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"We have to think cross-sectoral"

"We have to think cross-sectoral"

An interview with Metropolis President Michael Müller about international city networking for sustainable citymaking.

International networking at Berlin city hall

International networking at Berlin city hall

The use-platform does not only connect citymakers in the digital space. Around 300 local and international participants met at the first networking event “use. learn. share” held on March, 6th at Berlin city hall.

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Integrated planning of a shopping-centre
Graz, Austria

Integrated planning of a shopping-centre

The Murpark shopping centre combines economic benefits with a sustainable mobility concept.

Youth election project U18
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Berlin, Germany

Youth election project U18

The U18 initiative is a simulated vote that takes place nine days ahead of real ‘adult’ elections, either local or national. The project is designed to generate an interest in politics amongst young people and supplement their political education.

Rio Capital Energy Program
Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Rio Capital Energy Program

To mobilize support for and commission projects ensuring sustainable development in the energy sector.

Porto Maravilha Urban Operation
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Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Porto Maravilha Urban Operation

The project's goal is to establish a new standard of occupation for the waterfront area of Rio de Janeiro

Global Vision | Urban Action program
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New York City, United States

Global Vision | Urban Action program

New York City’s Voluntary Local Review of the Sustainable Development Goals shows local progress for global action.

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project
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La Paz, Bolivia

La Paz Road Zebras: A Citizen Culture Project

The City of La Paz’s Zebra project employs marginalized youth and young adults to deliver a road sharing education programme aimed at pedestrians and drivers.

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Jonas Schorr
Berlin, Germany

Jonas Schorr

Individual | Smart City Expert & Entrepreneur

Catarina Mastellaro
São Paulo, Brazil

Catarina Mastellaro

Individual | Gender Specialist at the Inter-American Development Bank

Kenny Harrouche
Montreal, Canada

Kenny Harrouche

Individual | Urban Planner

Pierre Gillet
Brussels Capital Region, Belgium

Pierre Gillet

Individual | project manager

Stacy Chang

Stacy Chang

IndividualUser | International Affairs

Andreas Marker
São Paulo, Brazil

Andreas Marker

Individual | geoscientist