Urban Development

Museums are often at the heart of successful urban regeneration initiatives. They help regions to assert their identities, bring back investment and consumers and enhance the quality of life in urban areas. They can help revive and diversify the local economy and the competitiveness of their environment.

To access publications and other documents that regard Urban Development, head to the Reading Corner.

Recent News in Urban Development

Cultural management and environmental sustainability, ENCATC Breakfast on 14 December 2017 in Brussels News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development

05.12.2017 | How can culture help facilitate environmental sustainability? At this ENCATC Breakfast methodologies for environmental change through culture, interventions and practical resources, case-studies and success stories will be...
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European Commission releases Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor 2017 News, Urban Development, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Creativity, Museums as Social Agents, Sharing

05.09.2017 | 168 cities in 30 European countries were measured for their "cultural vibrancy", "creative economy" and "enabling environment". The Cultural and Creative Cities Monitor illuminates the importance of culture and creativity and...
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Workshop on strengthening the Council of Europe’s Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy (IFCD) News, Museums as Social Agents, Urban Development, Intercultural Dialogue, Cultural Creativity, Sharing

25.07.2017 | During a workshop on 30 June in Berlin, statisticians in the cultural domain discussed the current Indicator Framework on Culture and Democracy and how it can be improved.
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