case studies list for social affairs

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Eindhoven - Tailor-made district for cooperative development

Wealthy in industrial heritage, Eindhoven, in cooperation with builders and private enterprise, has established a system of revitalisation of industrial heritage areas to increase city attractiveness. These resources have allowed the city to implement community building and identity building among citizens in the NRE-area, where the former gasworks of Eindhoven were located. The redevelopment of this area is now managed in an organic way, with as little legislation as possible, and in...

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case study date : 15-07-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Liverpool - Adaptive sustainable reuse linked to participatory approaches

Home to 552,000 inhabitants, Liverpool was deeply affected by the decline of manufacturing and port related industries in the 1970s and 80s. Today, Liverpool is cited as one of the most successful examples of European RIS3 funded regeneration.

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case study date : 15-07-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Turin - Space for ideas to breathe

If you have an idea for a social or cultural event in Turin, there is space for you to make it a reality. That space is Casa del Quartiere di San Salvario, a laboratory involving associations, citizens and artistic and cultural operators. It is one of a network of eight social and cultural centres, the ‘Rete delle Case del Quartiere’ of Turin.

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case study date : 15-07-2019

Visualise Vienna’s model on preventing evictions and homelessness

EUROCITIES has prepared a video to present the successful practice of Vienna on preventing evictions and homelessness. It focuses on the strategic approach of the city, by showing the direct impact it has on two citizens - Andreas & Franziska. Through Wiener Wohnen, the property management company, Vienna engaged social workers to reach and provide tailored support to people that are at risk of being evicted.

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case study date : 19-03-2019

  •  culture

Lisbon Res do Chao

Together with the association Rés do Chão, which develops rehabilitation and urban regeneration projects with the main objective of revitalising and invigorating cities, Lisbon municipality is fostering the reoccupation and rehabilitation of unoccupied ground floors and public spaces in the neighbourhood of Marvila. Residents of the neighbourhood are directly involved in the design of the spaces and activities to take place there once rehabilitated.

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case study date : 18-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Athens reinventing the Agora

Athens has faced the challenges inherited from its crisis years – unemployment, brain drain – with creativity and ambition by investing in a bottom-up and collaborative methodology in cultural sectors. The challenges brought by the crisis also sparked new initiatives from citizens and the need for a more effective approach in municipal governance.

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case study date : 14-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Bologna - Let's do it together!

In the last 5 years, Bologna has successfully trialled an urban innovation model based on circular subsidiarity and civic collaboration, the ‘collaborative city.’ This means public administrations governing not only on behalf of citizens, but also with citizens, basing their policies on the two concepts of city as commons and citizens as a great source of energy, talent, resources, capabilities and ideas in support of urban regeneration.

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case study date : 14-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Bologna - Let's do it together!

In the last 5 years, Bologna has successfully trialled an urban innovation model based on circular subsidiarity and civic collaboration, the ‘collaborative city.’ This means public administrations governing not only on behalf of citizens, but also with citizens, basing their policies on the two concepts of city as commons and citizens as a great source of energy, talent, resources, capabilities and ideas in support of urban regeneration.

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case study date : 14-03-2019

  •  mobility

Toulouse creating better mobility for senior citizens

Toulouse, the fourth largest city in France, is increasing its population by 30,000 inhabitants each year. 12.8% of this population are seniors (more than 65 years old), making this group a real focus for mobility policies. The municipality of Toulouse learned, however, that senior citizens do not enjoy the full range of mobility services, perhaps due to their own lack of mobility or the loneliness of this age group.

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case study date : 04-02-2019

Cities in action: Leeds boosts migrant support project

Leeds has developed and supported a new service, initiated by a community member, to engage the city's growing Roma population. By providing a warm welcome and practical help from volunteers who speak their language, the drop-in service is connecting these difficult-to-reach residents with the services and skills they need to thrive.

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case study date : 08-11-2018