The Municipality of Smolyan joined “Mayors Adapt” for adapting to Climate Change

adapt_smolyanThe Municipality of Smolyan has been promoting adaptation to climate change for many years and has formally adhered to the EU initiative Mayors Adapt in 2014. In response to flooding that caused immense damage in Smolyan’s Ustovo neighbourhood in 2005, the city implemented a number of flood protection measures. Under the project, which was funded by th… Read more

Intelligent public lighting to reduce energy consumption in Città di Castello

post_20151013Many municipalities today are concentrating on rendering public lighting more efficient.

Ensuring a high level of security for citizens who move on foot, by bike or car, but also increase the decorum of the city and at the same time reduce energy consumption are the main goals to be realized together.

In this context, the town of Città di Castello, has upgra… Read more

The Mayor of Smolyan has held a Round table on the importance of Tourism

post_20151009A forum focused on “Smolyan Municipality’s visible results from tourism” took place end of September chaired by Mayor Nikolay Melemov.

Tourism is a major priority in the agenda of Smolyan with its exceptional natural and cultural resources. The town of Smolyan lies in the heart of the Rhodope mountain, some 220 km to the southeast from the capital ci… Read more

Sighisoara highlights diversity in an intercultural dialogue between ethnic groups

post_20151001Since 14 years, at the end of every summer, the city of Sighisoara organizes a special event, which highlights the cultural wealth of the ethnic communities in Romania: the “Pro Etnica Festival”. Through this initiative, the city wants to create an opportunity to discover the vast multicultural heritage in a dialogue with the different ethn… Read more

The neighbourhood committees of Joué-lès-Tours: a local authority communicates with its citizens

post_20150923In the local level governance context, neighbourhood committees, have a vital role. In some urban areas, local authorities and neighbourhood committees work closely together to build and organize integrated urban development, obtaining winning results for their city. This is the case of Joué-lès-Tours. The municipality of Joué-lès-Tours pr… Read more

Urban good practices in pills: an online guest survey signed by Lörrach!

post_20150914The town of Lörrach gives us some good ideas on how to improve tourism in the city. The Municipality highlights “Your satisfaction is very important to us”, therefore, the city started the online guest survey 2015. The results will serve to enhance and highlight the quality of tourism services. To deepen the survey method built up by City of Lörrach&#… Read more

Official start for the MUSTER project!

Logo_Muster_144x144_bordoThe “Europe for Citizen” project MUSTER starts officially today with the partners municipalities of Città di Castello, Lörrach, Joué lès Tours, Smolyan and Shigishoara and the Practical Utopias Agency.

All the project partners will participate to the first meeting that will take place in Città di Castello, October 15-17, 2015.… Read more