POST-COVID PLANNING : MOVING TOWARDS MORE RESILIENT COMMUNITIES The Department of Spatial Planning and Infrastructure of the University of Malta and the Malta Chamber of Planners under the auspices of the European Council of Spatial Planners will be organising – on the 8th of November 2021 – a half day seminar to mark World Town Planning Day. More information
JOIN WORKSHOP European Council of Spatial Planners & Landsupport invite you to participate on Wednesday 27 October 2021 from 09.3 to 12.00 (CET) in a Joint Workshop A POWERFUL NEW TOOL TO SUPPORT LAND USE SPATIAL PLANNING In the framework of the HORIZON 2020 LANDSUPPORT project (www.landsupport.eu), an innovative system has been developed to challenge land use across the EU. It is an advanced system (Geospatial Cyberinfrastructure) designed to support decision making in the field of land use planning, agriculture and environmental conservation. The aim of this workshop (https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84248961772?pwd=ZmJabXNwazBjVmM1eE5HRzRsSUpiQT09 ) is to present the project and the tools and to
The European Parliament, in plenary session on 24 June, adopted the provisional agreement reached with the Council, which had formally adopted it on 28 June.In addition to enshrining the 2050 climate neutrality objective in EU law, the regulation sets a binding target of reducing the EU’s net greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 55% by 2030 (compared to 1990 levels) and a negative emissions target after 2050.It also provides for the creation of a « European Scientific Advisory Council on Climate Change » and a « GHG budget ». This budget will be one of the criteria to be taken into account when
Call for European case studies Update on the call to members of ECTP-CEU for case studies of Post-COVID recovery plans building on the Re-Start Europe declaration – More info on the call : ECTP-CEU (European Council of Spatial Planners – Conseil Européen des Urbanistes) felt the need to reflect on the effects of the current crisis on our future living and working environment. Therefore, the General Assembly approved last October 2020 the above cited Declaration. This Declaration seeks to harness the creative power and technical expertise of spatial planners in tackling the social and economic crisis created by the Covid-19
CITY REBOOT : Post-Pandemic Planning and the New European Bauhaus This year’s topic builds on the initiative launched by Ursula von der Leyen (President of the European Commission) called New European BAUHAUS (NEB) which aims at a holistic approach to our built environment, seeking to combine design, sustainability, accessibility, affordability and investment to contribute to the implementation of the European Green Deal and, at the same time, to reinforce economic, social, environmental and cultural values. This NEB initiative defines the shared values of sustainability, aesthetics and inclusion, because -as the President of the European Commission stated- with regard to “the wave
ECTP-CEU RE-START EUROPE Manifesto : Declaration for an inclusive and just post-Covid future for all communities.
ECTP-CEU (European Council of Spatial Planners – Conseil Européen des Urbanistes) felt the need to reflect on the effects of the current crisis on our future living and working environment.
This Declaration seeks to harness the creative power and technical expertise of spatial planners in tackling the social and economic crisis created by the Covid-19 pandemic. It has amplified inequalities and exposed the fragilities in societies across Europe, impacting the short term, but threatening the medium and long-term wellbeing of communities across Europe.
Besides a preamble and an annex with mega-trends, this Declaration sets out the principles that must be applied in the Recovery plans for Europe.