Gentrification: are better cities liveable?

A brief by Elise Baudelet, junior expert in territorial marketing at CAAC In different towns around the globe, gentrification divides the opinion. On one hand, it could be seen as an opportunity to upgrade an area and increase its potential (financially, in terms of attractiveness, image…). On the other hand, it could be identified as…

The 6th Cohesion Report: EU regions growing together or apart?

By the Committee of Regions The European Commission’s 6th Report on Economic, Social and Territorial Cohesion presents recent regional statistics, namely with regard to the targets of the Europe 2020 strategy, and the role of EU policies in this respect. The report elaborates in particular on the impact of EU cohesion policy interventions as well…

Children’s day: The PREVENT formula

A brief by Tamara Guirao, CAAC Coordinator As we mentioned last year, every first of June the International Day for the Protection of Children is commemorated. However, the Atlantic Arc Cities have taken a hands-on in the issue, building an URBACT project called PREVENT. PREVENT is a network of ten European cities that have chosen…