Posts Tagged ‘Integration’

Urban Planning And The Multi-dimensional Communication Era

« Because urban planning has always been based on the gathering and exchange of information and – as a democratic process – on communication between different stakeholders, a change in the method of communication has a significant impact on decision-making throughout the process ». (Stefan Höffken and Chris Haller) By now, you probably have heard [...]

By URBACT, on March 25th, 2014 at 13:13

Cities and Globalisation

This week the economist, Harvard professor and author of Triumph of the City, Ed Glaeser, gave a fast paced and inspiring lecture at the London School of Economics on cities and globalization. Many of his comments resonated with the experiences of European cities and knowledge from URBACT networks. His optimism about the positive effects of [...]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on January 24th, 2014 at 16:46

Openness and the Competitive Advantage of Diversity – OPENCities Infographic

By URBACT, on September 30th, 2011 at 09:47

Women – not just a ‘good weather policy’

The 2010 European Year for Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion included as a principle the need to address gender inequalities in the risks of poverty and policy responses.  This is an important principle when the gender pay gap together with inequalities in employment opportunities and slow changing roles in the family in parts of Europe [...]

By URBACT, on October 18th, 2010 at 14:15

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