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RFSC - 19.04.2022
This event allowed speakers from different bodies and countries to talk about their experiences regarding the implementation of the SDGs, mainly Mrs Sidorova, working at the Metropolitan Institute of Bratislava and Mr Dimitrov, representing the city of Veliki Preslav.
This exchange of good practices showed the usefulness of the Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities (RFSC) for different types of stakeholders, to help them implement the SDGs in their cities, where it might not always be popular.
SDGs - 14.01.2021URBACT, the EU programme for territorial cooperation. The document formalises years of collaboration between the two organisations and prepares joint work with local and regional governments for the next two years.
More specifically, the Memorandum paves the way for concrete actions and the creation of a pilot network on the localisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to run from March 2021 to September 2022. We will notably make use of URBACT’s tried and tested methodology and the Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities (RFSC), a self-assessment tool to evaluate and plan local policies in line with the SDGs.
RFSC - 25.09.2018rfsc.eu, the free web tool for sustainable cities, in this neatly presented infographic.
RFSC - 27.11.2017RFSC) organised a training session for Irish local governments in Dublin on 22 November. The training session aimed to deepen their knowledge of how to develop, implement and monitor sustainable development strategies.
RFSC - 30.09.2016newsletter.
RFSC - 01.09.2016RFSC), Pedro Bizarro, was in Rotterdam from 24 to 26 September to take part in URBACT Summer University 2016.
The URBACT Summer University was an opportunity to connect with people working on urban matters all over Europe, and to see how RFSC can help URBACT projects, for example, in terms of integrated and sustainable urban development.
For more information, visit the URBACT Summer University website here.
RFSC - 25.06.2014RFSC). If you want to further know about their projects or to share your experience with the RFSC online tool, sign in for the next RFSC Conference to be held in Brussels on 8 October 2014.
The conference will feature high-level speakers from European local government and give place to discussions and dialogue on various related topics, such as the role of national and local government in sustainable urban development.
For more information about the conference, please feel free to contact the conference’s secretariat.
RFSC Conference - 16.04.2014conference “strengthening your integrated approach” will be also the occasion to discuss how to involve national and EU actors when implementing sustainable development programs.
This meeting organised by RFSC (Reference Framework for Sustainable Cities) will take place on 8 October 2014 in Brussels, on the occasion of the 12th European Week of Regions and cities (Open Days).
We will keep you informed shortly of the registration information, to come in May 2014.
Cities RFSC - 28.11.2013
Video of the seminar 'Towards a European model of sustainable city' during the Open Days, 9 October 2013Did you miss the RFSC conference held during the Open Days in Brussels? You can now view messages from key stakeholders: European Commissioner for Regional and Urban policy Johannes Hahn, as well as several mayors and sustainability experts from all across Europe. European cities are invited to use RFSC, a free online tool to aid cities to develop local strategies.
Numerous testimonies demonstrate the importance of implementing local strategies and policies that take into account sustainable urban development and integration of economic, environmental and social aspects. For example, developing a public transport system that takes the environment and the integration of disadvantaged populations into account.
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