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#China to emphasize people-oriented urbanization

#China to emphasize people-oriented urbanization

| March 21, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, in a new government work report, set further reform of the household registration system as one of China’s priorities in 2016, signifying that China will continue its urbanization with an emphasis on people, writes Liu Rui from People’s Daily. In the report delivered at the fourth session of the 12th National People’s […]

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Cities of Tomorrow conference: Mayors as future rulers?

Cities of Tomorrow conference: Mayors as future rulers?

| February 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

The EU is attempting to shape its urban agenda for cities and launch a debate about their future, particularly in the face of globalization and enormous competition coming from rapidly developing city centres, which attract youth, business, arts and science. “Cities are too important to be treated as a side issue. They should be central […]

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Shaping an EU Urban Agenda for cities of tomorrow

Shaping an EU Urban Agenda for cities of tomorrow

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Giving Europe’s cities a greater voice and putting the urban agenda at the heart of EU policy-making will be a key aim of the CiTIEs: Cities of Tomorrow: Investing in Europe forum in Brussels which takes place on February 17 and 18. Regional Policy Commissioner Johannes Hahn is bringing together important figures in urban policy […]

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European and Chinese Mayors discuss sustainable urbanisation in Beijing

European and Chinese Mayors discuss sustainable urbanisation in Beijing

| November 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Forty European mayors met their Chinese counterparts yesterday (23 November) in Beijing at the EU-China Urbanisation Forum. The objective of the event was twofold: increasing cooperation between European and Chinese cities when it comes to sustainable urbanisation and signing cooperation agreements to further improve knowledge-exchange between cities. In total some 800 stakeholders from European and […]

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