Keep calm and join the Atlantic Urban Forum

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator As we’ve seen before, cooperation among cities can be enhanced by joining a network. In this sense, CAAC has issued in 2012 a paper on the role of city networks in cohesion policy in the framework of the TONETA project. From the experience of the Conference of Atlantic…

Smart quotes for city-makers

  The two elements the traveller first captures in the big city are extra human architecture and furious rhythm. Geometry and anguish.  Federico Garcia Lorca We will neglect our cities to our peril, for in neglecting them we neglect the nation. John F. Kennedy I have always believed that every great city in history needs…

No city is an island

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator Cooperation has become, in EU jargon, an unavoidable word. At the same time, together with the progression made by cohesion policy, the urban dimension has turned the hottest point in the European agenda. So even if the crisis makes individual strategies more tempting, the time has come to…