Call to take part in the World Social Forum and the World Assembly of InhabitantsRegistration of activities extended until January the 31st of 2015!
Source: No Vox, International Alliance of Inhabitants (IAI) and HIC
Date published: 12-16-2014
The drive to make cities more ‘liveable’ means parks, plazas and happy pedestrians. But the reality is ever more sterile, identikit cities where public space isn’t public at all.
Date published: 12-17-2014Eithne McMenamin, associate director of policy, Chicago Coalition for the Homeless speaks on the housing proposal complaints.* To watch the video, click here. Afordable housing advocates gathered at City Hall on Wednesday morning ahead of the Chicago City Council meeting to complain that the city's latest effort to preserve and increase the supply of housing for low- and moderate-income residents does not go far enough. An ordinance introduced Wednesday would create three development...
Date published: 12-15-2014
European conference on citizenship and twinningIn this increasingly connected world - culturally, politically and technologically – citizens’ active involvement in their communities is becoming more and more prevalent. Municipalities, cities and regions are recognised as the closest level of government to the communities. By their very nature, local government have the potential to pave the way for stronger participation of citizens in society, better integration and greater equality. It is in this context, in which citizens seem...
Source: Le Conseil des Communes et Régions d’Europe (CCRE)
Date published: 12-15-2014Recent successes of Polish urban movement suggest that people are ready for a different way of practising democracy.
Date published: 12-12-2014