The City of Rotterdam participates in the Cities for Active Inclusion network through the Centre of Social Policy Studies and International Affairs, which is embedded within the municipal Department for Social Affairs and Employment. The Centre has been leading the city’s international efforts concerning the social agenda and also has a rich history in delivering social research. The Centre’s twofold international and research related experience has proven added value in the European social policy arena. At a local level, Rotterdam is proud of its practical experiences in fighting poverty and has developed a "Poverty Monitor" to provide better quality of service to its citizens, every two years, allowing to research aspects and impacts of long-term poverty.
PO Box 1024, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
T: +31-10 4985101