Posts Tagged ‘deprived area’

Interview With István Hunyadi, RE-BLOCK, Budapest

The 18th district of Budapest started to built up the RE-Block (REviving high-rise Blocks for cohesive and green neighborhoods) network based on the need to find new tools and solutions to give a boost to rehabilitate the “Havanna” high-rise block building estate, a deprived urban area situated at the outskirts of the 18th district of [...]

By Mariann Majorné Venn, on February 25th, 2014 at 19:31

Good Practices on Early School Leaving in Tallinn from the URBACT PREVENT Project

In the strategy 2020, the European Union recognizes Early School Leaving (ESL) as a major challenge with an aim to reduce it below 10 %. Education researchers and practitioners consider that the role of parents in the prevention of this problem is crucial. Through a range of policies, local authorities can play a key role [...]

By URBACT, on January 16th, 2014 at 19:20

Deprived Urban Areas: RegGov Infographic

By URBACT, on January 9th, 2012 at 17:11

Gentrification versus Working Class Neighbourhoods

Darinka Czischke, Thematic Expert of the URBACT SUITE project gave the last of this season’s series of lectures sponsored by the European Housing Forum in Brussels on the 29th of June. It was in fact the 4th lecture organised under the theme “Changing Lifestyles, Changing Climate – The role of Housing in the EU”. The [...]

By URBACT, on July 6th, 2010 at 10:27

4th RegGov Newsletter: Regional Governance of Sustainable Integrated Development of Deprived Urban Areas

The RegGov project has published its 4th-reggov-newsletter. The fourth issue of the RegGov newsletter focuses on the core work within the RegGov project. The first three of four cluster meetings with defined topics have already taken place. Therefore, RegGov partners involved in the accordant clusters contribute their impressions of the meetings and give a brief [...]

By URBACT, on July 1st, 2010 at 16:38

“Behind the Front Door” – outreaching social support in the Netherlands

In the Netherlands there is one form of outreaching social support that has increasingly been applied in the past few years. It is generally addressed as the ‘behind the front door’ method. Professionals using this method actively and directly approach marginalised people to find and help them with their most important problems. This new method has been widely applied in the Dutch ‘neighbourhood approach’.

By URBACT, on May 27th, 2010 at 15:55

3rd RegGov Newsletter online!

The RegGov project has published its third newsletter. The third edition of the RegGov newsletter starts with a statement from Merja Haapakka, representative of the European Commission (DG Regio) and contact person for the RegGov project, in which the importance and expectations of the Regional Policy is stressed. Afterwards  the Managing Authority from the Province [...]

By URBACT, on April 26th, 2010 at 15:17

2nd RegGov Newsletter

The RegGov project has published its second RegGov Newsletter ( 2nd-reggov-newsletter1 ). This Newsletter  informs briefly on two implemented network seminars – the 2nd Thematic Seminar in Nijmegen (Netherlands) and the Joint Seminar for Managing Authorities and the European Commission in Budapest (Hungary). Afterwards an article about the project “NRW Fit for Europe” presents as a [...]

By URBACT, on January 20th, 2010 at 15:43

Expert Article of the RegGov Network

An expert article relating on the hot topics of the RegGov project has been published in Germany in July 2009 and is now translated. The local media landscape in the city of Duisburg proves to be quite difficult when it comes to public relations and dissemination on the topic of urban development and European projects [...]

By URBACT, on December 18th, 2009 at 16:47

1st RegGov Newsletter

The RegGov project has published its first newsletter. The newsletter of the RegGov network informs on the current stand of the project – the latest news, results and next steps of the project. Therefore it is more comprehensive than the subsequent ones. This first edition presents particularly the history of the network and gives an [...]

By URBACT, on November 30th, 2009 at 15:41