Online Video! Congress on the impact of the crisis on urban governance (project Inflowence, 12 November 2012)
November 12, 2012, the Institute of the Mediterranean, in collaboration with the Council for the Development of Marseille Provence Métropole, organized a conference that aimed to take stock of the concept of polycentric development and territorial cohesion across major cities Mediterranean.
On the occasion of this conference, interviews with stakeholders were conducted, focusing on four key topics that were discussed:
- The financial crisis and urban governance
In a crisis, but also hot news around the creation of the metropolis AIx-Marseille-Provence, the question of the city was at the heart of debates, especially since it also represents a model of governance urban system in our European neighbors.
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Finally, the city stands out as new means of expression that combine economic efficiency and requirements of social and territorial cohesion requirements. Reconciling these requirements is at the heart of the European project.Learn more
Congress on the impact of the crisis on urban governance: Conclusions - In.FLOW.ence Project (English)
On 12 November 2012, the Institute of the Mediterranean, in cooperation with the Development Council of Marseille Provence Métropole, Organized a congress aiming to review the concept of polycentricity and territorial coherence across major Mediterranean cities. Funded by the European Union Within the framework of the European project In.FLOW.ence, this conference HAS Gathered about 100 participants around In.FLOW.ence project partners, experts, decision-makers and Representatives of civil society, in order to Discuss thesis Intend to bring issues and solutions to the challenges Brought by the crisis on the polycentric urban systems of governance in the Mediterranean area.Learn more
In.FLOW.ence the project - "Innovation flows, European network for the city economy" - is one of the selected after the 2nd call for classical projects MED projects and involves 10 partners, mostly city networks from 8 different countries.
This project aims to increase the competitiveness of territories by acting on the functional relationships between the centers and sub-centers on three levels: between large and small cities, urban and rural, center and periphery. Following a polycentric development model, so the project will be on the dynamics of urban governance that governs these relationships. All flows in urban areas are concerned: transport and communication, people and property clusters.Learn more