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  • The Basque Declaration
    THE BASQUE DECLARATION
    NEW PATHWAYS FOR EUROPEAN CITIES AND TOWNS

The Basque Declaration

The Basque Declaration outlines new pathways for European Cities and Towns to create productive, sustainable and resilient cities for a liveable and inclusive Europe. The document aims to support and accelerate socio-cultural, socio-economic and technological transformation. The Basque Declaration was acclaimed by the participants of the 8th European Conference on Sustainable Cities & Towns held in the Basque Country from 27-29 April 2016.

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504 CITIES/REGIONS    152 ORGANISATIONS    196  INDIVIDUALS   

have endorsed the Basque Declaration

 

 

THE SOCIO-CULTURAL TRANSFORMATION

 

1. Ensure equal access to municipal services

2. Involve citizens through participatory implementation

3. Encourage local private and civic engagement

4. Promote social innovation supporting inclusion

5. Nurture a sharing economy

 

 

THE SOCIO-ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION

 

6. Capitalise on local economy and production

7. Create and close local value chains

8. Apply innovative financing approaches

9. Implement sustainable procurement principles

10. Pursue a shift towards a circular economy

THE TECHNOLOGICAL TRANSFORMATION

 

11. Wisely select and apply smart technologies

12. Accelerate sustainability and innovation through public procurement

13. Guarantee equal access to information/digital services

14. Support open data standards

15. Prepare policies for socio-cultural changes due to innovation

 

 
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