City Deals are theme-centred partnerships between frontrunners in the public and private sector. Ministries, local and regional governments and businesses work together on an equal footing to experiment and develop solutions. The goal of a City Deal is to drive innovation in urban development and social issues.
The essay ‘Learning to Institutionalise’ provides insight into learning in networks. The main focus is on the networks in which the national government participates as a partner with local parties. Working in these networks has become an accepted way of working, although this is still a considerable learning task for the government.
Exploring the various ways Dutch and German cities deal with dilemmas related to two core elements in the New Leipzig Charter: urban governance to ensure the common good and digitalisation.Read more
An official side event of the 2020 European Week of Regions and Cities, fostering action-orientated exchange on Urban Agenda for the EU Partnerships with relevant institutions and stakeholders.Read more
An official side event of the 2019 European Week of Regions and Cities, exploring two of its guiding topics: a greener Europe and a Europe closer to citizens.Read more