Posts Tagged ‘ULSG Summer University’

Best Of URBACT Blog 2013

The URBACT Blog is a space for several contributors to share experiences on and insights in the diversity of issues they encounter in and around their activities in URBACT. Here is a selection of articles which we particularly enjoyed reading in 2013: Change and social Innovation, Shrinking Cities, Soft Mobility, Urban Struggles, Stakeholder’s involvement. There [...]

By Eddy Adams, on January 21st, 2014 at 19:46

Best Practice Is a Dead End – Our Focus Should Be on Building Local Capacity for Social Innovation

  What’s in a name? Whether you call it Social Innovation, Public Service modernization, or anything else, Dublin, host city for the 2013 URBACT Summer University, is a good place to focus on how cities can make better use of public resources in future. For, as we all know, the former Celtic tiger’s claws have [...]

By Eddy Adams, on August 12th, 2013 at 11:25

Helping Cities to Implement New Citizens’ Participation Models in Italy

Developing and maintaining structured forms of civic participation is not a mainstream practice for many Italian local authorities. But some useful initiatives such as the URBACT National Training Scheme, which took place on the 23rd and 24th of May in Rome, support Italian cities so that they develop a wider approach to stakeholders’ participation. Today citizens [...]

By Simone D'Antonio, on June 7th, 2013 at 12:11

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