The event was created in 2003 when the European Committee of the Regions invited Brussels-based local and regional representations to the European Union to open their doors to visitors simultaneously.
One year later the European Commission's DG for Regional Policy also joined the adventure.
Developing from the initial concept, the event has become a European networking platform for experts in regional and local development.
Post date: 11 juil 2019
Universidad Católica de Temuco, Chile is delighted to announce the upcoming SBE19 Temuco conference titled “Sustainable built: Urban planning, global problems, local policies”, which will be held at the University’s facilities from the 16th to the 18th of October 2019.
-Climate Change and the built environment
Post date: 11 juil 2019
The settlement and accommodation problems brought about by the increase in world population had always been major issues; architecture was expected to develop solutions for.
The rising population and other problems our habitats had been suffering, led to immigration whereby architecture also had its share of unfortunate consequences.
Post date: 4 juil 2019
The LIFE Program of the European Union was born with the intention of providing funding for the defense of the Environment and Climate Action.
Its objective is to be the catalyst for changes in development and environmental policies, providing solutions and improvements in order to achieve environmental and climate objectives.
Post date: 20 juin 2019
The call for abstracts for the 3rd International Conference on Smart and Sustainable Planning for Cities and Regions 2019
(SSPCR 2019) is finally open.
Following the success of the last years, Eurac Research is organizing a new edition that will be held on December 9-13, 2019 in Bolzano (Italy), with a theme of “Turning visionary approaches into planning policies and tools”.
Post date: 12 juin 2019
Financing energy efficiency in the public sector took a big step with the Covenant of Mayors Investment Forum. This forum gathered more than 550 representatives from local authorities, industry and financial institutions to discuss the key success factors for financing climate adaptation, clean urban transport and energy efficiency in cities and regions.
Post date: 7 juin 2019
Europe aims to be a global role model in energy transition and reducing its carbon footprint. Cities and the building sector play a decisive role in that process. The Programme “Positive Energy Districts and Neighbourhoods for Sustainable Urban Development” aims to support the planning, deployment and replication of 100 Positive Energy Neighbourhoods by 2025 and is joined by 17 EU member states.
Post date: 5 juin 2019
On 3 June the UN celebrates World Bicycle Day to promote sustainable transportation and road safety. We report from Turkey, where Tepebaşı, a district of Istanbul, aims to revive a once very vibrant biking culture which was largely replaced by motorised transportation
Watch the video here
Post date: 30 mai 2019
Air pollution is one of the most important environmental problems affecting people's health, particularly in urban areas of Europe. Over the past decade, air quality has slowly improved in many of Europe's cities, as a direct result of more robust air quality policies across various governance levels, the introduction of targeted measures and actions, and technological improvements that have reduced emissions from various sources.
Post date: 16 mai 2019
PARENT project - Participatory platform for sustainable energy management
Post date: 14 mai 2019