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Highlights from Social Affairs Forum in Warsaw on 22-24 October

The EUROCITIES Social Affairs Forum met in Warsaw on 22-24 October 2019 to discuss the topic of ‘Inclusive cities: Ensuring social inclusion & well-being for all ages’. The first paper free forum meeting had a great attendance of 150 participants, from 50 cities including 15 politicians and representatives of European Commission, European Investment Bank, UNICEF, EUROCHILD and beneficiaries of Warsaw’s ESF projects. The two-days meeting offered the opportunity to identify what works to...

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publication date: 05-11-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  knowledge society

EU and China on what makes a city smart

Europe and China are working together to build smart cities, but can they agree on what a smart city is?

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publication date: 31-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  knowledge society

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publication date: 28-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society

EUROCITIES Awards 2019: find out about our inspiring finalists!

With our annual awards just a few weeks away, we'd like to introduce you to the nine projects selected as the very best examples of action transforming the liveability of city centre districts, the social fabric of cities and the repurposing of historic buildings.

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publication date: 24-10-2019

  •  culture

Replication and co-creation workshop in Lisbon

As part of the ROCK EU funded project, EUROCITIES organises a replication and co-creation workshop in Lisbon.

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start date: 26-09-2019
end date: 27-09-2019

  •  cooperation

Antwerp - The Big Link

In 2016 Antwerp introduced innovative governance methods to overcome public opposition to a ring road extension project. The resulting co-created plan to cover over the road not only resolves citizens’ main objection by reducing pollution from the motorway. It also creates new green spaces for communities and a more cohesive and connected city.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019

  •  culture

Dresden’s arts centre

Dresden has converted an abandoned power station into a vibrant cultural centre on time, on budget and to great acclaim with the help of a cooperative approach and structured dialogue process. The project has achieved its objective of giving two municipal theatres a city-centre home and catalysed the revitalisation of the district.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019

  •  culture

Izmir - History Design Atelier

Izmir has created a democratic design platform that enables local people’s needs to drive micro-scale urban regeneration interventions. This design atelier sits at the heart of a major revitalisation project, acting as a communicator between authorities and communities and developing citizens’ ideas for enhancing their quality of life and connection to the city’s history.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019

Munich’s conflict management office

Munich has developed a method of mediation through dialogue to ensure citizens feel safe and comfortable in public spaces. By advocating all user groups’ interests and concerns, the all-party conflict management (AKIM) team is transforming how people feel about city living, increasing self-responsibility among citizens and giving decision-makers insights into issues affecting peaceful coexistence.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  mobility

Munich - urban update Pasing

Munich has adopted an urban renewal process focussing on cooperation and integration to transform the district of Pasing. By bringing together public and private stakeholders and funding, the city has succeeded in unifying old and new areas and transport infrastructures to create a healthy, interconnected district fit for the future.

case study

publication date: 11-10-2019