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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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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Starachowice – Green Town – Green Education

Starachowice wishes to invite everyone concerned to the conference “ECO-Starachowice. Green Town – Green Education”.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Cities and Towns Unite in Creating Experience Exchange Networks

Currently under development by the Association of Polish Cities, EMPIRIAE – Experience Exchange Networks will serve the purpose of sharing know-how related to successful development projects delive...
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Włocławek – the Young on Culture and Entertainment in Włocławek

Secondary school and university students have spoken out as part of a survey with a focus on the cultural and entertainment offer in Włocławek.
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Join Us in Preparing for WUF11! New Local Development Forum Seminar Dates

In view of the war in Ukraine and Polish cities’ commitment to aiding refugees, dates and places of some of the springtime seminars preparing Polish cities for the World Urban Forum have been modif...
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Zabrze – Project “Zabrze – the City as Space for Development” Launched

On 6 April, a conference was held in the Historical Room of the Zabrze Town Hall to commence “Zabrze – the City as Space for Development”, a project funded from the “Local Development” Programme.
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Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski – “City ReNEWal”

Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski is launching its “City ReNEWal” programme – an enormous project, the consultation process having involved approximately 1,000 individuals.
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Hajnówka – Academy of Nature Supported by Norway Grants

An Academy of Nature will be established in Hajnówka, intended to offer local residents and tourists knowledge regarding the Białowieża Forest. The first project meeting was organised on 22 March.