Posts tagged cities
Enhancing Sustainable Urban Development in Local Politics

Enhancing Sustainable Urban Development in Local Politics is the Heinrich Böll Foundation’s training programme for professionals active in the field of urban planning and development with a strong interest in cross-sector cooperation and in making our cities more sustainable and inclusive. The training programme is organised in 4 modules which take place in the Czech Republic (Brno, Prague), Slovakia (Bratislava) and Hungary (Budapest) between November 2016 and September 2017. The first module in Brno was dedicated to Affordable Housing, the latter one, in Prague, to Public Consultations. The training in Bratislava is focused on inter-sectoral work, with the one in Budapest focused on political speech and influencing others.

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Shared Cities: Creative Momentum

Shared Cities: Creative Momentum (SCCM) is a European cultural platform addressing the contemporary urban challenges of European cities. SCCM is a joint project of the Goethe Institute, Czech Centers (CZ), reSITE (CZ), the Academy of Fine Arts and Design of Bratislava (SK), the Association of Belgrade Architects (RS), the Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Center - KÉK (HU), Katowice City of Gardens (PL), KUNSTREPUBLIK (DE), Mindspace (HU), Old Market Hall Alliance (SK), Res Publica - Cities Magazine (PL). Co-funded by the Creative Europe Program of the European Union.

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WhatCity?

The WhatCity? project operates since 2014 as a lively platform of conferences and workshops that strives for new strategies in order to improve the quality of the city environment. The project aims to connect civic initiatives, experts and city authorities; it offers case studies from abroad and tools for effective city development. Our aim is to present unconventional ideas and strategies for city development from multiple points of view. WhatCity? ignites awareness and openness within local communities, creating a context for new dialogues.

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Obchodna ulica a okolie

Obchodná ulica a okolie is a business association continuously working on increasing quality of the environment, business opportunities and the conceptual transformation of one of the busiest main streets in Bratislava. In a collaborative process, the community brings together representatives of the business community, public, City Hall and various public institutions.

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reSITE

reSITE is a nonprofit platform working at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture and economics. reSITE acts as a catalyst for social action and innovative leadership; an international platform to exchange ideas about making cities more livable, competitive and resilient. We protect and promote public spaces, architecture and sustainable development in cities. It is fostering collaboration, dialogue and social innovation between the public and experts in the fields of design, finance and development, municipality leadership and community advocacy. Why? To stimulate action for sustainable urban design and, therefore, better cities. We stand for public spaces.

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