Posts Tagged ‘URBACT’

Break out of our comfort zones: Play Szociopoly!

How to inspire in a meeting? How to make participants imagine the life of others and of hard choices? In October 2016 I was preparing my next CHANGE! study visit, which was – partly – about how to generate deep insight into the needs of local communities to create meaningful outcomes and thus redesign public [...]

By Ferenc Szigeti, on February 16th, 2017 at 16:16

What lessons to learn from the US Presidential elections?

Cover image: Mark Makela/Getty Images Why is it important to write about the US elections on the URBACT blog? After all, the US is far away, the main topics of the presidential race have little European relevance and seemingly none at all for knowledge exchange programmes for cities, like URBACT. The two main (and fairly shocking) [...]

By Ivan Tosics, on November 14th, 2016 at 17:11

Attacks on Freedom of Movement: Too much to Lose!

Closing the borders, building new walls, attacking migrants … Europe’s key milestone, freedom of movement, is today in danger. Can the URBACT experience of multinational exchanges help to overcome this danger?

By Ivan Tosics, on August 7th, 2015 at 12:06