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 &…

4 P’s for Placemaking

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC Coordinator Several definitions tackle the concept of Place Making. The description of Wikipedia cannot be dismissed, as it enounces that “Placemaking is a multi-faceted approach to the planning, design and management of public spaces. Placemaking capitalizes on a local community’s assets, inspiration, and potential, with the intention of creating…

Public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy

Towards a post-crisis growth strategy for Europe Today, the Commission has launched an online public consultation on the Europe 2020 strategy, the EU’s long-term growth and jobs plan. The consultation will be open until 31 October 2014. Through this public consultation, the Commission is seeking the views of all interested people and organisations on the…