Posts Tagged ‘#urbactNTS’

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