New approaches for pressing challenges

By | 2017-08-08T13:54:47+00:00 August 8th 2017|Categories: REALISING INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT, RESOURCE MANAGEMENT & ENERGY EFFICIENCY|Tags: , , , , |

Most people who are fleeing the war in Syria find shelter in the neighbouring countries. Their host communities are facing the challenge of providing services to a growing population, especially concerning water and energy supply and waste management. A partnership programme makes it possible for municipalities to exchange knowledge and jointly work on solutions.

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“I want to stay.” New perspectives for migrants and refugees in Morocco

By | 2017-05-20T11:51:53+00:00 December 14th 2016|Categories: CREATING LIVEABLE CITIES|Tags: , , , , , , , |

In a four-part series, URBANET takes a closer look at specific projects that contribute to making cities more liveable. This third part describes efforts to better integrate and reintegrate migrants, refugees and returning migrants into local life in Morocco.

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Good partnerships – An interview with Brigitte Riegelbauer, mayor’s office in the city of Bamberg

By | 2017-05-20T11:51:56+00:00 November 10th 2016|Categories: STRENGTHENING CITIES AS ACTORS, STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS|Tags: , |

Town twinnings play an important role when it comes to mutual understanding and learning processes. In an interview with Imme Scheit, head of administration and deputy chief officer of the mayor’s office in the city of Bamberg Brigitte Riegelbauer explains how these partnerships can be successfully implemented.

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