Leeds, Ljubljana and Oulu awarded for their work in cooperation, innovation and participation

This year’s theme was “creative, competitive cities”

  • December 07, 2018 19:30
  • Author Olya Georgieva
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Source: Facebook / Cities Today

Leeds, Ljubljana and Oulu have been recognised by EUROCITIES, winning awards for their work in cooperation, innovation and participation. The cities were chosen from an initial 30 applicants for the annual EUROCITIES Awards. Each city was chosen by a jury with the winners demonstrating outstanding achievement as a “creative, competitive city” –this year’s theme.

In the category of cooperation: Leeds with its “Leeds 2023” project that aims to transform the city's economy through culture and creativity. In the category of innovation: Ljubljana with its “RogLab” project that connects and supports entrepreneurs and creatives, offering a space to co-create and prototype new ideas. In the category of participation: Oulu with its “Chaos challenge” project that asks citizens each year to come up with ideas to help make Oulu more attractive for 15-29 years old.

Source: cities-today.com

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