Έναρξη λειτουργίας Γραφείων Αστικής Ανθεκτικότητας

Την έναρξη λειτουργίας Γραφείων Αστικής Ανθεκτικότητας σε Αθήνα και Θεσσαλονίκη, στο πλαίσιο της ένταξης των δύο μεγάλων ελληνικών πόλεων στο πρόγραμμα των 100 Ανθεκτικών Πόλεων του Ιδρύματος Rockefeller, ανακοίνωσαν επισήμως οι δήμαρχοι των δύο πόλεων κ.κ. Γιώργος Καμίνης και Γιάννης Μπουτάρης.

Leveraging local power: What cities and citizens have to teach us on international cooperation?

Cities have historically been laboratories of experimentation for new methods of participation, economic growth and social change. Local authorities were the first to experience the change that has emerged on both sides of the Atlantic during the last decade, when citizens actively demanded their voice be heard. Because citizens, businesses, and nonprofits stood up when governments were preoccupied with dealing with their own internal mismanagement, the never-ending conflict between regional and central government and a number of different financial crises that hit the countries on both sides of the Atlantic the past decades.