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The Association of Polish Cities effectively supports Polish cities in their efforts to develop socially and economically, and disseminate good practices in modern and innovative governanceof communities of citizens.

Opening Meeting of the EMPIRIAE – URBAN HUMAN RESOURCES / STAFFING Experience Exchange Network (EEN)

An opening meeting of the EMPIRIAE – URBAN HUMAN RESOURCES / STAFFING Experience Exchange Network was organised in Cieszyn on 7 and 8 June, the group focusing on issues associated with broadly defi...

Participation to Delivery – a Project Important to Hrubieszów Has Taken Off

A conference marking the commencement of the project “Local Development in Hrubieszów – Participation to Delivery” was held on 19.07. The project includes improvements to local quality of life and ...

Opening Meeting of the EMPIRIAE – URBAN RESOURCES / FINANCES Network

An opening meeting of representatives of member cities and towns of the EMPIRIAE – URBAN RESOURCES / FINANCES thematic network was organised on 13 and 14 June in Włocławek as the host city.

Green Day at the Cities’ and Towns’ Stand

Panels organised on 29 June at the Cities’ and Towns’ Stand during the World Urban Forum were dominated by themes associated with green and ecological cities. We also discussed thermal waste proces...

Mayors of Cities and Towns on Bold Talks with the Central Government

Problems and challenges faced by cities and towns and urban representatives’ expectations of the National Urban Policy were examined by municipal mayors during a press briefing at the shared Cities...

Kicking off the EMPIRIAE – CIVIC CITIES AND TOWNS Project

The first meeting of the team of representatives of cities and towns forming part of the thematic network EMPIRIAE – CIVIC CITIES AND TOWNS was organised in Tarnów on 8 and 9 June .

Delivering UN Sustainable Development Goals in Urban Conditions – Local Development Forum seminar report

A studio in Dzierżoniów broadcast the final online seminar preparing Polish cities and towns for the 11th edition of the World Urban Forum. Sustainable Development Goals were discussed.

Zawiercie – Agreement with Norwegian Partners Signed

On 5 June, a bilateral agreement was entered into with Norwegian partners, Møre og Romsdal and Zawiercie representative signatories including Kristian Severeide and Łukasz Konarski, respectively.

Rydułtowy Has a New Norwegian Partner

On 2 June , Rydułtowy gained a new Norwegian partner. Mayor of Rydułtowy Marcin Połomski and mayor of the Øvre Eiker Knut Kvale signed a partnership agreement.

Post-Industrial Housing and Heritage – Local Development Forum seminar report

URBAN RESOURCES were the chosen theme for this Local Development Forum seminar. This was the fourth meeting organised by the Association of Polish Cities in anticipation of the World Urban Forum to...

Łomża to Collaborate with Nordland County

Advisory and expert assistance, and consultation and training courses for purposes of delivering environmental social and economic projects – such are the outcomes of a partnership agreement entere...

Dugnad in Kędzierzyn-Koźle: Let’s Go!

Over EUR 3.3 million for Kędzierzyn-Koźle! The city will be delivering the project “’Dugnad’ in Kędzierzyn-Koźle. Local Resident Integration and Restoring Neighbourhood Relations as a Foundation fo...

Starachowice – “Direction Future”

The “Direction Future – the Starachowice Local Development Plan” project has officially begun. The Starachowice municipality will be partnering with Bergen, the second largest city in Norway.

Starachowice – Green Town – Green Education

Starachowice wishes to invite everyone concerned to the conference “ECO-Starachowice. Green Town – Green Education”.

Project Implementation and Bilateral Co-operation as part of the “Local Development” Programme

Nearly 200 participants representing Polish municipalities taking part in the “Local Development” Programme and their Norwegian and Icelandic partners attended a conference organised by the Ministr...

Financing Urban Development in Unstable Times – Local Development Forum seminar report

Financing urban development in unstable times was the chosen theme of a yet another Local Development Forum online seminar organised as part of a series to prepare our cities and towns for particip...

EMPIRIAE – Network Opening Meetings Have Kicked Off

Opening meetings have been organised under the aegis of EMPIRIAE – Experience Exchange Networks, a new project of the APC with a focus on sharing know-how related to successful development projects...

On Building Cities and Towns of Tomorrow – report regarding a Local Development Forum seminar preceding the World Urban Forum

The 11th Edition of the World Urban Forum will be held in Katowice from June 26 until June 30 2022. The World Urban Forum (WUF11) is the premier global event with a focus on urban policy and sustai...

Jarocin – Town of Tomorrow

In May, the mayor of Jarocin will meet with local residents to discuss the New Development Pathway for the Jarocin Festival during an open discussion panel, with a focus on the Festival’s future an...

Join Us in Preparing for the World Urban Forum – Join the Seminar!

The Association of Polish Cities invites all interested parties to join the second online seminar forming part of the Local Development Forum round of meetings organised to help Polish cities and t...

Hajnówka – Discussing the New Town Centre, Residential Areas and Public Transport Solutions with the APC Advisor Team

Pursuant to the “Hajnówka ReNEWed – Green Transformation” project, Association of Polish Cities’ advisors have been supporting the municipality in the process of delivering assignments associated w...