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Open for registration: Healthy Thriving Inclusive Cities workshop 1

The objective of this workshop is to develop a set of concrete themed activities that Eurocities members could take forward to work on in 2021 based around our strategic framework.

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publication date : 29-09-2020

Working Group Urban Ageing mutual learning meeting

The next meeting of WG Urban Ageing will focus on inclusion and empowerment of elderly citizens in times of pandemic. Join us to learn from each other and discuss health, well-being and community preparedness

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publication date : 28-09-2020

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Quiet areas in cities: what criteria to use and potential co-benefits

The COVID-19 crisis has reignited debate around human health and wellbeing. Join us as we delve into the challenge of designating quiet areas in cities. What criteria should we use to designate such areas and how can we capitalise on the benefits of integrating quiet areas into planning for other areas, such as parks?

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publication date : 25-09-2020

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WG Waste Online Meeting

On Wednesday 14 October from 10:30 to 15:00 our next WG Waste online meeting will take place, In this meeting we will discuss several topics such as: waste management and circular economy, separating collection of municipal waste, glass collection and treatment, plastics and the Green City Accord.

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publication date : 25-09-2020

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Urban Greening Plans: what should these achieve? who should be involved? and how?

The health of nature and the health of humans is inextricably linked; the COVID pandemic is just the latest in a string of events that has highlighted this. The European Green Deal aims to protect, conserve and enhance the EU's natural capital, and protect the health and well-being of citizens from environment-related risks and impacts. The cornerstone to achieving this will be the EU Biodiversity Strategy to 2030 which calls on cities to develop Urban Greening Plans (UGP). But what...

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publication date : 24-09-2020

Brno pledges to support children, people with disabilities and the elderly

On 15 September 2020, Brno signed a pledge to improve childcare, the inclusion of people with disabilities and long-term care, reaffirming its strong commitment to principles 11, 17 and 18 of the European Pillar of Social Rights (EPSR). These commitments are part of the ‘Strategy Brno 2050’, which seeks to provide quality, accessible public services to those in need of social assistance.

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publication date : 17-09-2020

Leipzig signs pledge to healthcare

Leipzig signed a strong pledge to healthcare in September 2020 with a focus on mental health and well-being. This is the second pledge from Leipzig, reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first pledge in 2019 on housing and assistance for the homeless.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

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Ljubljana signs pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities

Ljubljana signed a strong pledge to gender equality, work-life balance and equal opportunities. This is the third pledge from Ljubljana reaffirming the city's commitment to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights, after the first two pledges in 2018 and 2019 to improve access to healthcare, housing and inclusion of people with disabilities.

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publication date : 08-09-2020

Istanbul signs strong pledge on childcare and support to children

Istanbul is the latest city to join our Eurocities campaign by signing a pledge to implement the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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publication date : 07-09-2020