Awards

Biennale of European Towns and Town Planners / European Urban and Regional Planning Awards /

Young Planners Workshop / Autumn General Assembly of the ECTP-CEU Published the Call for submission of applications for cities to host the 2023 combined event of the 14th Biennale of European Towns and Town Planners 13th European Urban and Regional Planning Awards 12th Young Planners Workshop 2023 Autumn General Assembly of the ECTP-CEU After a long stop due to the pandemic, ECTP-CEU’s major Europe-wide events are back! In Autumn 2023 both, the 14th Biennale of European Towns and Town Planners and the 13th European Urban and Regional Planning Awards will be held together within one single combined event. Local governments,

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ECTP-CEU Statement on Ukraine

The European Council of Spatial Planners (ECTP-CEU) stands in solidarity with the planners and citizens of Ukraine against the destructive invasion of their country.  As an organisation which represents the planning profession across the countries of Europe, we condemn the unprovoked and catastrophic attack on Ukraine. The Ukraine people have demonstrated just how much they believe in collective action – people and communities working together – which is at the heart of planning. One day the country will be free of conflict and it is going to need rebuilding. Planners across Europe will support the Ukrainians in whatever way they can to help

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ESPON open consultation on future research activities

Invitation to participate in the Espon open consultation The 4 themes/questions highlighted are in line with the issues of the profession and it would be interesting if you could share your experience (deadline 14/02/2022) Dear colleagues, The ESPON EGTC is in the process of developing the first four Thematic Action Plans (TAPs) for the next generation of the ESPON programme. These TAPs will bundle different activities under a specific thematic heading to guarantee a coherent approach to scientific evidence production and tailored knowledge development, which shall eventually support policy making on all levels of governance. The first four TAPs address

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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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