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  • SC AVENSA CONSULTING SRL & EUROPEAN PROFILES SA

  • Romania

  • Ministry of Regional Development and Public Administration (MDRAP)

  • Operational Programme Administrative Capacity Development 2007-2013

  • 15.11.2013 - 30.12.2015

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Consulting services within the project ‘Sustainable and integrated urban development platform”

The specific objectives

  • development of anumber of 3andurban developmentplanning toolsto supportthe development andimplementation ofintegratedurban policies;
  • improvingtrainingonurbanpolicy formulation and implementationof a numberof 430public officialsin urban planningand developmentinareas relevantlocalandregionaldevelopment, local governmentof citiesunder 50.000population;
  • developing models forintegrated urbandevelopment policyinfivepilot cities;
  • improvingfunctional relationshipswithin the departmentsof localgovernmentauthorities.

The project aims to strengthen the capacity of local government in towns under 50,000 people to develop and implement integrated urban policies and to ensure a sustainable spatial development.

Consulting services:

  • 3developmenttoolsto develop and implementintegrated urbanpolicy;

development and implementation of integrated urban development policies in five pilot cities, the development of models for integrated urban development policy in five pilot cities.

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Activities to be carried out by the trader contracts are structured in two work packages as follows:
Work Package 1 - Development of three tools for development and implementation of integrated urban policies (urban development toolkit)
Purpose: To develop a methodological framework to guide and support urban development processes and operations in cities under 50.000 inhabitants.
Objectives: develop a package of three methodological tools to support urban actors by creating conceptual and methodological guidelines.
Tools for developing and implementing integrated urban policies to be developed are:
- Guide the development and implementation of integrated urban policies;
- Methodology of intervention on urban regeneration to certain areas (brownfields sites, housing collective and historic urban centers);
- Methodology of public-private partnership for urban development projects.
Activity 1 - Developing methodological guide for the development and implementation of integrated urban policies
a) the current national situation analysis on the development of cities under 50,000 inhabitants in national and European context.
b) Presentation of models of integrated urban policy in cities under 50,000 inhabitants in Europe that could be relevant at the national level:
c) Develop, based on the results of the situation analysis, the patterns of urban development policies in Europe and other models presented in academic literature, a guide to the development and implementation of integrated urban policies.
Activity 2 - developing a methodology for intervention on urban regeneration to certain areas (brownfields sites, housing collective and historic urban centers)
a) the current national situation analysis on the development of cities under 50,000 inhabitants in national and European context - focus on urban regeneration.
b) A critical analysis of the law on urban regeneration in European Union Member States
c) Provide case studies / models of urban regeneration operations (10 models) for different territories
d) Develop a methodology for intervention on urban regeneration to certain areas (brownfields sites, housing collective and historic urban centers).
Activity 3 - developing a methodology for public-private partnerships for urban development projects
a) Brochure methodological guide for the development and implementation of integrated urban policies
b) Methodology Booklet intervention on urban regeneration for certain territories
c) Methodology Booklet public-private partnership for urban development projects

Work Package 2 - development of models for integrated urban development policy in five pilot cities in Romania
Achieving five policy documents integrated five pilot cities of Romania (cities with a population under 50.000 inhabitants).