EUROCITIES, the network of Europe’s largest cities, will gather around 200 mayors, vicemayors and local government leaders for its fifth Integrating Cities conference, taking place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands on 8 - 9 March 2012.
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The conference to be held in Brussels on 5-6 December will take stock of how inequalities develop and explore ways of how to mitigate them.
The purpose of the conference will be to take stock of the achievements of recent EU projects related to elder abuse and to exchange views about what needs and could be done at national and European level to protect the dignity and well-being of older people.
In support of the initiatives 'Youth on the Move' and 'European platform against poverty' the European Commission organises on 17-18 November an evidence-based and policy-oriented conference on 'Youth and Social Inclusion'.
The White Paper on Active Ageing will be presented on 3 November in the auditorium of Imserso’s Central Services, in Madrid.
The Convention, to be organised on 17-18 October in Krakow, will review the progress made towards the headline target of reducing poverty and social exclusion by at least 20 million by 2020 and the implementation of the European Platform against Poverty. It will also debate suggestions for future actions.
Organised in the frame of the European Alliance for Families, the seminar will discuss how EU societies are doing with the rise in family form diversity and the overall delay in family formation.
Eight major European cities will organise in September - October national workshops on active inclusion of young people, presenting their main research findings and promoting the exchange of knowledge between national stakeholders.
The conference to be held on 15 September in Brussels will address wage developments and their impact on competitiveness and social cohesion, through a high-level debate between researchers, employment policy makers and social partners.