Cities of tomorrow - Challenges, visions, ways forward

‘Our cities possess unique cultural and architectural qualities, strong forces of social inclusion and exceptional possibilities for economic development. They are centres of knowledge and sources of growth and innovation.
At the same time, however, they suffer from demographic problems, social inequality, social exclusion of specific
population groups, a lack of affordable and suitable housing, and environmental problems.(Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities ( Agreed on the occasion of the Informal Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development
and Territorial Cohesion in Leipzig on 24/25 May 2007 ).



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Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on December 27, 2011
Modified on December 27, 2011