Posts Tagged ‘European Union’

A postcard from the SS Rotterdam: Reflection on the 2017 Cities Forum

Memory’s a funny thing. Sometimes, after moderating big events, I remember almost nothing of the detailed discussions. It’s as if the intensity of the exchange is so much that nothing sticks. Or maybe inside my head it has nothing to stick to! But, just back from moderating the 2017 EU Cities Forum in Rotterdam, my [...]

By Eddy Adams, on December 4th, 2017 at 13:24

Exchanges on the Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees at the #EUWRC

As previously reported on URBACT pages the European Union faces one of its gravest challenges with the biggest wave of migration since World War II, as people flee war and poverty in the Middle East and Africa. Cities are at the forefront of this challenge, many having to find ways to cope with large numbers [...]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on November 2nd, 2016 at 12:36

Letter from America: The F Word, Watch a City Die because of the Mismatch between the City and the Functional Urban Area

The urban news in America has been dominated by three stories. First, the not guilty verdict on George Zimmerman the killer of Trayvon Martin. Second, Anthony Wiener’s predilection for sexting – he was the front runner for the democrats to get the nomination in the New York mayoral race and third the city of Detroit going into [...]

By Peter Ramsden, on August 8th, 2013 at 12:02

Welcome to Croatia and Croatian Cities !

This week is a celebration week since Croatia just joined the European Union. July 1st is of course was great date for Croatia to join. At the start of the summer the names of Split, Dubrovnik, Zadar are associated with a vision of sun, deep blue and shining sea. But away from the idyllic representation [...]

By Segolene Pruvot, on July 3rd, 2013 at 09:34