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25 Nov, 2015

Socially inclusive cities in policy and practice

The second parallel session focused on ‘Socially inclusive cities in policy and practice’. Mitchell Reardon, a resident of Vancouver and a former employee of Nordregio, was the first speaker of the session. Mitchell spoke about tactical urbanism:...
25 Nov, 2015

Planning tools for green and liveable city regions

The second parallel session was about planning tools for green and liveable city regions. A key question was about current planning and analytical tools that help to integrate environmental dimensions and well-being with efforts to improve economic c...
25 Nov, 2015

Architecture and urban design as competitive tools

Architecture and urban design as competitive tools Tonje Frydenlund from award-winning design and architecture company Snøhetta showcased good examples of modern and engaging urban spaces that give the space to the people and create encounters. Mitc...
25 Nov, 2015

How can Nordic cities profit from the diversity of their population?

How to turn diversity into advantages? Dr. Tuna Tasan-Kok from Delft University engaged the whole audience while trying to give some answers to the most current topics of the day: diversity and social inclusion in cities. Diversity is not easy to gra...
25 Nov, 2015

The Vancouver model by Larry Beasley

The Vancouver model: How one community with ideas, passion and disagreements reinvented their city Professor Larry Beasley, Former Director of planning for the city of Vancouver, says that liveability is the foundation for making a modern city market...
25 Nov, 2015

Nordregio Forum 2015 report: “Forget megaprojects and place people first”

Nordregio Forum is over for this time and we are very pleased that so many of you in our network joined us in Helsingør and contributed to the programme. Interesting key-notes, engaging panel discussions and parallel sessions, effective matchmaking ...
28 Oct, 2015

Nordregio at COP21

The Nordic countries have a joint pavillion at the UN Climate negotiations in Paris from November 30 til December 11, – under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. Nordregio will be represented by two of our Senoir Researchers, whom ...
13 Oct, 2015

Nordic Efficiency – New Nordic Climate Solutions

The Nordic Council of Ministers is participating at World Efficiency in Paris, October 13-15, in preparation for the UN climate summit COP21 in December 2015. This is organized in cooperation with the Nordic embassies in Paris and with the participat...