PLN – 19
11/2016
Urban Management and Public Service Policies: Learning between Barcelona and Brazilian mayors

Organizing partners

Frente Nacional de Prefeitos (FNP)- Department of International Relations
City of Barcelona
UCLG Learning

Hosting city

Barcelona, Spain

Good practices

  • Transportation management: integrated and systematic regional management and division of responsibilities.
  • Waste management: Need to recognize waste as a resource, convert it into energy and create jobs ( waste pickers in Brazil) 
  • Barcelona Activa supports micro-scale businesses as a good investment and aid for economic diversification.
  • 22@ initiative demonstrated comprehensive urban planning revitalised the area.