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.

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Recent News in Urban Development

G7 Cultural Summit: Discussions and Results News, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, EU Culture Policy, Urban Development

03.04.2017 | From 30-31 March 2017 the first G7 Cultural Summit was held in Florence, Italy. The safeguarding of cultural heritage and the role of culture for intercultural dialogue were discussed during the meeting of the cultural ministers...
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NEMO Publication: Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums News, NEMO activities, EU Culture Policy, Cultural Tourism, Urban Development

10.03.2017 | With "Money Matters: The Economic Value of Museums" NEMO follows up on its conference from November 2016. The articles introduce and discuss spill-over effects, innovative business models and cooperation strategies for museums...
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6th ENCATC Academy on Culture in External Relations: The question of culture in Europe's refugee crisis News, Intercultural Dialogue, Museums as Social Agents, Cultural Creativity, Urban Development

09.03.2017 | From 27-28 March 2017 representatives from the cultural and art sector are invited to Brussels, Belgium to share and discuss perspectives of culture's role in the refugee crisis.
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