Why should cities join the EMPIRIE exchange network? What does participation in this project and other European networks bring to cities? This is what Aldo Vargas-Tetmajer from the URBACT National Point is talking about.
From November on, the Association of Polish Cities will be rolling out OECD’s self-assessment software (eSAT) for Polish local government units. The self-assessment effort will facilitate a review of current procedures, supporting the integration of
Representatives of local governments from across Poland met in Konin on 20 and 21 October to identify essential activities producing a “Civic City”. This was the second meeting of the EMPIRIAE – Civic Cities and Towns Experience Exchange Network.
Zawiercie hosted the meeting on 19 and 20 September 2022, welcoming representatives of Cieszyn, Jarosław, Jasło, Jelenia Góra, Żary and Żywiec. The EMPIRIAE – URBAN HUMAN RESOURCES / STAFFING Network has also been joined by Nisko and Zgierz.
The second meeting of the EMPIRIAE – ACCESSIBLE AND FAIR CITIES AND TOWNS Experience Exchange Network was organised in Sokołów Podlaski on 6 and 7 October, with a pivotal focus on communication, information-related and spatial accessibility.
The second meeting of representatives of cities and towns – members of the “Digital Cities and Towns” Experience Exchange Network was organised on 13 and 14 September. This time, the EMPIRIAE made their way to Zabrze.
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 defined urban human resources.
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 delivered by Polish cities and towns.
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 delivered by Polish cities and towns.
To date, over 1,800 municipal authority officials have participated in assorted activities as part of the Association of Polish Cities’ advisory assistance provided under the “Local Development” Programme.