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Partnership with the cities : The URBAN community initiative redaktör: Haertel, Sonja ; redaktör: Mouque, Daniel

By: Haertel, Sonja [edt]Contributor(s): Mouque, Daniel [edt]Publication details: Luxemburg Office for the Official Publications of the, 2003; European Communities, EUR-OP, ; European Commission, ; Directorate General - Regional Policy, Description: 50 sISBN: 9289451068Subject(s): Urban area | Economics | Environment | Sociology | Luxembourg | 10Online resources: Publikation/Publication Abstract: This document provides information on the situation of Europe's urban areas and on the work of the URBAN Community Initiative, including: - Key facts on the challenges facing urban areas, drawing on information sources such as the Urban Audit (a comprehensive survey of many different socioeconomic indicators from a sample of towns and cities from across the EU). As noted above, whether in social, economic or environmental terms, urban areas contain a paradox, combining significant challenges with striking opportunities. - The delivery system for European URBAN programmes (the "URBAN method"). Project examples demonstrate the commitment and involvement of local authorities and the local community. There is also information on the European Network for Exchange of Experience ("URBACT"), which offers cities an important opportunity to study good practices from across the EU. - Concrete examples of the contribution URBAN is making to competitiveness, social inclusion, and physical and environmental regeneration, including projects illustrating the value and nature of the integrated approach.
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This document provides information on the situation of Europe's urban areas and on the work of the URBAN Community Initiative, including: - Key facts on the challenges facing urban areas, drawing on information sources such as the Urban Audit (a comprehensive survey of many different socioeconomic indicators from a sample of towns and cities from across the EU). As noted above, whether in social, economic or environmental terms, urban areas contain a paradox, combining significant challenges with striking opportunities. - The delivery system for European URBAN programmes (the "URBAN method"). Project examples demonstrate the commitment and involvement of local authorities and the local community. There is also information on the European Network for Exchange of Experience ("URBACT"), which offers cities an important opportunity to study good practices from across the EU. - Concrete examples of the contribution URBAN is making to competitiveness, social inclusion, and physical and environmental regeneration, including projects illustrating the value and nature of the integrated approach.

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