Joint organiser: Czech Ministry of Regional Development
This Policy Lab launched the EUKN ‘Thinking beyond the crisis’ series, an initiative developing the EUKN’s research into the urban impact of and response to the coronavirus outbreak.Discussing local and national solutions, it raises two interconnected questions:
This webinar saw representatives of Czech cities and European experts discuss the ‘SMART Czechia’ concept drafted by the Czech Ministry for Regional Development in response to the pandemic, including its implications for local authorities. The concept centres on resilience at municipality, city and region levels, via integrated use of technology and innovative solutions. It is further based on three pillars for sustainable development: people and communities, local economy, and environment for life.
Exploring the urban impacts of COVID-19 in EUKN member countries, rethinking approaches to urban space, and focusing on urban health as a holistic concept interwoven with everyday life.Read more
Focusing on creating new urban policies to support the transition to sustainability, and exploring how initiatives similar to Portugal’s circular InC2 strategy could propel coherent urban strategy.Read more
Geert Brinkman elaborates on the value of design as a tool to enhance the problem-solving capacity of public organizations, face complexity and respond to the wicked problems of our time.Read more