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2000-2006 URBAN Community Initiative URBAN - Mission economic and social regeneration of cities and neighbourhoods in crisis « réhabilitation économique.

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1 URBAN Community Initiative URBAN - Mission economic and social regeneration of cities and neighbourhoods in crisis « réhabilitation économique et sociale des villes et des quartiers en crise »

2 URBAN Community Initiative Method integrated approach rehabilitation of obsolete infrastructure upgrade quality of the environment economic and labour market actions combat social exclusion

3 URBAN Community Initiative URBAN ( ) 118 programmes co-funded at present 85 launched in June 1994 (33 in 1996) 900 million EURO from EU plus 900 million from national sources 3.2 million people targetted average 560 EURO per capita Commission envisaged integrating urban actions into Objective 1 and 2 mainstream programmes...

4 URBAN Community Initiative Objectives of the URBAN Community Initiative 1. Innovative strategies for sustainable regeneration of small and medium-sized towns and cities or distressed urban neighbourhoods in larger cities 2. Enhance and exchange knowledge/experience regarding sustainable urban development

5 URBAN Community Initiative Key characteristics of the new URBAN Community Initiative about 50 urban zones inside or outside Objectives 1 and 2 geographical coherence smaller towns now included…...but targeted areas must be over 10,000 population innovative solutions to problems sustainable urban development exchange of experience

6 URBAN Community Initiative Principles: rules for URBAN bids critical mass local partnership link strategy to wider region access to jobs equal opportunities EU environmental policy complementarity

7 URBAN Community Initiative Selecting the eligible zones - the criteria unemployment levels levels of poverty social phenomenon environmental problems

8 URBAN Community Initiative Programme procedures Member States have 6 months as from the adoption of the final guidelines (future) content as per mainstream SPD management as per OP ERDF can be 75% of total cost in Objective 1; 50% elsewhere Minimum 500 EURO per head

9 URBAN Community Initiative Priority measures mixed use of land, including brownfield sites integrating the socially excluded and ethnic minorities - access to basic services involvement of local communities sustainable jobs and employment pacts entrepreneurial development multi-modal public transport waste minimisation and treatment

10 URBAN Community Initiative Allocation of 700 million EURO - the larger Member States... Germany 140 million UK117 million Italy108 million Spain106 million France 96 million

11 URBAN Community Initiative Allocation of 700 million EURO - the other Member States... Netherlands28 million Greece24 million Belgium20 million Portugal18 million Austria 8 million Denmark, Ireland, Finland, Sweden 5 million each Luxembourg 0 Networks15 million

12 URBAN Community Initiative Allocation of 700 million EURO - criteria used 15 million to networks population of urban areas 50% unemployment in urban areas 25% long-term unemployment in urban areas25%

13 URBAN Community Initiative Allocation of 700 million EURO - number of areas Germany 10 UK 9 Italy, Spain 8 France 7 Belgium, Greece, Netherlands, Portugal 2 Denmark, Ireland, Austria, Finland, Sweden 1

14 URBAN Community Initiative Urban Policy Commission Communication Towards an Urban Agenda in the European Union Commission Communication Urban Sustainable Development in the EU: a Framework for Action (COM(98) 605 final)

15 URBAN Community Initiative Urban policy - A Framework for Action 4 policy aims: Strengthening economic prosperity and employment in towns and cities Promoting equality, social inclusion and regeneration in urban areas Protecting and improving the urban environment: towards local and global sustainability Contributing to good urban governance and local empowerment

16 URBAN Community Initiative Urban Pilot Projects 1989 to 1999 Article 10 innovative and pilot actions 164 million EURO 59 projects economic, social, environmental urban regeneration projects participation; integration


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