Searching for Synergies on Climate Change Strategies

  A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC coordinator, initially published by YPLD.  Many studies affirm the importance of the local level when tackling climate change. Cities concentrate the most part of the population, the energy consumption and the pollution due to transports. Thus, local authorities are the best placed to find significant tools to reduce…

EU consultations with urban implications

Since its inception in 2000, the Conference of Atlantic Arc Cities has developed an intense work of analysis and lobby, on behalf of its members and standing for the European cities in general. When it comes to public authorities, the reach is more ambitious than short spanned economic benefits. Thus, CAAC campaigns are inserted in…

Urban Governance Survey by UN Habitat, UCLG and LSE Cities

LSE Cities, working in partnership with UN Habitat and United Cities and Local Governments (UCLG), is inviting local government administrations to contribute to a study on ‘Governing Urban Futures’ by taking part in a short [20 min] online survey that will cover the following thematic areas: Political power, budget & financing, multi-level governance, participation &…