European seminar on local homeless strategies 2012 – Save the date!
The Committee of the Regions, HABITACT and FEANTSA will host the 2012 seminar on local homeless strategies in Brussels on Friday 8 June 2012. The theme of the seminar will focus on the financing of local homeless strategies at different levels (EU, national, regional, local). This will also be an opportunity for cities to learn more about the reform of the EU structural funds and the use of the funds from 2014 to 2020. A draft programme will be available early next year. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
3rd URBACT Call for Proposals for the Creation of Thematic Networks – Homelessness in the list of priorities
On 9 December 2011, the URBACT programme (and EU programme which funds transnational exchanges between cities) published a third and last URBACT Call for Proposals for the creation of up to 19 new Thematic Networks. One of the 8 priorities is the following: “Promoting the active inclusion of specific groups (e.g. young people, the elderly, immigrants, women, homeless people, etc). The deadline for submitting projects is 15 March 2012. If a HABITACT city is familiar with the URABACT programme and wishes to set up a project with other partners, please contact us at email@example.com. More information about the call is available here:http://urbact.eu/en/header-main/news-and-events/view-one/news/?entryId=5100