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Pascaline

GABORIT

Validated Lead Expert
Generic Skills
B.1. Understanding of integrated and sustainable urban development: 
I have 15 of expertise, experience and research background in the sector of urban sustainable development, as former director of a European local authorities’ network, and as speaker/expert. 1/ Research : -Edition and publication of collective books, and in particular: “European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance”, Peter Lang, 2014, -Publication of articles such as “Green urbanization and sustainable cities in a comparative perspective”, in Society and Public welfare, March 2013, -Drafting of reports and papers. -Expert/associate researcher for the Global Relations Forum on the topic of sustainable urbanization 2015-1016. 2/ I have 13 years of experience in working with local authorities as director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Network (http://www.pilotcities.eu) . One of the main topics for exchange was urban sustainable development, and how to develop greener cities. I have designed, coordinated, and delivered transnational projects on sustainable urban development: EAST: European and Asian Sustainable Towns (Europaid 2011-2015), New Medina from pilot to sustainable towns (Ciudad 2010-2013), Euroscapes on sustainable landscapes (INTERREG IVC), Greenov on sustainable renovation (INTERREG IVB) and others. 3/ Contribution to events, trainings, panels of experts and jury panels: presentations on sustainable urban development, and contributions to trainings, panels and working groups as expert.
B1. Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than 15 years of experience with integrated and sustainable urban development (2000-2002 consultant on urban policies, 2002-2015 director of ENTP)
B.2. Understanding of exchange and learning processes at transnational level: 
I have been for 13 years Director of a local authorities network gathering 31 local authorities and 10 research centres in 11 different countries: the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform http://www.pilotcities.eu . The countries represented in the network were: the United Kingdom, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Hungary, Sweden, Finland, Romania, Spain and Greece. My responsibilities have been : -To develop the network, the partnerships and to facilitate joint work and cooperation among the members -To coordinate and lead the network’s strategies together with the Board members, -To organize events and conferences at trans national level including drafting the content and contacts with the press, -To organize meeting groups, panels of experts and workshops, -To work as expert for the towns of the network (within projects), -To initiate, draft and deliver common trans national projects, -To write expert reports and publications about several themes. I have had the opportunity to work with city councils’ representatives, urban practitioners, and other stakeholders working on urban planning. European projects have been fuelling integration, exchange and European cooperation among the members. I have been coordinating around 15 transnational projects for European programs (INTERREG, Urbact). These projects were the cornerstone of transnational exchanges and mutual learning processes, both among local authorities, and with research centers.
B2. Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than one significant transnational activity that demonstrates understanding of exchange and learning processes at transnational level (and projects listed in B1 - EAST: European and Asian Sustainable Towns (Europaid 2011-2015), New Medina from pilot to sustainable towns (Ciudad 2010-2013), Euroscapes on sustainable landscapes (INTERREG IVC), Greenov on sustainable renovation (INTERREG IVB) and others)
B.3. Proficiency in English: 
I am used to work in a multi-lingual and multi-cultural environment, since the beginning of my career and in particular as former director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities platform. English has been for me, the main working language, although not the only one. European exchanges require the use and understanding of other languages such as French (my mother tongue), Dutch, Spanish or German. Being able to exchange without external assistance both in oral and written communication is a must and inevitable (as speaker, moderator, facilitator, coordinator). For the publications though, proofreading/review from a native speaker, and preferably a professional peer or researcher may be a source of quality. Indeed, misunderstandings and false or incorrect interpretations can be stumbling blocks of transnational communication, even at a rather small scale such as transnational projects’ cooperation. In addition, a word lexicon of the topic’s main key words or local authorities’ decision making architecture in Europe is often appreciated, as well as the translation of acronyms.
B3. Assessment: 
1 - proficient in English (C2 for all elements)
Expertise for the design and delivery of transnational exchange and learning activities:
C.3.1. Ability to communicate complex concepts to non-English speakers: 
I have organized several trainings for local authorities’ practitioners on the findings of different projects (urban sustainable development, local social policies, culture and development, sustainable renovation etc.). I have used Powerpoint presentations, including Prezi, and long time for questions and answers, ice breaking sessions, work in smaller teams, pairing-teams, “in situation” exercises, team building sessions, paper boards, focus groups and animations. For projects on culture, we have had contributions from artists to illustrate the theories. For projects on social inclusion and fight against discrimination, we have involved people from the target group to speak about their experience and contribute to policies. For students' lectures: I have used videos, official material from the European institutions, and work in smaller groups, quiz competitions and self-evaluation tests. Finally for sustainable renovation/ecological insulation materials, we have provided a sample of materials (flax fiber, hemp fiber, wood fiber, lime expanded clay, cellulose etc.) for the trainees/partners/stakeholders to be able to compare, touch, smell and test the materials that can be used for eco-construction and ecological renovation. On site visits with on-site informal interpretation have also proved to be the best way of illustrating the concepts, and promote dialogue, exchange and a multi-stakeholders’ approach.
C3.1 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than one example that demonstrates ability to communicate complex concepts to non-English speakers
C.3.2. Ability to draw out, support the verbalization and documentation of knowledge and practice from participants: 
I have very often drafted documents for transnational projects: 1/ Preliminary reports: to events, panels of experts, conferences and meetings. I have used different methodology (review of literature, background information on a renovation project, presentation of speakers, explanation of theories and concepts). 2/ Background documentation: in particular for the preparation of the panels of experts, I had to prepare background documentation on the urban area (geography, population, risks, current local polices and legal framework, stakes, challenges of the panel of experts, different scenarios to be analyzed); 3/ Guides of good practices: have been very useful to reflect the “best” case studies of the local authorities, and facilitate peer learning and knowledge exchange. 4/ Baseline Studies: Like the Background documentation, the baseline studies and states of the art support the project’s exchanges and knowledge sharing among cities. Each local authority can fill in a common template or questionnaire to ease comparisons. Site or fields visits and focus groups are also needed to collect background information and opinions from the different stakeholders.
C3.2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two examples that demonstrate the ability to draw out, support the verbalization and documentation of knowledge and practice from participants to enable comparison, exchange, peer review, etc (more relevant examples listed in B2 and other publications visible from CV - European and Asian sustainalbe towns, Culture in our towns, etc.)
C.3.3. Ability to capture learning for participants to take away: 
I have drafted, edited or released projects’ deliverables, conference reports, and collective publications. 1/ projects deliverables (selection): - Guide of best practices on urban sustainable development 2014 - Training toolkit on culture and development (ed.) - Creation of a Marketing Toolkit for the promotion of city centers. - Reports on urban sustainable development, local policies - Guides of good practices 2/ Reports of the events, conferences and panels of experts (selection): - Culture and development in local authorities, June 2014- Brussels - Green and Sustainable Cities in Europe and Asia, December 2014- Brussels- - Economic Development in an Inclusive City, Basildon, - 3/ Individual and Collective publications to publish projects' and events' findings: - (ed.) European and Asian Sustainable Towns (2014), Brussels, Peter Lang International - (ed.) The Strength of Culture for Development: ,(2014), Brussels Peter Lang - (ed.) Gender stereotypes, (2009) Paris, L’Harmattan 4/ Contribution to reports from international organizations: • Hidden Cities Report, World Health Organization-UN Habitat, (2010), • Second Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3-2)
C3.3 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two examples that demonstrate the ability to capture learning for participants to take away
C.3.4. Ability to produce concise reports that incorporate good practices and policy messages: 
I have co-drafted the following documents (among others): -Policy recommendations on the management of sustainable landscapes in urban and peri-urban areas Euroscapes, (2012) -Key recommendations for the EAST project’s partners, for urban sustainable development 2015 -Key recommendations from the previously mentioned panels of experts -Position papers on the future of the cohesion policy and European policies -Notes on the methodology of regional consultation meetings, -Fortnightly newsletters for previously mentioned projects -Speaking notes for local elected representatives -Minutes of the meetings, events, and panels of experts integrating the key messages. -Guides of good practices for transnational projects incorporating best practices, interviews and key messages. -Mediation with national experts and organizations for the recommendations of the informal Council of ministers in charge of cities (2001) - Contribution to reports from international organizations.
C3.4 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two examples that demonstrate the ability to produce concise reports that incorporate good practices and policy messages (in addition, several publications are listed in her CV)
Summary Expertise for the design and delivery of transnational exchange and learning activities: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu). She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on local policies, planning, culture, inclusion and governance. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. She managed EU co-financed projects and conducted research on urban planning and governance, including the different policies, actions, and roles of local authorities. She has been lead partner and content manager of European projects on strategic planning, local governance, urban sustainable development, culture and active inclusion. She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and presentations. She edited collective books on culture and urban sustainable development. Her main skills are: • Drafting high quality experts reports • Animating networks, designing and moderating events, trainings and panel of experts • Working in a multi cultural environment and solving communication issues • Acting as animator, facilitator and designer of transnational projects and exchanges • Launching initiatives, cooperation • Working in a European environment, for and with local authorities • Mobilizing energies and creating synergies among partners.
Assessment: 
The expert has demonstrated relevant expertise for the design and delivery of transnational exchange and learning activities. She has maximum score for C1, scored 2 out for 4 for C2 (provided only theoretical examples for strong team ethic and sensitivity to partner dynamics and cultural differences as well as strong capacities in leadership, mediation, conflict management, empowering/encouraging unconfident or inactive partners) and has maximum score for C3.
Thematic expertise:
Theme / Policy: 
Urban Strategic Planning
D.1. Deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.: 
Expertise and experience in strategic planning, sustainable urban renewal, urban regeneration and development. Coordination/content and process Management of different European co-financed transnational projects about urban sustainable development and strategic planning -EAST 2011-2015 European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance http://www.east-project.org Programme Europaid local authorities in Development) -New Medina 2010-2013 : Sustainable Towns in European and Southern Mediterranean countries http://www.newmedina.eu (programme CIUDAD) -Euroscapes 2010-2013 management of sustainable landscapes in peri-urban areas INTERREG IVC, 12 partners -Expert for the GREENOV project 2010-2014 creation of a European Cluster on the sustainable renovation of buildings http://www.greenov.net -Knowledge networks, 2005-2008: citizens engagement and knowledge sharing, INTERREG IIIC, 21 partners -Med Emporion, local markets and sustainable development in Mediterranean countries (project’s design, interreg MED). -AWARD 2011-2014: Awareness Raising and Education on Culture and Development http://www.award-project.eu (Programme Europaid local authorities in Development) -Restore Trust, Rebuild Bridges, 2010, Anna Lindh Foundation - Egenius: 2009 Regeneration of New Towns’ centers, (1st phase/baseline study) -NEWTASC 2003-2007: New Towns as Sustainable Communities INTERREG IIIB North West Europe -NEWTEC 2003-2004: Inclusive New Towns Project-Support to Eastern European towns (INTERREG IIC) Relevant publications: Contribution to reports from international organizations: - Hidden Cities Report, World Health Organization-UN Habitat, 2010, - Second Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3-2), a resource for guiding cities in their response to climate change.Contribution to chapter 2 : Urban planning and Design/ civic engagement. Books: • GABORIT.P (ed.) European and Asian Sustainable Towns (2014), satellite cities and metropolitan governance Brussels, Peter Lang International • GABORIT.P (ed.) New Medinas: Towards Sustainable New Towns? Interconnected Experiences Spanning the North and South Mediterranean (2013), Brussels, Peter Lang International • GABORIT.P New Towns : Image, identities, Future perspectives, 2010 Peter Lang Articles/chapters • Green urbanization and sustainable cities in a comparative perspective, in Society and Public welfare, March 2013 • The New Towns Mindset” article in revue Nova Terra Netherlands in 2006, • De la ville nouvelle à la ville durable” article in revue Pouvoirs locaux France 2005, • Chapter “urban regeneration” ENTP Publication 2006, Reports/Toolkits • Creation of a Marketing Toolkit for the promotion of city centers (CD ROM). • Reports strategic planning, for the panels of experts • “Report for the urban experts committee of the Belgian presidency of the European Union (2001): “Public private partnerships in urban regeneration”
D1 Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than two years of experience in having deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.
D.2. Ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which you have been involved: 
Trainings, table discussions and workshops moderation: Trainings and animation of workshops about strategic urban planning involving civil servants, elected representatives and urban planners. These trainings and animation enabled the creation of new partnerships both at local and international level. •18-19 November 2014 Guangzhou, moderation of workshop “Urban construction, operation and financing” in Guangzhou forum on sustainable urbanization organized by the China-Europa Forum- 50 participants http://www.china-europa-forum.net/article4179.html •18-20 November 2013 Guangzhou: preparation of training document: Theories on cities and evolution of urban planning doctrines and methods- http://www.china-europa-forum.net/article4179.html •3.-4 December 2014, Brussels, Economic and Social Committee, conference design and moderation: Green and Sustainable Cities-35 participants •October 2014, Basildon UK, panel of experts design and moderation Economic Development in an Inclusive City, •July 2013, Qingpu Shanghai China, panel of experts design, moderation and wrap up: the Industry in the City •September 2013, Tangier Morocco, the city of Chrafate, panel of experts •September 2012, Fayoum, Egypt, new city panel of experts. •March 2012; Marseille France, From pilot to sustainable towns: the ecological transition •September 2011; Sidi Abdelllah Algeria: design and co-moderation panel of expert •October 2010, Kobe WHO-UN Habitat conference, urbanization and health, table discussion leader. •March 2008 Cairo with Egyptian Towns (organization IIGGM Metropolis Institute). This seminar integrated two training sessions about urban regeneration. •Goa February 2007 training with Indian Towns (urban Euro-India forum), Lectures/ Papers/ Presentations •September 2016; Harvard Presentation/paper about “European New Towns : the end of a model” •April 2016, New York NYTI: Technology Institute/ urban climate lab visiting lecturer on ”urban sustainable development and regenerative cities” •21 September 2015, Brussels, Proposals for a cooperation platform on sustainable urbanization between European and Indian towns, Global Relations forum. GRF event on Infrastructure and Urbanisation •November 2013, Istanbul Turkey- Findings of the project : New Medinas from pilot to sustainable towns, CIUDAD program-capitalization even •August 2012 Prague: From New Towns to sustainable towns: 11th International Conference on Urban History 'Cities & Societies in Comparative Perspective •December 2012, Budapest: Western and Eastern new towns in ‘Artificial’ Cities in Europe and Hungary at the Beginning of the 21st Century •24 September 2012 Shanghai/Baoshan, China Urbanization forum- presentation on Urbanization trends in Europe •10-20 April 2012. Committee of the Regions, Brussels, “The EU and China – Partners for a Green World” Presentation on sustainable urbanization and green cities http://www.coleurope.eu/template.asp?pagename=irdconf&sub=2012- •11 May 2012, The Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation participation to the roundtable seminar on the development of regional economies and rural-urban areas. •20 October-1st November Marseille international forum “villes nouvelles pour des métropoles durables”/ new cities and sustainable metropolises.” Presentation « New challenges for old new towns ».
D2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two valid examples that demonstrate the ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which the expert has been involved
D.3. Ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange & learning activities, put forward good practice: 
Policy recommendations and concise reports: -Policy recommendations on the management of sustainable landscapes in urban and peri-urban areas Euroscapes, (2012) -Position papers on the future of the regional policies, and advocacy for the empowerment of local authorities in European policies -Note on the methodology of regional consultation meetings -Key recommendations for the EAST project’s partners, for urban sustainable development 2015 -Key recommendations from the previously mentioned panels of experts -Notes on the methodology of regional consultation meetings, -Fortnightly newsletters for previously mentioned projects -Speaking notes for local elected representatives -Minutes of the meetings, events, and panels of experts integrating the key messages. -Guides of good practices for transnational projects incorporating best practices, interviews and key messages. -Mediation with national experts and organizations for the recommendations of the informal Council of ministers in charge of cities (2001)
D3 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two example that demonstrate the ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange and learning activities, put forward good practice and policy messages targeting city practitioners and urban policy-makers (for participants as well as for an external audience)
D.4. Understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for benefits in capitalization, policy design, awarenes: 
Participation in working groups/ Jury panels for capitalization, policy design -3-10 July 2010: participation to the urban design workshop international jury “Dunkerque: une agglomération maritime transfrontalière”/ Dunkirk a cross border seaboard agglomeration”. -2011-2013: Participation in the Board of the International urban design workshops, les ateliers, Cergy Pontoise -March 2010 WHO-Kobe center- Washington DC roundtable meeting for the campaign on urbanization and health. -2014 till now. Participation to the neighborhood committee in my area “the Magritte committee” on urban sustainable development -2004-2007 participation in the CERAA (school of architecture) conferences’ scientific committee -As director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform, participation to the European Parliament’s urban inter-group. Awareness raising: press conferences, press releases, fortnightly newsletters for transnational projects; -Support/dissemination of the WHO program: 1000 cities, 1000 Lives. -As director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform, signatory (as support structure) of the Covenant of mayors initiative -Organization of regional consultation meetings for European transnational projects. Organization of local support groups and regional consultation meetings.
D4 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than one example that demonstrates an understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for strategic benefits in capitalization, policy design, awareness raising, etc
Summary Thematic expertise: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu) . She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on strategic urban planning. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. She has also managed EU co-financed projects and conducted research on urban sustainable development, including the different policies, actions and roles of local authorities. Recent projects include cooperation on urban sustainable development (EAST project http://www.east-project.org), and projects on sustainable renovation (Greenov http://www.greenov.net) or sustainable management of landscapes (Euroscapes). She also edited (among others) the collective book “European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance”, Peter Lang 2014. She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and key presentations.
Assessment: 
The expert is validated for this theme with maximum score, demonstrating more that 15 years of experience with urban strategic planning, most of it in a transnational context.
Theme / Policy: 
Local Governance
D.1. Deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.: 
Coordination/content management/ expertise in transnational projects -EAST 2011-2015 European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance http://www.east-project.org Programme Europaid local authorities in Development) -New Medina 2010-2013 : Sustainable Towns in European and Southern Mediterranean countries http://www.newmedina.eu (programme CIUDAD) -Euroscapes 2010-2013 management of sustainable landscapes in peri-urban areas INTERREG IVC, 12 partners -Expert for the GREENOV project 2010-2014 creation of a European Cluster on the sustainable renovation of buildings http://www.greenov.net -Knowledge networks, 2005-2008: citizens engagement and knowledge sharing, INTERREG IIIC, 21 partners -Med Emporion, local markets and sustainable development in Mediterranean countries (project’s design, interreg MED). -Connected cities, 2007-2009 on sustainable transports, INTERREG IIIB – North West Europe -Egenius: 2009 Regeneration of New Towns’ centers, (1st phase/baseline study) -Encourage 2004-2007 Environmental management in business parks, INTERREG IIIB North West Europe -NEWTASC 2003-2007: New Towns as Sustainable Communities INTERREG IIIB North West Europe -NEWTEC 2003-2004: Inclusive New Towns Project-Support to Eastern European towns Relevant publications: Books: •GABORIT.P (ed.) European and Asian Sustainable Towns : satellite cities and metropolitan governance (2014), Brussels, Peter Lang International •GABORIT.P (ed.) New Medinas: Towards Sustainable New Towns? Interconnected Experiences Spanning the North and South Mediterranean (2013), Brussels, Peter Lang International •GABORIT.P New Towns : Image, identities, Future perspectives, 2010, Peter Lang. •GABORIT P. Restaurer la confiance après un conflit civil, 2009, Peter Lang Articles/chapters • Green urbanization and sustainable cities in a comparative perspective, in Society and Public welfare, March 2013 • The New Towns Mindset” article in revue Nova Terra Netherlands in 2006, • De la ville nouvelle à la ville durable” article in revue Pouvoirs locaux France 2005, Reports/Toolkits • Creation of a Marketing Toolkit for the promotion of city centers (CD ROM). • 2011 Les questions de gouvernance urbaine dans la transition vers des villes et sociétés durables • “Report for the urban experts committee of the Belgian presidency of the European Union (2001): “Public private partnerships in urban regeneration” Contribution to reports from international organizations: Hidden Cities Report, World Health Organization-UN Habitat, 2010, Second Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) Assessment Report on Climate Change and Cities (ARC3-2), a resource for guiding cities in their response to climate change chapter 2 : Urban planning and Design/ civic engagement.
D1 Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than 13 years of experience in having deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.
D.2. Ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which you have been involved: 
Trainings, table discussions and workshops animation/moderation: Trainings and animation of workshops about urban planning, urban regeneration at the international level, especially with civil servants, elected representatives and planners. These trainings and animation allowed the creation of new partnerships both at the local and international level. •Guangzhou, 18-19 November 2014 “Urban construction, operation and financing” in Guangzhou forum on sustainable urbanization organized by the China-Europa Forum http://www.china-europa-forum.net/article4179.html •Lille-June 2012 Quelles marges de manœuvre dans la conduite des politiques publiques locales- approche comparée ? Des ateliers et des territoires-les politiques publiques, Juin 2012 •3.-4 December 2014, Brussels, Economic and Social Committee, conference design and moderation: Green and Sustainable Cities in Europe and Asia-35 participants •October 2014, Basildon UK, panel of experts design and moderation Economic Development in an Inclusive City, •July 2013, Qingpu Shanghai China, panel of experts design, moderation and wrap up: the Industry in the City •September 2013, Tangier Morocco, the city of Chrafate, panel of experts, governance •September 2012, Fayoum, Egypt, new city panel of experts, governance. •March 2012; Marseille France, From pilot to sustainable towns: the ecological transition •September 2011; Sidi Abdelllah Algeria: design and co-moderation panel of expert •October 2010, Kobe WHO-UN Habitat conference, urbanization and health, table discussion leader. •March 2008 Cairo with Egyptian Towns (organization IIGGM Metropolis Institute). This seminar integrated two training sessions about urban regeneration. •Paris 2007 with urban experts from Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia) (organization NGO Touiza Solidarité) Lectures/ Papers/ Presentations •21 September 2015, Brussels, Proposals for a cooperation platform between European and Indian towns, Global Relations forum. GRF event on Infrastructure and Urbanization. •November 2013, Istanbul Turkey- Findings of the project : New Medinas from pilot to sustainable towns, CIUDAD program-capitalization even •August 2012 Prague: From New Towns to sustainable towns: 11th International Conference on Urban History 'Cities & Societies in Comparative Perspective •10-20 April 2012. Committee of the Regions, Brussels, “The EU and China – Partners for a Green World” Presentation on sustainable urbanization and green cities http://www.coleurope.eu/template.asp?pagename=irdconf&sub=2012- •11 May 2012, The Madariaga – College of Europe Foundation participation to the roundtable seminar on the development of regional economies and rural-urban areas. •20 October-1st November Marseille international forum “villes nouvelles pour des métropoles durables”/ new cities and sustainable metropolises.”
D2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two valid examples that demonstrate the ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which the expert has been involved
D.3. Ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange & learning activities, put forward good practice: 
Policy recommendations and concise reports: -Moderation and recommendations for the session “Urban construction, operation and financing” Forum in Guangzhou the 18th and 19th of November 2014 organized by the China-Europa Forum http://www.china-europa-forum.net/article4179.html -Policy recommendations on the management of sustainable landscapes in urban and peri-urban areas Euroscapes, (2012) -Position papers on the future of the regional policies, and advocacy for the empowerment of local authorities in European policies -Note on the methodology of regional consultation meetings -Key recommendations for the EAST project’s partners, for urban sustainable development 2015 -Key recommendations from the previously mentioned panels of experts -Notes on the methodology of regional consultation meetings, -Fortnightly newsletters for previously mentioned projects -Speaking notes for local elected representatives -Minutes of the meetings, events, and panels of experts integrating the key messages. -Guides of good practices for transnational projects incorporating best practices, interviews and key messages. -Mediation with national experts and organizations for the recommendations of the informal Council of ministers in charge of cities (2001)
D3 Assessment: 
1- Provided more than two examples that demonstrate the ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange and learning activities, put forward good practice and policy messages targeting city practitioners and urban policy-makers (for participants as well as for an external audience)
D.4. Understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for benefits in capitalization, policy design, awarenes: 
Participation in working groups -10 July 2010: participation to the urban design workshop international jury “Dunkerque: une agglomération maritime transfrontalière”/ Dunkirk a cross border seaboard agglomeration”. -2011-2013: Participation in the Board of the International urban design workshops, les ateliers, Cergy Pontoise -March 2010 WHO-Kobe center- Washington DC roundtable meeting for the campaign on urbanization and health. -2014 till now. Participation to the neighborhood committee in my area “the Magritte committee” on urban sustainable development -As Director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform, participation to the urban intergroup of the European Parliament -Participation to events organized by Friends of Europe, Brussels Awareness raising: press conferences, press releases, fortnightly newsletters for transnational projects; -Support/dissemination of the WHO program: 1000 cities, 1000 Lives. -As director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform, signatory (as support structure) of the Covenant of mayors initiative -Organization of regional consultation meetings for European transnational projects. Organization of local support groups and regional consultation meetings.
D4 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than one example that demonstrates an understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for strategic benefits in capitalization, policy design, awareness raising, etc (most examples provided under Urban strartegic planning are also relevant)
Summary Thematic expertise: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu). She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on urban policies and governance. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. She has managed EU co-financed projects and conducted research on urban policies and governance, including the different policies, actions and roles of local authorities. Recent projects include cooperation on urban sustainable development (EAST project http://www.east-project.org), civic and citizens engagement (knowledge networks),cooperation with Southern Mediterranean towns (CIUDAD), and projects on sustainable renovation (Greenov http://www.greenov.net) or sustainable management of landscapes (Euroscapes). She edited (among others) the collective book “European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance”, Peter Lang 2014. She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and presentations.
Assessment: 
The expert is validated for this theme with maximum score.
Theme / Policy: 
Active Inclusion of Target Groups
D.1. Deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.: 
Coordination/content management/ expertise in transnational projects As lead partner: •“Local policies for the conciliation of fathers between work and private life” 2005-2007 Project co-financed by the DG employment, social affairs and equality. This project gathered local authorities and research centres.It included reports, analyses, policy recommendations and the organization of an international conference gathering towns, NGOs, the press and universities. •“Work life balance” 2006-2007 financed by DG Employment, social affairs et equality This project gathered European researchers and 5 local authorities. •“PROM: promotion of local actions for gender equality” 2005-2007 financed by the same DG This project gathered a group of researchers and 5 local authorities. •Restore Trust, Rebuild Bridges, 2010, Anna Lindh Foundation •NEWTEC 2003-2004: Inclusive New Towns Project-Support to Eastern European towns PHARE As partner/lead expert -Labour plus 2011-2015: social inclusion of ethnic minorities http://www.labourplus.eu INTERREG IVC 11 partners -More Respect, 2010, 2011 awareness raising and knowledge tools to fight anti-Roma racism, DG Justice, Freedom and Security -Knowledge networks, 2005-2008: citizens engagement and knowledge sharing, INTERREG IIIC, 21 partners -“migrant women”/ mujeres migrantes 2005-2006 co-financed by the former URBAL (Europaid program). Relevant publications: • GABORIT.P (ed.) Les hommes entre travail et famille, l’Harmattan 2007 • GABORIT P. (ed.) Genre, temps sociaux et parentés, l’Harmattan 2008 • GABORIT.P (ed.) Les stéréotypes de genre, L’Harmattan 2009 • GABORIT P. (ed.) Restaurer la confiance après un conflit civil, l’Harmattan 2009 The English version of these books is also available as a report.
D1 Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than two years of experience in having deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.
D.2. Ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which you have been involved: 
Conference, papers, presentations: •11. June 2014 Brussels Local policies for the integration of Roma people-findings from the Labour plus project: Ile-de-France representation office in Brussels. •24. October 2013 ERIO event Brussels “Roma integration: the role of local authorities”, •March 2010 WHO-Kobe center- Washington DC roundable meeting for the campaign on urbanization and health. •October 2010, Kobe WHO-UN Habitat conference, urbanization and health, table discussion leader. Contribution to reports: Hidden Cities Report, World Health Organization-UN Habitat, 2010 Reports: Expert Report “Migrant women in Europe” 2006, for the project “migrant women”-
D2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than two valid examples that demonstrate the ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which you have been involved
D.3. Ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange & learning activities, put forward good practice: 
Conclusions, moderation and policy recommendations Local authorities and the crisis, Examples of Good Practices to Tackle the Crisis, ENTP Publications, Brussels, 2009 Contribution to reports: Hidden Cities Report, World Health Organization-UN Habitat, 2010 Reports: Expert Report “Migrant women in Europe” 2006, for the project “migrant women”- Participation and co-author of the following studies in the previous position as consultant: • “Improvement of public elderly’ homes in Brussels and Wallonia • “Qualitative audit of the FOREM (unemployment agency in Wallonia)
D3 Assessment: 
1 - Provided 5 examples that demonstrate the ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange and learning activities, put forward good practice and policy messages targeting city practitioners and urban policy-makers (for participants as well as for an external audience)
D.4. Understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for benefits in capitalization, policy design, awarenes: 
Organization of focus groups with target populations -Project migrant women -Project PROM (Promotion of women at local level) -Project Labour plus (local policies for the inclusion and nondiscrimination of ethnic minorities including roma population) Organization of regional multi-stakeholders’ groups to disseminate the results -2005-2006 : Project migrant women -2008-2009 : Project PROM (Promotion of women at local level) -2011-2015: Project Labour plus (local policies for the inclusion and nondiscrimination of ethnic minorities including roma population) Participation to campaigns, network 2010-2011 Support/dissemination of the WHO program: 1000 Cities, 1000 lives in the framework of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform Others: press conferences, press releases, newsletters for transnational projects
D4 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more examples that demonstrates an understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for strategic benefits in capitalization, policy design, awareness raising, etc
Summary Thematic expertise: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu) . She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on urban policies, social inclusion and governance. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. Recent projects include cooperation on gender equality (PROM- Promotion of women at local level, Work Life Balance), Social inclusion of minorities (Labour plus project http://www.labourplus.eu ), civic and citizens engagement (knowledge networks), and work with Roma communities (More Respect). She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and presentations.
Assessment: 
The expert is validated for this theme with maximum score.
Theme / Policy: 
Arts and Culture
D.1. Deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.: 
Coordination/content management/ expertise in transnational projects Projects As lead partner: -AWARD 2011-2014: Awareness Raising and Education on Culture and Development http://www.award-project.eu (Programme Europaid local authorities in Development) -Restore Trust, Rebuild Bridges, 2010, Anna Lindh Foundation As partner: • Active participation in the ARCADE project (promotion of culture as a tool for development), http://arcade.acted.org Publications •GABORIT P (ed.) The Strength of Culture for Development: Why culture matters in international cooperation,(2014), Brussels Peter Lang international •Edition of a “book of artists” under the name culture in our towns in 2006. Previously to publishing that book, organization in 2005 and 2006 of a cultural event for artists to discuss with policy makers. (Zoetermeer, Netherlands 2005 and 2006) •Book chapter: “culture in the heart of town- example of Cergy-Pontoise’ in ARCADE Culture as a tool for development, challenges of analysis and action, 2009 pp 170-179 •Book chapter “culture and trust after a civil conflict”, in ARCADE Culture as a tool for development, challenges of analysis and action, 2009 pp 80-93
D1 Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than two years of experience in having deep knowledge on the selected theme and related policy challenges, including up to date practice, research, etc.
D.2. Ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which you have been involved: 
Trainings/lectures: 2009-2015: Paris- Lectures at the MECIC (Master on culture and cultural industries) about European and International challenges of culture, with a focus on local policies. ESC Dijon- Paris branch. Workshops’ moderation, design, roundtable discussions •June 2014, Brussels, conference moderation, cities, culture and development, 40 participants. •November 2012 Paris Workshop design and moderation “culture and development” in Les Rencontres European campus of local and regional authorities for culture •September 2007 Barcelona workshop co-design “culture as a tool for conflict prevention” •13-14 December 2007, Zoetermeer Netherlands, workshop design “culture, social cohesion and integration challenges” •December 2008, Lille, workshop moderation on “civic participation and local cultural initiatives” in conference Culture as a tool for urban development Trainings and presentations -8 October 2014, Brussels city hall Presentation on culture and development, EU Open Days Brussels, Les Rencontres Working session on culture -20-21 February 2014/ Figueres Spain : contribution to the training session on culture and development for local authorities
D2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided 8 valid examples that demonstrate the ability to produce thematic inputs to feed in the learning process of in projects in which the expert has been involved
D.3. Ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange & learning activities, put forward good practice: 
Concise Reports •20-21 February 2014/ Figueres Spain : contribution to the training toolkit on culture and development for local authorities •Reports of the AWARD project on culture and development •20-21 November 2013- Beijing Report of the workshop’s session on cultural cities: Europe-China Forum on urbanization http://ec.europa.eu/energy/international/bilateral_cooperation/chinèa/china_en.htm
D3 Assessment: 
1 - Provided three examples that demonstrate the ability to produce concise reports that incorporate learning from exchange and learning activities, put forward good practice and policy messages targeting city practitioners and urban policy-makers (for participants as well as for an external audience)
D.4. Understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for benefits in capitalization, policy design, awarenes: 
Participation in working groups/ Jury panels for capitalization, policy design Participation in working groups -2010-2015: Paris. Participation in the scientific committee of the MECIC: (Master on culture and cultural industries), ESC. Dijon -Participation in my neighbourhood committee “the Magritte committee” Jette/Belgium on culture enhancement in the neighbourhood. -As director of the European New Towns and Pilot Cities Platform, participation to the European Parliament’s urban inter-group. Awareness raising: press conferences, press releases, fortnightly newsletters for transnational projects; - Organization of regional consultation meetings for above mentioned projects. - Organization of local support groups with artists and regional consultation meetings.
D4 Assessment: 
1 - Provided two examples that demonstrates an understanding of how to maximize the use of project results for strategic benefits in capitalization, policy design, awareness raising, etc (MECIC, Magritte committee)
Summary Thematic expertise: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu ). She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on local urban and cultural policies in partnership with other cities networks such as “Les Rencontres” European network of regional and local authorities for culture. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. Recent projects include cooperation on culture and development: AWARD 2011-2014 (Awareness Raising and Education on Culture and Development): http://www.award-project.eu and ARCADE (promotion of culture as a tool for development), http://arcade.acted.org. She has given lectures on European policies, culture and cultural industries at the MECIC ESC-Dijon between 2009 and 2014. She also edited (among others) the collective book The Strength of Culture for Development: Why culture matters in international cooperation, (2014), Brussels published by Peter Lang international. She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and key presentations.
Assessment: 
The expert is validated for this theme with maximum score.
Expertise support to local authorities and other stakeholders in designing & delivering integrated and participatory policies
E.1. Knowledge on participatory methods and tools for co-production and implementation of local polices : 
I have used mainly three methodologies/instruments for the co-production and implementation of local policies: the urban local support groups, the creation of partnerships between local authorities and research centers, and the panels of experts. 1.The urban local support groups: have been set up in most of our cooperation projects, on the basis of the URBACT methodology (although not all projects were co-financed by URBACT). These groups enabled the co-production of policies, as a way to consult and engage the stakeholders, and for the implementation as a catalyzer for efficiency. 2.Another instrument, to support local authorities in their co-production of policies has been to involve research centers, universities, urban planners networks, think tanks and the private sector in the early debates, discussions, and strategies to be presented to local elected representatives 3.Finally I have designed and facilitated panels of experts. These panels gathered a dozen of experts to exchange on specific local policies, both for their design/production and implementation, while providing different views, outlooks and perspectives.
E.1 Assessment: 
1 - Demonstrated more than two years of experience in the category E and provided relevant activities that demonstrates knowledge on participatory methods and tools for co-production and implementation of local polices (including proactive outreach to different stakeholders, conflict resolution, mediation of interests, community dialogue, etc.). More visible from answers in sections B and C.
E.2. Knowledge on integrated approach for the design, delivering, monitoring and evaluation of urban strategies/policies: 
1/ Integrated approach on the Design of urban strategies policies. I have promoted an integrated or holistic approach by involving partners, experts, researchers on different topics, and in diverse areas such as urban design and planning, landscape architecture, economy, political science, governance, sociology, culture, gender and when possible by involving the target groups/population through representatives. 2/ Integrated approach on the delivery of urban strategies/policies The organization of multi-disciplinary panels of experts and local support groups, has promoted a multi-stakeholders’ approach in the delivery and implementation of local actions, strategies and policies. 3/Integrated approach for the monitoring and evaluation of urban strategies: I have contributed methodologies of evaluation, assessment and appraisal for urban strategies/policies for instance indicators (indicators of urban sustainable development, indicators on culture and development etc.).
E.2 Assessment: 
1 - Provided more than one relevant activity that demonstrates knowledge on integrated approach for the design, delivering, monitoring and evaluation of sustainable urban strategies/policies
E.3. Awareness of the main policy and funding schemes for sustainable urban development at EU and national level: 
I have dedicated my career to European projects and partnerships. I have followed the debates and evolution of the European urban agenda, the multi-level governance, but also the covenant of mayors’ initiative, the referential for sustainable cities, the urban sustainability documentation from the European Environment Agency, the works from JPI Urban Europe works from the DG Research I regularly participate in the DG REGIO open days, and in the programs’ capitalization events such as the ones organized by Europaid’s program “Local authorities in Development”, INTERREG, the urban intergroup of the European Parliament and so on.
E.3 Assessment: 
1 - provided more valid examples that demonstrate awareness of the main policy and funding schemes for sustainable urban development at EU and national level
E.4. Ability to understand specific local situations and adapt tools and content to different local realities: 
The organization of trans national events, the delivery of transnational projects and the organization of panels of experts require to understand specific local situations, and adapt the content to different local realities. 1/ the implementation of local transnational actions is illustrative of the difficulties to understand the specificities of the local context, in particular in terms of governance, and the necessities to adapt the content to different local realities (for instance in the Greenov project http://www.greenov.net), each partner implemented a local action plan/action to support the energy efficiency of public buildings. 2/ Transnational events and in particular panels of experts: require the understanding of local situations (with the production of a background documentation several weeks in advance), and then a follow up to make sure that the experts' recommendation are adapted to the local realities in particular to the local decision making process, the staekholders' capacities etc.
E.4 Assessment: 
1 - provided more than one relevant activity that demonstrates ability to understand specific local situations and adapt tools and content to different local realities so as to ensure consistency in the design and delivery of integrated and participatory policies across participants in transnational projects. The examplesprovided in B and C also demonstrate her vast experience with implementation of transnational projects across different countries, not only European.
Summary Expertise: 
Ms Pascaline Gaborit holds a PhD in political science and has been working for 15 years as expert, consultant and director of the European New Towns and pilot cities, Platform (http://www.pilotcities.eu). She has been coordinating projects, events, city to city cooperation and panel of experts on urban strategic planning, local policies, culture and governance. She has facilitated meetings, moderated workshops, drafted concise and thematic content reports. She managed EU co-financed projects and conducted research on urban policies and governance, including the different policies, actions and roles of local authorities. Recent projects include cooperation on urban sustainable development (EAST project http://www.east-project.org), civic and citizens engagement (knowledge networks),cooperation with Southern Mediterranean towns (CIUDAD), and projects on sustainable renovation (Greenov http://www.greenov.net), sustainable management of landscapes (Euroscapes) and culture (http://www.awardproject.eu). She edited (among others) the collective book “European and Asian Sustainable Towns: satellite cities and metropolitan governance”, Peter Lang 2014. She contributed to local policy design and exchanges with policy recommendations, trainings and presentations.
Assessment: 
The expert has demonstrated her expertise to support local authorities and other stakeholders in designing and delivering integrated and participatory policies. She has provided enough relevant examples (also visible from B and C as well as from her CV).

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