European Urban Agenda: Ljubljana agreement officially adopted !

ECTP was actively involved as European stakeholder in this Ljubljana agreement. For the past two years, we participated at the various EU- presidency meetings and highlighted the importance of integrated urban planning and incorporating planning professionals in the urban agenda projects.    For more info, see:  Informal meeting of Ministers for Urban Matters Informal meeting of ministers responsible for urban matters on urban development and green measures Urban Agenda for the EU – 2021 update Joris Scheers ECTP – EU Policy Chair 

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New ECTP-CEU ExCo 2021-2025

At its Autumn General Assembly in Athens on 5 November 2021, the European Council of Town Planners (ECTP-CEU) elected its new Executive Committee (ExCo) for the next four years until autumn 2025. Its composition is as follows: Janet Askew, RTPI (Royal Town Planning Institute – United Kingdom), as President; Markus Hedorfer, ASSURB (Associazione Nazionale degli Urbanisti e dei Pianificatori Territoriali e Ambientali, National Association of Town and  Country Planners and Environmental Planners – Italy), as Vice-President ; Chantal Guillet, SFU (Société Française des Urbanistes, French Society of Urban Planners – France), as Secretary General Gerhard Vittinghoff, bAIK (Bundeskammer der ZiviltechnikerInnen,

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CITY REBOOT: Post-Pandemic Planning and the New European Bauhaus – eBook

ECTP-CEU Young Planners Workshop 2021 The topic relies on the New European Bauhaus initiative launched in order to open the door to a more holistic approach to our built environment, seeking to combine design, sustainability, accessibility, affordability, and investment to help deliver the European Green Deal and to enhance, at the same time, economic, social, environmental and cultural values. This Initiative sets out the shared values regarding sustainability, aesthetics, and inclusiveness. The 2021 Young planners workshop’s primary purpose is to identify and collect best practice examples and innovative projects and ideas, both in practice and education. In that manner, the

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World Town Planning Day 2021 (08/11/2021)

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

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A POWERFUL NEW TOOL TO SUPPORT LAND USE SPATIAL PLANNING (27/10/2021)

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

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