Posts Tagged ‘Crisis’

‘Migrant crisis’: Two worlds apart seeking cohesion between the national and local levels

Credit photos: Gordon Welters/UNHCR, “How will Germany house all its refugees?”, How can social innovation help in today’s Europe, which is welcoming people from Africa and the Middle East, fleeing war and poverty? How can social innovation reduce the fear of the unknown in central and east European countries, who do not have a […]

By Peter Wolkowinski, on May 2nd, 2016 at 12:31

Cities in crisis – Report from Hungary

In autumn 2008 the world was shocked by a financial crisis which has affected the economy. Cities, as focal points of socio-economic processes have experienced the consequences in a concentrated way. Though information on the real effects is scarce, it has been on the agenda of events and conferences to better understand the impacts and […]

By URBACT, on April 27th, 2010 at 16:37

The Urban NOSE response to the crisis: cities as “garden engines”

The impact of the recent crisis has inducted many experts to revising the vision of cities seen like ‘engines of growth and jobs’ and to easily join the disbelieving attitude of so many citizens, by exploring and evolving towards more fundamental shifts in production and consumption that make cities more like “gardens”. The ‘Urban NOSE’ […]

By URBACT, on September 22nd, 2009 at 09:55