Arxiu de la categoria : Cooperation

Cooperation / EU / International

Myths of politics and cooperation #3: the saviour

One single man coming out from the dark and leading the people or the country to a better place… History and literature, in their simplifications, are filled with characters that allegedly shed some light on a -difficult- situation. Moses, Jesus … Continue reading

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Cooperation / International

Myths of politics and cooperation #2: the golden age

A strong image  to build the consensus against the present situation, the present government (any) or the distribution of power is the myth of the Golden Age. This item is about the memory – or the lack of it – and … Continue reading

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Cooperation / EU / European Comission / European programmes

Myths of politics and cooperation #1: the common position

  In the recent history of the European Union, one frequent remark has been about the difficulty in producing a common position over topics such as the EU approach to the international crisis in Ukraine or Syria, the Eurozone’s approach … Continue reading

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Cooperation / Cross-border affairs / EU / International / Regional development

Multi-level governance and legitimacy of local authorities in the European Union

How are regional authorities using their role as international players to build national recognition? The European Union promoted a wider room for manoeuvre for regional and local authorities, empowering them to be actor of international cooperation, a competence belonging mainly to … Continue reading

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Cooperation / Culture / EU / Good practices

Urban regeneration and culture: the case of Nantes – France

On March 12th, 2015, I was among the speakers of the conference “Cultural crossovers” in the frame of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. This event featured several contributions about the impact of cultural and creative industry crossovers for the … Continue reading

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Cooperation / Culture / EU / European Comission / Good practices / International

Cross-innovation and internationalisation – cultural and creative industries

Cross-sectoral innovation and internationalisation are two tools to improve the sustainability and competitiveness of cultural and creative industries in Europe. The two themes are linked also because SAMOA, the agency for the redevelopment of the Island of Nantes, is one … Continue reading

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Cooperation

International development and urban regeneration

I arrived in Nantes (France) in November 2013, from Sweden, at the end of my mission at TILLT. TILLT is the agency producing artistic interventions in organisations in Gothenburg, where I have been working as an expert for international development. In Nantes … Continue reading

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Cooperation / EU / European programmes / Grants

Horizon 2020, a tool for research

The European Union is preparing the next programmes for funding of cooperation actions in the period 2014-2020, corresponding to the next budget cycle. Several programmes will be renovated in some of the procedures as well as in their names. It … Continue reading

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