Posts Tagged ‘Umea’

Gender Equal Cities: a walk in the park?

By Jenna Norman and Sally Kneeshaw ‘Gender Equality’ has become one of the political zeitgeists of 2018, prompting institutions around the globe to take a closer look at how women and men interact in personal, professional and public spheres. But what does it mean for European cities? The new URBACT initiative, Gender Equal Cities, sought [...]

By Sally Kneeshaw, on October 9th, 2018 at 13:31

Umeå – Gender equality at the heart of the city

It is, or should be, in the interest of everyone to create more equal and inclusive cities, since that is how we generate long-term sustainability for European citizens – socially, financially and environmentally. The current development of urban infrastructure and the built environment needs to be redesigned to promote greater gender equality in the use [...]

By Linda Gustafsson, on December 21st, 2017 at 12:40

2017: URBACT Year of Good Practices

97 Good Practices to inspire urban policy making The Good Practices selection has been the big novelty for URBACT in 2017. URBACT is now proposing an in depth look at the experience of more than 90 European cities on topics as diverse as Gender Equality (Umea), Spring Clean Up Campaign (Tallinn) or Refugee Solidarity (Ghent). URBACT [...]

By URBACT, on December 13th, 2017 at 17:55