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It is not only the destination that is important, but the journey In the midst of the relentless momentum of the project life cycle, the peer review experience has offered a wonderful opportunity to pause and reflect upon the policy challenge that we have set […]

Councillor Waseem Zaffar, Cabinet Member for Transport and Sustainability, and Philip Edwards, Assistant Director Transportation and Connectivity, visited Frankfurt on 24 October to work on new strategies to improve Birmingham’s sustainable transport infrastructure. The study visit included meetings with the Frankfurt’s Economic Development GmbH, the […]

On the 15th October 2015, Birmingham became the 46th signatory of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact. The official signatory ceremony took place in Birmingham’s sister city itself, coinciding with the 2015 Milan Expo and with the attendance of over 500 people, including representatives from […]

The EU-China Urbanisation Partnership Forum took place on 29 June in Brussels, on the day of the 10th EU-China Summit. The EU-China Partnership on Urbanisation is an overarching instrument brought to life to support China and the EU to improve the functioning and attractiveness of […]

Making the case for cities as key partners in European Transport Strategy, Brussels, 20 April 2015 Cllr Lisa Trickett visited Brussels to meet new Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Commission. Alongside Deputy Mayor of […]

Last week, Cllr Lisa Trickett and Anne Shaw, Head of Transport Services, visited Brussels in order to push the urban mobility agenda forward in the European Parliament. Alongside Deputy Mayor of Malmo (Sweden), Milan Obradovic, they met with the office of Karima Delli MEP from […]

Birmingham is vice chair, alongside Vienna who is chair, of a new EUROCITIES taskforce on the EU Urban Agenda. The role of the taskforce is to lead EUROCITIES’ input into the EU urban agenda to ensure that the urban issues are fully recognised and reflected […]

Birmingham City Council is part of a new EU funded research and development project which was launched in December 2013 in Lyon. Led by Greater Lyon, the OPTICITIES project will develop and test intelligent transport systems (ITS) solutions in six different cities to help reduce […]

Interreg Europe Project Manager for Urban M, Laura Veart, explains how Birmingham is leading the way and benefiting from a host of maker space knowledge from across Europe. Urban M focuses on supporting local public authorities to make changes in their policies around collaborative maker spaces – collaborative workspaces […]

USE IT Project PROJECT UPDATE FOR PUBLIC RELEASE Dated: 18th January 2018 WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT The Social Enterprise support offered through USE IT! in the last 12 months focused on growing the social enterprise sector, linking local organisations to new markets, linking them to […]