Presentation on theme: "Globalisation, Climate Change and Urban Governance: Balancing the Scales for Both Efficient and Pro-Poor Urban Futures – The Case of Brazil and the UK."— Presentation transcript:
Globalisation, Climate Change and Urban Governance: Balancing the Scales for Both Efficient and Pro-Poor Urban Futures – The Case of Brazil and the UK UK-Brazil network Initiation work shop 18 May 2010
Main Aim Develop a network to explore and understand the challenges posed to urban governance by contemporary processes of globalization and to share knowledge and expertise about how to meet these. Focus on governance Consolidate and expand links between Brookes and UFABC Develop a broader network for exchange of ideas and sharing experiences
Main Themes Urban economic restructuring and urban competitiveness Urban governance Climate change and environmental planning Patterns of agglomeration and local economies Interface of globalization and urban governance for mediating conflicting demands of global and local circuits of development and emerging flexible governance for urban futures
Main methods Workshops On-line discussion forum 12 months time line Participation policy Steering group
Outputs Papers Proposal – ESRC. EU, IAD Future research agenda Workshop report On-line discussion platform
Start up Workshop Informal discussions Brainstorming for refining themes Suggestions for network organisation and participants
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