Mayor of Stockholm, Anna König Jerlmyr, is one of many mayors across Europe, from Mayor of Barcelona Ada Colau to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, who is seeking to show how their cities can rise to the unique challenges of the present – and thrive in the post-pandemic world. In an interview with The Local, […]
Venice celebrates the 1600th anniversary of the founding of the lagoon city, with an open-air gala concert in Piazza San Marco on September, 8. First time since 1996 the orchestra and choir of the La Fenice opera house performed on the concert dedicated to Venetians as a symbol of hope, resilience, and rebirth, but also […]
Paul Depla, (mayor of Breda, Netherlands): The world is changing rapidly and globalisation is on the rise. People are migrating more and more to cities. Urban expansion, however, is not to be taken for granted. People choose to live in cities that differentiate themselves. Where the living, working, recreation and business climate are good. Where people work with vision and eye for the future. Now and in the future, Breda wants to be dynamic, economically healthy and appealing. And whilst doing so, remain relevant to its inhabitants, visitors, students and the business community.