News from the topic - „Local Development Forum”
A special Local Development Forum seminar with a pivotal strategic theme of energy transformation in Polish cities and towns was held. This was the first of a series of meetings exploring the subject, planned by the Association of Polish Cities over
Revitalisation, quality of life, lookouts for the future: life in small and medium-sized towns was discussed during the “Beyond the Metropolis” conference organised in Pleszew, representatives of cities and towns from across Poland participating.
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.
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 be shortly held in Katowice.
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 participation in the World Urban Forum in Katowice this June.
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 sustainable urbanisation, introduced by UN-Habitat.
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 towns get ready for WUF edition in Katowice.
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 modified.
How do cities and towns use information sourced in the Local Development Monitor – a tool created by the Association of Polish Cities?
The most recent Local Development Forum seminar was organised with a focus on European programmes, initiatives and missions allowing cities and towns to deliver their plans and development undertakings.
What are the current challenges and opportunities faced by urban mobility expansion, definitions of sustainable mobility, and why it is so important – such were the focal themes discussed during a Local Development Forum seminar.
What can we reasonably expect of the local government project funding system? – such was the focal discussion theme of the 23rdLocal Development Forum seminar held to discuss EU funding for the years 2021-2027 and the National Recovery Plan.
The Association of Polish Cities organised its second Local Development Forum Seminar, choosing energy transformation as the focal theme. Today, towns and cities are facing enormous energy-, environmental protection-, and climate-related challenges.
Quality of life in cities and towns depends on local business development – such was the focal theme selected for the 21st Local Development Forum online seminar held on 8 July.
Nearly 6,000 persons attended twenty Local Development Forum online seminars organised to date. The Association of Polish Cities has been organising aforesaid expert and practitioner gatherings for over a year.
For the second time, experts and representatives of cities and towns discussed the National Urban Policy during a Local Development Forum seminar. Works on National Urban Policy 2030 recommendations completed to date were summarised.
Strategic planning tools developed by the Association of Polish Cities and tested in collaboration with cities and towns were debated during the 19th Local Development Forum seminar organised on 28 May.
Over 320 experts and representatives of cities and towns attended a seminar on 8 April, the meeting focused on efforts to update the National Urban Policy.
There are no simple solutions in waste management, or perfect methods of applying waste collection fees. The condition merits the question whether waste management is a local development-related threat or opportunity.
Practices presented during the Local Development Forum seminar have proven that energy transformation in Polish cities and towns has to span all areas of our lives, becoming interdisciplinary in nature.
We can handle the air quality issue only once the local and central government, local residents and local business begin collaborating – such was the conclusion of a seminar with a focus on small and medium-sized cities’ and towns’ development.
The Local Government Unit institutional development self-assessment tool developed by the OECD in co-operation with partner institutions was debated during a seminar with a focus on internal potentials for urban development.
Participants of a seminar with a focus on internal potentials for urban development debated the importance of family businesses to the development of cities and towns.