28 and 29 June 2010
Undertaken upon the initiative of Commissioner Johannes Hahn, a reflection on the "cities of tomorrow" has been launched. It will form part of the wider discussions on the future of regional policy
4 February 2010
Looking at the past 20 years and at how Cohesion Policy keeps helping cities grow is the core purpose of this meeting. Building on 20 years of achievements, current and future interventions have a solid legacy to improve upon.
02 July 2009
The issue of urban-rural linkages is part of the ongoing work on territorial cohesion and the First Action Programme for the Implementation of the Territorial Agenda of the European Union includes an action point dedicated to urban-rural relations that is being followed up by the Czech Republic.
23 January 2009
The issue of urban-rural linkages is furthermore part of the ongoing work on territorial cohesion. Action 1.1a of the First Action Programme for the Implementation of the Territorial Agenda of the European Union is dedicated to urban-rural relations and the incoming Czech Presidency will follow up this point. Discussion on urban-rural linkages is foreseen at the international conference on the future of cohesion policy and territorial cohesion 26-27 March 2009 in Prague organised by the Czech Presidency. Furthermore, following the experience with the Urban Audit, EUROSTAT proposes to create a database with an increasing range of data at NUTS-3 level. This information could then be used as building blocks for calculating various aggregates like data for rural and urban areas.
17 September 2008
This seminar provides the opportunity for the Commission, Member States, local and regional governments and stakeholder organisations to reflect on current research and practice in the area of urban-rural linkages and territorial competitiveness, and also to identify ‘what works’ (and conversely what doesn’t work) and to consider how this can be effectively transferred between territories.