In the Baltic Sea Region, after 1990, a cooperation between the authorities responsible for spatial planning and spatial development of Baltic Sea and neighbouring countries was established under the acronym VASAB.
Urban Data Platform Plus (UDPplus) is an initiative of the European Commission. It provides access so spatial data on cities and regions in Europe. The data platform is jointly run by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC).
Urban Europe is an online publication by EUROSTAT, the statistical office of the European Union. It presents statistics on urban issues in the European Union, the EFTA countries and the candidate countries of the EU.
Multi-level monitoring of urban development is already taking place in isolated cases, but is not institutionalised across-the-board as required by some guidelines (including New Urban Agenda, New Leipzig Charter). As a holistic and practice-oriented system the best way to create it is in a learning process – in an association of cities, regions, countries and the nation or an association of …
Project updated: In the context of the pilot action “a future for lagging regions” supported as part of the Territorial Agenda 2030, three German regions and three regions of other European member states are supported in securing services of general interest.
The EU Territorial Agenda 2030 is a political framework agreement of the EU member states on the key objectives of spatial development in Europe. Under the German EU Council Presidency, the EU ministers responsible for spatial planning adopted this document on 1 December 2020. The revised Agenda calls for the first time to implement the Territorial Agenda goals – through dedicated pilot actions. …
Multi-level monitoring of urban development is not yet institutionalised across-the-board as required by some guidelines. Its function is to inform all levels involved, to formulate goals and to define work steps by way of a compatible and harmonised data language.
The BBSR and the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) in New Delhi, India, have been cooperating in the field of applied urban and spatial research since 2018. Together they want to better understand the challenges in both countries and develop solutions for cities and city regions.