Posts Tagged ‘Integrated approach’

#Basque2016, What was it about ?

Try next time, before attending your upcoming conference, to predict the main message of the meeting. In most cases you will succeed: conferences on economy and innovation usually argue for the ’modernistic perspective’ in which technical novelties will dominate and solve all the problems. In a sharp contrast to that environmental conferences will present the […]

By Ivan Tosics, on May 27th, 2016 at 12:23

Tweeting the City: 10 Twitter Accounts We Follow On Urban Issues

Twitter is a beloved place for exchanges on urban issues. Here is a (limited) list of accounts we particularly enjoy following, covering our interests – including but not limited to integrated urban development – in no particular order! @eumayors is the twitter account of a transnational network of cities mayors working toward sustainable cities. @energycities […]

By URBACT, on April 9th, 2014 at 17:10

Towards A European Urban Agenda: Debates Around #EUCities Conference

Storify by URBACT Fri, Feb 28 2014 07:07:28 The ‘Cities for Tomorrow, Investing In Europe’ conference, organised in Brussels in February, aimed at discussing the why, how and what of the European Urban Agenda. Discussions on the conference, the agenda and on links between Europe and Cities spreaded accross to Twitter. Here is URBACT’s Best-Of! […]

By URBACT, on February 28th, 2014 at 17:12

What is Coming in 2014 for URBACT

As a new year started, the editors of this blog paid a visit to Emmanuel Moulin, Head of URBACT Secretariat. Aside from enjoying the view of Paris skyline the secretariat office in Saint Denis offers, we also came back with a very timely blog post – as it turned out, there will be a lot […]

By URBACT, on January 29th, 2014 at 18:57

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

How Does URBACT Integrate Knowledge Coming from Other Regions of the World?

URBACT has recently launched in Brussels 6 thematic publications in which one can find food for thought and hints on how to address difficult issues European cities face.  During the presentation an interactive Question Time allowed participants to ask questions about the report and about the future funds available for cities in the next European […]

By URBACT, on July 4th, 2013 at 12:12

Deprived Urban Areas: RegGov Infographic

By URBACT, on January 9th, 2012 at 17:11

What can we take away from the Cohesion forum?

The Cohesion Forum was held in Brussels from 31 January to 1 February 2011. It was organized by the European Commission and the main goal was closure the public consultation launched last November on the future, post-2013 Cohesion Policy. A number of European policy makers, ministers, regional presidents and heads of operational programmes participated in […]

By URBACT, on February 17th, 2011 at 13:34

Integrated urban development in German cities

Read more: Integrated urban development – URBACT website The Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development URBACT NDP for Germany Deutscher Verband für Wohnungswesen, Städtebeau und Raumordnung e.V.

By URBACT, on February 11th, 2011 at 18:42

Fairtrade cities in Sweden – municipalities taking a stand

The term Fair Trade is widely known as a social movement aiming to help small and local producers and to promote sustainability. Originally associated with developing countries, the term has during recent years also been connected with sustainable development in a local context. During recent years, a trend in Sweden is for cities and municipalities […]

By URBACT, on April 21st, 2010 at 10:51