Joint organiser: Territorial Development Unit of the Joint Research Centre (JRC.B.3)
Discussing the findings of the EUKN study ‘The New Leipzig Charter and the JRC’s Urban Activities’, this Policy Lab also reflected on the role of science for post-2020 policy.
The EUKN study investigated the ongoing role of the JRC, the Commission’s science and knowledge service, in supporting urban policy-making within the framework for sustainable urban development proposed by the New Leipzig Charter. More broadly, it identified gaps and opportunities within the wider EU urban science-policy interface.
Bringing together all the EUKN’s members, international experts and policymakers to discuss how the New Leipzig Charter can support more just, green and productive National Urban Policies.Read more
'Building a personal bond with a political declaration isn't the most natural thing for a young professional. However, when it comes to the (New) Leipzig Charter, it's what has happened to me.'Read more
On 30 November 2020, the New Leipzig Charter was officially endorsed. We talked to some of the VIPs behind the Charter about what it means for integrated urban development in Europe.Read more