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As the URBAN-WASTE project approaches its end in May this year, Brussels will host the project’s final conference titled “Waste Management in Tourism. Does it even matter?” organised by ACR+, on 7 May 2019 at the Balsamine theatre. It has been three years since a consortium of 27 partners launched a project titled “URBAN-WASTE” that […]

European rural areas embody outstanding examples of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CNH) that need not only to be safeguarded, but also promoted as a driver for competitiveness, sustainable and inclusive growth and development. RURITAGE establishes a new heritage-led rural regeneration paradigm able to turn rural areas in sustainable development demonstration laboratories, through the enhancement of […]

The project supports outermost regions in boosting their research excellence and unlocking their innovation potential, so that they can participate successfully in European R&I projects. The FORWARD project involves the regional governments of nine outermost regions (Azores, Canary islands, Guadalupe, Guyane, la Reunión, Madeira, Martinique, Mayotte, Saint-Martin), as well as the main R&I actors in […]

Europe’s cities are some of the world’s greatest tourism destinations. The socio-economic impact of tourism is extraordinary in cities, but it brings at the same time a range of negative externalities, including high levels of unsustainable resource consumption and waste production. In comparison with other cities, tourist cities have to face additional challenges related to […]

European economic, social and territorial cohesion is threatened by the unequal development of growing urban and declining rural areas. RURALIZATION develops a novel perspective for rural areas to trigger a process of ruralisation as counterforce to urbanisation, that is, a development towards a new rural frontier offering new generations stimulating opportunities for economic and social […]

The H2020 URBAN-WASTE project: what’s been going on lately? On November 2017 the URBAN-WASTE project had gone halfway through and is soon starting its most operational phase. The project has the aim to help the transition to a circular model of waste management in urban contexts in tourist cities, throughout participatory processes and good practices experimentation. The […]

The EU has used the Strategic Energy Technology Plan to transfer power to consumers, by decentralising the energy ecosystem by establishing “100 positive energy districts by 2025 and 80% of electricity consumption to be managed by consumers in 4 out of 5 households”. The SMART-BEEjS recognises that this requires the systemic synergy of the different […]

Selections for the participation to the training course “Child rights based approach: turning principles into practice” in Senegal opened! Consulta Europa is selecting a spanish participant for the second training course of the Child Protection project. The course will provide training on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC) and its application […]

In the frame of the project “Sustain your life through social entrepreneurship” participants in the second training course dedicated to “Social and Cultural entrepreneurship” had the opportunity to experience a lively reality together with a nourished group of Lithuanian, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian and Dutch energies. The training has been organized by Hogeschool Rotterdam and […]

The event “Canarias Circular” took place last Friday, 18th of November 2016 at the Parque Científico y Tecnológico de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, in the context of the OSCE days. The day focused on the concept of Circular Economy and how Canary Islands could represent the perfect example of “living lab”, where the development […]

Time for the second Steering Committee physical meeting and for the second Mutual Learning event of the H2020 project “URBAN WASTE” has come. On Tuesday 13th December 2016, the project’s Steering Committee will gather in Florence (IT), one among the 11 pilot cases of this project. The other pilot cases are Nice (FR), Lisbon (PT), Syracuse (IT), Copenhagen (DK), Kavala […]

The MATcHES project, that has been running since 2013 with the aim of modernizing the higher education system in Uzbekistan, is approaching to its end. But the project results will remain: each of the three Uzbek universities involved in the project has set up its own Regional Knowledge Platform (REPs), to attract all representatives of research and regional innovation […]

Consulta Europa will give its next training session about project development and management. The courses provided are: 3-days Masterclass on coordination of H2020 projects, 5-6-7 December 2016 2-day course on development and management of Erasmus + projects, 1-2 December 2016 The courses will take place at the Science and Technology Park of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, […]

Consulta Europa participates to the event that is taking place today in Brussels about H2020 calls for proposals about Smart Cities and communities. The topics presented at the event are the following: SCC-1-2016-2017: Smart Cities and Communities lighthouse projects4 SCC-02-2016-2017: Demonstrating innovative nature-based solutions in cities SCC-03-2016: New governance, business, financing models and economic impact assessment […]

Are you a practitioner in the field of circular economy? Do you want to inspire change? Do you want to inspire progress? Across Europe, numerous activities exist relating to circular economy among SMEs, industries, universities, public authority and so on. For this reason, within the global initiative of the OSCE days, we would like to launch […]