Posts Tagged ‘Jobs’

Design thinking to co-create cities of the future

The future of urban development and co-creation of solutions to challenges cities are facing were at the core of discussions at the City Development Forum held in Poznan (PL) on 6 and 7 December 2017. Speakers included city leaders such as Jacek Jaśkowiak, Mayor of Poznan (PL), Paweł Adamowicz, Mayor of Gdansk (PL), Giuseppe De [...]

By Jim Sims, on February 16th, 2018 at 11:00

“Go For It”: City of Maribor Engaging Youth

  Photo Source: Maribor is one of the twelve cities forming the URBACT network My Generation at Work that aims to promote the employability of young people in a changing labour market, with special focus on enterprising skills and attitudes. Maribor is the second-largest city in Slovenia and the largest city of the traditional [...]

By Petra Očkerl, on July 29th, 2014 at 11:41

What is Coming in 2014 for URBACT

As a new year started, the editors of this blog paid a visit to Emmanuel Moulin, Head of URBACT Secretariat. Aside from enjoying the view of Paris skyline the secretariat office in Saint Denis offers, we also came back with a very timely blog post – as it turned out, there will be a lot [...]

By URBACT, on January 29th, 2014 at 18:57

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

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs: A Feedback From the National Urban Forum Conference in Salo, Finland

by Professor Mike Campbell, URBACT expert It was great to have the chance of speaking at Finland’s National Urban Forum Conference on 21 May. The Ministry of the Economy and Employment (that’s a good joined up start in itself!) which is responsible for Urban Policy, kindly invited me to speak about the need for Cities to [...]

By Prof. Mike Campbell, on May 28th, 2013 at 14:49

Call for evidence – More Jobs, Better Cities

Europe needs a return to economic growth. To achieve our goal we need more economically successful cities as well as more, and better, jobs for their citizens. Why? Because well over a quarter (29%) of Europeans live in cities of more than 100,000 people and over two thirds ( 67%) live in cities and towns [...]

By URBACT, on May 14th, 2012 at 11:02