case studies list for demographic change

  •  cooperation

Vienna adopts ambitious strategy for children and youth

Vienna's first children and youth strategy was adopted on 28 May 2020. The strategy aims to make Vienna the most child and youth-friendly city. Among other things, it will anchor a children's and youth budget of 1 million EUR for 2021 as well as a children's and youth parliament.

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case study date : 15-07-2020

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Lisbon - Beato and Marvila Interpretive Centre

Through the ROCK project, the Lisbon municipality is working on the social transformation of a remote neighbourhood (Marvila/Beato) with a strong identity linked to its industrial and rural heritage. The mix between rural and industrial heritage created a complex set of cultural traditions and societal behaviours in Marvila and Beato. These traditions still resonate today.

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case study date : 12-03-2020

  •  culture

Cities in action: Oulu's chaos challenge

Oulu has developed a community-driven model for generating and testing creative solutions to city problems. By making collaboration with the city an appealing and empowering process, Oulu is strengthening social inclusion among 15-29 year olds, citizens’ social capabilities and the role of non-governmental organisations in urban development.

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case study date : 23-03-2019

  •  cooperation
  •  culture

Athens reinventing the Agora

Athens has faced the challenges inherited from its crisis years – unemployment, brain drain – with creativity and ambition by investing in a bottom-up and collaborative methodology in cultural sectors. The challenges brought by the crisis also sparked new initiatives from citizens and the need for a more effective approach in municipal governance.

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case study date : 14-03-2019

  •  culture

Cities in action: Brighton & hove shapes future through creativity

Brighton & Hove has developed an ambitious collaborative model for coordinating cultural activities to enable young people to play their part in a fast-changing world. 'Our Future City' is not only growing creative and digital skills, enhancing well being and providing new routes into work. It is also showing how to sustain action and impact for the long term.

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case study date : 15-02-2019

Cities in action: Leeds supports migrants’ strengths

Leeds has harnessed the strengths of migrant communities to help growing numbers of new arrivals fleeing war or looking for a better life settle into the city. By enabling migrant volunteers to come up with their own support solutions, the city is benefiting from better-informed, happier and more employable new citizens and more cost-efficient services and harmonious communities.

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case study date : 21-11-2016

  •  economy

Cities in action: Zaragoza leads peer-to-peer economy

Zaragoza has responded to the economic crisis by transforming the way the city supports and strengthens entrepreneurialism. Fuelled by shared talent and values, La Colaboradora is revitalising creativity, community, innovation and job creation.

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case study date : 21-11-2016