Mayor of Bilbao Juan Mari Aburto has talked with SmartCitiesWorld on how the city council is building wellbeing metrics into its sustainability and climate action plans for the long term. Here is the whole interview by mayor Aburto. Q: What wellbeing and liveability objectives is the City of Bilbao focused on at the moment? A: […]
After five years, mayor of Rome Virginia Raggi, faces new elections in October. She discussed the future of the city in an interview with Wanted in Rome. WIR: What condition did you find the Municipality of Rome in when you became Mayor and in what condition, after 5 years, do you leave the Campidoglio? Mayor […]
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.