Saturday, May 1, 2010

18th MAY 2010 Living the future: housing, sustainable cities and the EU cohesion policy after 2013 - Brescia - Italy‏

Be part of the discussion on

How the EU (in particular the EU Cohesion Policy) can help to develop smart, resource-efficient and inclusive cities and neighbourhoods


Why affordable housing is a crucial element of it!

What this conference is about and why you should take part:

- You will nurture the debate initiated by the European Commission on “Cities of tomorrow” including the reflection on the future urban priorities of the EU Cohesion Policy after 2013, with the expected presence of M. Johannes Hahn, EU Commissioner for Regional Policy, MEPs and regional leaders

- It will be a unique opportunity to exchange views with leaders of the social housing sector in Europe on the challenges facing cities and neighbourhoods of tomorrow.

- You will be get a chance to learn from various European experiences of urban renewal and energy efficient housing initiatives

- You will see how sustainable urban development is promoted in a medium-size city like Brescia.

- This conference will provide exceptional networking opportunities for the representatives of local authorities, energy agencies, and specialists of housing and urban issues, representatives of regional government as well as various European stakeholders

Practical details:

The conference will take place on May 18th 2010 in Brescia (Northern Italy) from 9:30 until 17:30, as part of the CECODHAS-Housing Europe General Assembly Meetings.

In case you need further information, you can contact M. Alessandro Cesale (CECODHAS-Housing Europe) at

Best regards

Alice Pittini
Research and Information Officer
CECODHAS - European Liaison Committee for Social Housing

Housing Europe Centre
18 Square de Meeus
1050 Brussels, Belgium
t +32 2 5410563
f +32 2 5410569

European Commission's register of interest representatives n°0124622797-55

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