This working group focuses on the city in relation to its surroundings and the governance of functional urban areas
The work of the group feeds into EU debates around delivering the Europe 2020 goals and structural funds 2014 – 2020.
influencing European and national frameworks for improving city-region cooperation
serving as a platform for exchange between city experts that are involved in strategic policy planning on issues that include and go beyond core city administrative areas
serving as a strategic group to advise our work on issues around metropolitan governance and integrated local planning
The working group will complement the work being done by our task force on EU budget and our working group cohesion policy.
The working group will base its work around:
work of our member cities on metropolitan issues
findings from the URBACT Joining Forces project
findings from the URBACT NODUS project
findings from the URBACT neT-TOPIC project
Aarhus Amsterdam Barcelona Belfast Berlin Bilbao Bologna Bonn Bordeaux BrabantStad Bratislava Brighton & Hove Brno Brussels Capital Region Budapest Cardiff Copenhagen Espoo EUROCITIES Brussels Office Florence Gdansk Ghent Glasgow Gothenburg Grand Nancy Grand Reims Grenoble Alpes Metropole Groningen Haarlem Hamburg Helsinki Karlsruhe Konya Leeds Linkoping Lisbon Lodz Lyon Madrid Malmo Manchester Metropole Europeenne de Lille Milan Munich Nacka Nantes Netwerkstad Twente Newcastle-Gateshead Oslo Poznan Prague Rennes Metropole Reykjavik Riga Rotterdam Solna Stockholm Stuttgart Sunderland Tampere Terrassa Metropolitan Area The Hague Timisoara Toulouse Turin Turku Utrecht Varna Vienna Vilnius Warsaw Wolverhampton Zurich