participation

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

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

New EUROCITIES report: Cities delivering social rights

Coinciding with the launch of the city pledges at the European Parliament on 21 February, EUROCITIES also launched a new report mapping cities’ policy measures in line with the principles of the European Pillar of Social Rights. The report covers 20 cities in 12 countries governing a total of 20 million people.

news

publication date: 15-03-2019

  •  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

EUROCITIES - city leaders agenda for Europe

EUROCITIES political manifesto ahead of the European elections

publication

publication date: 12-03-2019

  •  environment

POWER city conference on on Water EnviRonmental challenges, Pisa, 12 April 2019

The conference will provide municipalities with a series of solutions to the engagement of their citizens in global environmental issues that will affect the future well-being of their communities.

event

start date: 12-04-2019
end date: 12-04-2019

  •  cooperation

Cluj-Napoca citizens panel issues three recommendations on cohesion policy

As part of our Cities4Europe campaign, Cluj-Napoca held a citizens' consultation on 28 February to discuss the future of the European Union's cohesion policy.

news

publication date: 07-03-2019

Register NOW for the policy transfer study visit to Toulouse on Roma access to housing

How can cities support Roma to move from camps into adequate housing? This is the theme that EUROCITIES is exploring during a study visit to Toulouse on 9-10 April to support policy transfer of promising city measures for Roma access to adequate housing.

news

publication date: 07-03-2019

  •  cooperation

WG creative citizenship met in Ostend

To have meaningful citizen’s participation and co-creation of local policies, chose to engage with conflict, “cherish your angry citizens” said professor Wouter Van Dooren in a public lecture in Ostend last week, in front of our WG creative citizenship.

news

publication date: 06-03-2019

  •  knowledge society

Interview with John Jorritsma, mayor of Eindhoven

We took a moment out to catch up with John Jorritsma, mayor of Eindhoven, recently to find out about his vision for smarter cities that work for and with people.

news

publication date: 28-02-2019