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Skopje Lab

Until recently, the city of Skopje operated according to a traditional, top-down governance model. This approach, however, bred public mistrust of distant government institutions and a low level of satisfaction with the quality of the public services it offered. Faced with complex societal challenges and increased demand for better public services, Skopje decided to take off on an innovation journey to make the city a better place to live and opened the first public innovation lab on the...

case study

publication date: 21-03-2019

  •  culture

Lisbon Res do Chao

Re-use of the abandoned ground floors in a low income housing context

case study

publication date: 18-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Athens reinventing the Agora

Athens has faced the challenges inherited from its crisis years – unemployment, brain drain – with creativity and ambition by investing in a bottom-up and collaborative methodology in cultural sectors. The challenges brought by the crisis also sparked new initiatives from citizens and the need for a more effective approach in municipal governance.

case study

publication date: 14-03-2019

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  •  culture

Bologna - Let's do it together!

In the last 5 years, Bologna has successfully trialled an urban innovation model based on circular subsidiarity and civic collaboration, the ‘collaborative city.’ This means public administrations governing not only on behalf of citizens, but also with citizens, basing their policies on the two concepts of city as commons and citizens as a great source of energy, talent, resources, capabilities and ideas in support of urban regeneration.

case study

publication date: 14-03-2019

  •  culture

Why should Chemnitz become your next cultural destination

Culture plays a special role in Chemnitz, which is hosting the next EUROCITIES culture forum in April, yet the recent spotlight on the city in the international press has reflected a different picture.

news

publication date: 07-03-2019

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  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

news

publication date: 05-03-2019

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Cities in action: Brighton & hove shapes future through creativity

Brighton & Hove has developed an ambitious collaborative model for coordinating cultural activities to enable young people to play their part in a fast-changing world. 'Our Future City' is not only growing creative and digital skills, enhancing well being and providing new routes into work. It is also showing how to sustain action and impact for the long term.

case study

publication date: 15-02-2019

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Make European democracy live through creative and cultural actions: apply now to action grant!

This call from the European Cultural Foundation is for creative, cultural actions prior, during and after the European Parliamentary elections that can breathe life into Europe, and democracy at large.

news

publication date: 07-02-2019

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

50 cities sign Declaration on citizens engagement

50 cities have now adopted the EUROCITIES Declaration on citizens' engagement, demonstrating their commitment to create a Europe where people come first and citizens have a role in new forms of participatory democracy.

news

publication date: 31-01-2019

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ROCK - Bologna visit report_access to cultural heritage

ROCK - Bologna visit report_access to cultural heritage

publication

publication date: 14-01-2019