Roughly one third of Irish people live in the five big cities of Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Galway and Waterford, with another third estimated to be living in our towns. Ireland, as such, is transitioning from being once a very rural country to an urban-centred society.
The URBACT City Festival 2018 will celebrate the rising influence of cities as leading actors of change, throughout the 2-day event
On 13-14 September in Lisbon city practitioners, elected representatives, urban experts from all over Europe will work together, discuss the findings of 20 Action Planning Networks, and celebrate the 15th anniversary of the programme and the rising influence of cities as actors of change in Europe.
Please see the website http://2018cityfestival.urbact.eu/ and dedicated facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/209185986531384/
Registrations are now open for the 2018 European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC), taking place in Brussels 8-11 October under the headline of ‘For a strong EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020'.
Turning ideas into action - delivering change for cities, Wednesday 10 October, 11:30-13:00 at the SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Gold
Towards building a user-centric digital public sector (link is external), Wednesday 10 October, 14:30-16:00 at the SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room 311
Registrations are open until 28 September 2018.