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WG housing ‘Renovation and renewal of neighbourhoods: housing policy towards homeowners and the problems

WG housing ‘Renovation and renewal of neighbourhoods: housing policy towards homeowners and the problems of relocation and gentrification’ 20 -21 November 2019, Ghent @EUROCITIEStweet #inclusivecities 4 all

Agenda § Update on key EU policy developments § Presentation of ‘inclusivecities 4 all’

Agenda § Update on key EU policy developments § Presentation of ‘inclusivecities 4 all’ campaign under European Pillar of Social Rights § EUROCITIES updates § Work Plan for 2020 § chair and vice-chair 2020 #inclusivecities 4 all @EUROCITIEStweet

New European Institutions § European Parliament - May 2019 § European Commission – 1

New European Institutions § European Parliament - May 2019 § European Commission – 1 December

European Parliament Relevant committees for social affairs: § employment and social affairs committee: Lucia

European Parliament Relevant committees for social affairs: § employment and social affairs committee: Lucia Duris Nicholsonova - Slovakia (ECR) § culture and education: Sabine Verheyen Germany (EPP) § civil liberties, justice and home affairs: Juan Fernando Lopez Aguilar – Spain (S&D) § women’s rights and gender equality: Evelyn Regner - Austria (S&D) § Urban intergroup (addressing housing issues)

SAF advocacy for future of EU social agenda § Letters to meet the chairs

SAF advocacy for future of EU social agenda § Letters to meet the chairs of the EP committees § Letters to the new European Commissioners § EUROCITIES statement on future of social Europe § Meetings with the MEPs § Political breakfast with MEPs and EU Commission for cities which have pledged under the European Pillar of Social Rights

Key EU policy updates § European Pillar of Social Rights § European Social Fund+

Key EU policy updates § European Pillar of Social Rights § European Social Fund+ § Urban Agenda

European Social Fund+ The European Social Fund (ESF) is the European Union's main financial

European Social Fund+ The European Social Fund (ESF) is the European Union's main financial instrument for supporting employment in the member states and for promoting economic and social cohesion. ESF spends about 10% of the EU's total budget. What next? ü The EMPL committee of the newly elected EP voted on entering interinstitutional negotiations on 2 October. ü 2019 -2020: capacity-building to influence Ops

European Social Fund Consultation § The European Commission has launched a public consultation to

European Social Fund Consultation § The European Commission has launched a public consultation to evaluate the support to social inclusion by the European Social Fund 2014 -2018 programming. § The consultation is available online in all official languages of the EU. How to do it? § 1. Open the link here: https: //bit. ly/33 PHQa 0 § 2. Create an account/log-in § 3. Respond to the questionnaire which has ONLY one open question with an answer of 1000 characters

Urban Agenda – where to? The current discussions and partial agreements on cohesion policy:

Urban Agenda – where to? The current discussions and partial agreements on cohesion policy: § Member states reached an agreement to preserve the Urban Agenda for 2021 -2027 § possible creation of the European Urban Initiative to coordinate all urban policy instruments (Urban Innovative Actions, Urban Agenda and extend URBACT programme) EUROCITIES part of the expert group on the EUI (with the UIA Secretariat, CEMR, Committee of the Regions, URBACT) implemented by the European Commission.

EUROCITIES updates

EUROCITIES updates

European Pillar of Social Rights How do we work? Implementation of ESPR at local

European Pillar of Social Rights How do we work? Implementation of ESPR at local level Policy work Influencing EU policy Visibility for cities Data collection Mutual learning activities Policy transfers Critical friends review

European Pillar of Social Rights Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City

European Pillar of Social Rights Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City - 21 city pledges presented at EP on 21 February - 11 new pledges to be presented during SAF Warsaw: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Bologna – gender equality | housing and assistance for the homeless Ljubljana – inclusion of people with disabilities Poznan – housing and assistance for the homeless Nantes – gender equality Hamburg –childcare and support to children | housing and assistance for the homeless 6. Birmingham –housing, assistance for the homeless 7. Utrecht – health care 8. Warsaw – long-term care 9. Amsterdam – education, training and life-long learning 10. Zagreb – equal opportunities | health care 11. Vienna – housing and assistance for the homeless | childcare and support to children -> 16/32 pledges on housing and assistance to homeless

European Pillar of Social Rights Evidence from cities - New publication with evidence from

European Pillar of Social Rights Evidence from cities - New publication with evidence from survey of 26 cities on measures implementing: § principle 19 on housing and assistance for the homeless – to be launch early next year

European Pillar of Social Rights NEW website for Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights

European Pillar of Social Rights NEW website for Inclusive Cities for All: Social Rights in My City to gather § Pledges § Data collection § Mutual learning www. inclusivecites 4 all. eu

Policy Statement on the Social Europe § Steps to be followed: - Fist draft

Policy Statement on the Social Europe § Steps to be followed: - Fist draft circulated internally (November) - Internal process (proofread and coms approval) - The draft to be circulated formally with SAF steering committee for feedback (December) - The final statement needs to be approved by Ex. Com (January 2020). NEW EUROPEN COMMISSION > 1 DECEMBER (? )

Future of EUROCITIES Vision and organisational goals 2020 -2030 Strategic plan 2020 -2025 Annual

Future of EUROCITIES Vision and organisational goals 2020 -2030 Strategic plan 2020 -2025 Annual work plan 2020 -2021

A clear vision for EUROCITIES is the leading network of major European cities, working

A clear vision for EUROCITIES is the leading network of major European cities, working together to ensure a good quality of life for all our citizens. We strive for a Europe where cities are genuine partners with the EU to create a better future where: 1. People take part in an inclusive society (1. 2. Ensure access to adequate and affordable housing) 2. People progress in a prosperous local economy 3. People move and live in a healthy environment 4. People make vibrant and open public spaces 5. City governments address global challenges 6. City governments are fit for the future

Work plan 2020 WG housing On what we want to focus in 2020? §

Work plan 2020 WG housing On what we want to focus in 2020? § What we want to achieve (max 3 ‘objectives’ – concrete and result-oriented) § How you want to achieve the objectives (actions to deliver the proposed achievements)

Work plan 2020 WG housing § First part of the year: a joint meeting

Work plan 2020 WG housing § First part of the year: a joint meeting in 2020 of WG Housing and WG Long Term Investment § Second part of the year: topic cohousing and emerging models of collective ownership. § Pledges campaign – political breakfast in the EP § Launching publication on pr. 18 § what other topics for interest?

Elections for the WG employment § Chair: Susanne Bauer – Madrid § Vice-chair: Javier

Elections for the WG employment § Chair: Susanne Bauer – Madrid § Vice-chair: Javier Buron - Barcelona #inclusivecities 4 all @EUROCITIEStweet

Thank you all, Thank you Ghent! #inclusivecities 4 all @EUROCITIEStweet

Thank you all, Thank you Ghent! #inclusivecities 4 all @EUROCITIEStweet