THE SOUTH EAST REGION joins the CITYMOBILNET URBACT network with another 6 partners; City of Braga (PT), Metrople Aix-Marseille Provence (FR), City of Morne-a-l'Eau (FR), City of Palermo (IT), Roads and greeneries management of Gdansk (PL), City of Zadar (HR). The project which develops SUMPs is led by the City of Bielefeld Germany. Locally the project is also supported through a partnership and alliance with the Office of the Ombudsman and the Kunsill Ghan-Nofsinhar. The Project will see an investment in research and development of an Action Plan and Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans to facilitate transit in the region. The target areas are alternative, green transit systems to facilitate connections within the Region and to upgrade the “Common Areas” as stipulated by the MEPA policy.
THE SOUTH EAST REGION is now member of the LEAGUE OF HISTORICAL CITIES. The application was accepted in late 2015 after SERC presented an evaluation report and its South East Action Plan. The League of Historcial Cities (LHC) was established in Kyoto, Japan in 1987. It holds a biennial world conference and provides cities from different cultures with a platform for bilateral cooperation and mutual learning. The League also acts as a think tank for bilateral cooperation and best practices.It is in partnership with the United Nations Human Settlements Programme, International Council on Monuments and Sites and the Organization of World Heritage Cities.
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SOUTH EAST REGION
Delegates from THE SOUTH EAST REGION attended the 5th International Conference on SUMPS organised and hosted this year by the City of Nicosia.The conference included a panel session showcasing the project CITYMOBILNET and it was an occasion to present the final consultation document of the SUMP for the South East Regional Committee as a final process to the the conclusion of the project.