Urban EU-China

URBAN-EU-CHINA boosts the development of  smart and sustainable solutions, services and technologies in Chinese and European cities and markets.

The key barrier addressed by URBAN-EU-CHINA is the disconnect between strategic visions and targets and operational realities of time/resource constraints, language and cultural barriers, differences in planning/policy/ governance framework conditions within European and Chinese cities, and lack of effective bi-directional transmission mechanisms of transferable planning and policy instruments for sustainable urbanisation.


Arianna Americo Project & forum coordinator


We could grow old together

Global tensions between the world powers, especially the US and China, have been on the up, but at local level, European and Chinese cities are taking a very different course. “It all started in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing...”

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