Posts Tagged ‘Local Support Group’

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

URBACT Markets Project : Stakeholder inclusion pays off for Torino with 100,000 € web investment

URBACT Local Support Group (ULSG) is paying off handsomely for Torino. Thanks to active ULSG measures, the Chamber of Commerce of Torino has announced it will fund a 100,000 € investment to create a web platform that will promote local markets and test innovative new market services. Engaging the different stakeholders involved in URBACT projects, [...]

By URBACT, on March 27th, 2013 at 17:26

Addressing Urban Youth Challenges at the World Urban Forum

Last September the World Urban Forum (WUF) in Naples, Italy, gathered many urban practitioners and civil society members throughout the world to discuss tools and methodologies for a better sustainable urban development, both in developed and developing countries. Kristine Sergejeva, Communication Manager of URBACT, and Raffaele Barbato, Project Officer at URBACT Secretariat, Simina Lazar from Brodolini [...]

By Segolene Pruvot, on October 12th, 2012 at 11:46

URBACT projects: Building on past experiences

URBACT enables European cities to work together in projects to share and capitalise on experience. It enables the development of solutions to urban challenges that other cities can then adapt to their own context. It also has the role of analysing and capitalising on learning. And when we speak of learning, it is both the [...]

By URBACT, on November 3rd, 2011 at 16:13

Comments on URBACT Summer University on the web

First published on: Well designed and Built blog I have been involved in Urbact Networks between 2005 and 2007 with the Hous-es project (about Regeneration of large housing estates in old and new member States) and since the beginning of 2011 in the Links project (about Future Proof Historical City Centers). My point of view [...]

By URBACT, on October 3rd, 2011 at 19:28

Incubating New Ideas in Krakow

“But I’m desperate…how can you help me?” “Don’t worry; we have all sorts of options to help you. For example you could go to our incubator unit” “No, please don’t send me to Cuba!!” This humorous exchange – between “Dmitri” a young Russian job seeker and a local support worker – was part of a [...]

By URBACT, on September 27th, 2011 at 10:11

Preparing the Local Support Groups to Summer University

As a joint initiative of the partners of the URBACT National Dissemination Point Poland, the URBACT Secretariat and the Ministry of Regional Development, a series of three thematic seminars was introduced to Polish members of the Urbact Local Support Groups (ULSG). The pilot project was to prepare the issues mostly interesting for the ULSG and [...]

By URBACT, on July 13th, 2011 at 15:20

Back from the URBACT Annual Conference in Liege

We have just returned from the URBACT Annual Conference, strengthened in our conviction that combining transnational discussions with the local impact that URBACT II develops is working better and better. We experienced a warm and effective welcome in Liege; discussions were rich and high in quality. Here, I will review the results of the URBACT [...]

By URBACT, on December 14th, 2010 at 17:46

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