Archives for 2018

Cities4Europe – Europe for citizens

With the EU at a cross roads, we need to seize the opportunity to change the way things are done in Europe. Europe’s cities and metropolitan areas offer the right scale to respond to the challenges Europe is facing. With the objective of co-creating societies where people come first, EUROCITIES is launching the ‘Cities4Europe – [...]

By Federico Guerrieri, on January 16th, 2018 at 11:56

Ljubljana: from revitalisation to gentrification

Gentrification is a highly debated topic not only in urban planning experts’ circles but way beyond. The processes labelled as ‘gentrification’ are very diverse. Each case is quite specific and depends heavily on the local context. The processes may differ between global cities and smaller cities, but the effects gentrification has in cities is quite [...]

By Aidan Cerar, on January 11th, 2018 at 12:35

Procurement is a Cycle

Procurement is the process utilised by municipalities and other institutions to buy goods and services and historically has been undertaken on the basis of price. By this we mean the cheapest product or service often wins the contract and not necessarily the best quality or most effective. Over the course of the last two years [...]

By Matthew Jackson, on January 3rd, 2018 at 16:22