Posts Tagged ‘europe’

Cities, actors of change

URBACT’s Emmanuel Moulin takes us on a trip to the Brussels of the future in this article first published as part of a collection for his former doctorate supervisor Prof Dr. Klaus Kunzmann. As a 75th birthday tribute to Kunzmann, who 20 years ago identified five key challenges for spatial development and planning in Europe, [...]

By Emmanuel Moulin, on August 10th, 2017 at 08:45

Traffic: Blocking Our Roads, But More Importantly- Blocking Our Airways

In a statement to the Observer newspaper (23 March, 2014) Janez Potočnik, European Commissioner for the Environment  , said that “poor air quality is the top environmental cause of premature deaths in the EU, causing more than 100,000 premature deaths annually and representing more than €300 billion per year in extra health costs”

By Philipp Stein, on April 4th, 2014 at 12:16

What I learnt at Winter School about Skills and Jobs in Europe – Ian Goldring

I recently had the pleasure of participating in a 3-day ‘Winter School’ on ‘New Skills and Occupations in Europe: Challenges and Possibilities’, , organised by the Centre for European Studies here in Brussels. A slew of Commission representatives spoke and there were more PhDs about than you could shake a stick at, tossing around banter [...]

By URBACT, on January 7th, 2014 at 13:55

Migrant Integration: Inventing Multicultural Citizenship at City Level

Migration in Europe today presents a complex picture.The previous trends of predominantly Mediterranean migration to the industrial north, and post-colonial migration from third countries have been replaced by more diverse patterns, with many cities now playing host to a mix of migrants from different ethnic groups, including new immigrants, for example from Latin America, people [...]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on October 15th, 2013 at 16:01

Towards a New Deal for European Cohesion Policy

Towards a New Deal was the motto of this year’s XXIII Economic Forum in Krynica and a great deal of energy was around in those days. More than 2,500 guests – political, economic and social leaders – and 500 journalists visited the Forum from nearly 60 countries of Europe, Asia and America. The Forum was [...]

By Antonio Borghi, on September 26th, 2013 at 18:44