU Social Summit

Ahead of the EU Social Summit, taking place on Friday 17 November, city politicians already met in Gothenburg at the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum and agreed on their joint commitment to deliver on the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date: 14-11-2017

  •  economy

Paris is the capital of innovation for 2017

Last 7 November, the European Commission awarded the 2017 European Capital of Innovation (iCapital) prize of €1 000 000 to Paris. The city has been named 2017's European Capital of Innovation for its inclusive innovation strategy.

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publication date: 13-11-2017

  •  economy

EDF meeting in Vienna 16-18 October: Highlights

The Autumn EDF meeting in Vienna represented for cities a great chance to debate on long-term investment strategies, as well as to learn and receive inputs by experts coming from national and European high-level institutions.

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publication date: 03-11-2017

  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

ERRIN Horizon 2020 Project Development Week (20-24 November 2017)

In light of the publication of the 2018-2020 Work Programme, ERRIN, the European Regions Research and Innovation Network, is organising an entire week of Horizon 2020 project development workshops from 20 November at multiple venues in Brussels.

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start date: 20-11-2017
end date: 24-11-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  economy

EUROCITIES speaks out on long-term investment

EUROCITIES participated in the third edition of the European Long-Term Investment Conference, on 26 October in Brussels.

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publication date: 30-10-2017

  •  cooperation

Highlights from the Social Affairs Forum in Gothenburg, 25-26 October 2017

On 25-26 October, the Social Affairs Forum held its autumn meeting in Gothenburg. A record number of 135 participants from over 40 cities, including 20 elected city politicians and representatives of the European Commission and EU-umbrella NGOs, took part in the meeting. They agreed that cities play a key role in delivering on the European Pillar of Social Rights and promoting a stronger social Europe.

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publication date: 29-10-2017

  •  economy

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publication date: 27-10-2017