In May 2016 the WG homelessness attended a study visit in Lisbon on Housing First. As part of the reporting from this event EUROCITIES has produced an infographic explaining Housing First and the two examples shown in Lisbon, É UMA CASA and Casa Primero.
On 3 and 4 of April 2017, the EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum will be held in the city of Lisbon under the patronage of the mayor of Lisbon, Fernando Medina, with the theme “Preventing and responding to deep-seated urban poverty and inequalities”.
start date: 03-04-2017 end date: 04-04-2017
EUROCITIES has finalised its report contributing to the European Commission’s consultation on the European Pillar of Social Rights. EUROCITIES supports this initiative and recommends that:
publication date: 01-12-2016
start date: 21-06-2016 end date: 22-06-2016
On 25-27 May, the city of Lisbon hosted 60 participants in a study visit on Housing First, in the framework of our working group on homelessness.
publication date: 02-06-2016
Our taskforce on Roma inclusion met on 20-21 April in Gdansk to exchange experiences and discuss joint projects, including the future implementation of our charter on Roma inclusion.
publication date: 27-05-2016
The next meeting of the Social Affairs Forum will focus on the issue of refugees.
start date: 17-10-2016 end date: 19-10-2016
We took part in a member state peer review on Housing First on 16-17 March in Brussels, where we offered cities' perspective on this innovative method of providing homelessness and inclusion services.
publication date: 19-04-2016
We look at some of the lessons from our social affairs forum in Nantes on 16-17 March, which focused on involving citizens in social innovation.
publication date: 12-04-2016