R-URBAN au 13eme European Week for Regions and Cities, Bruxelles 12-15 Octobre

R-URBAN a été invité au 13eme European Week for Regions and Cities, Bruxelles 12-15 Octobre. Nous participons au OPEN DAYS WORKSHOP: Social Innovation in Rurban communities.

Organisers: Local Urban Development European Network

Venue: Portuguese Permanent Representation to the European Union

Speakers and chair(s): Mr. Saad Haroon (Chair), Mr. Oldejans Rolf , Ms. Petrescu Doina

The European urban landscape faces a range of environmental, social, and economic challenges and the need to create a strategy of urban resilience is becoming increasingly urgent.

This workshop will focus on social innovation in in rurban and rural communities, which face considerable challenges in the post-crash economy. These challenges are social, economic and environmental in nature. How can local economy stakeholders sustain and create jobs? What can « smart » solutions offer? How can progressive practices be initiated and ecological lifestyles sustained while acting locally?

This workshop will present the background and 2 case studies to illustrate social innovations carried out in Europe

Target audience:

– EU, national, regional and local policy/decision makers

– Other stakeholders: private companies, financial institutions, European and national associations

– Academics, students and researchers

programme complet ici.