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  • Spanish city emerges as high-tech prototype

    Spain and in particular the city of Santander is getting smarter despite the recession. People living there can use digital technology to sort out their rubbish, shop, check bus times and arrange almost their entire lives. Santander is emerging as a prototype for high-tech cities around the world. A › More

    • 13.08.2013
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  • Innovation and the City: A Dialogue with Mayor Nenshi of Calgary

    Naheed Nenshi, Mayor of Calgary, shares simple but powerful ideas about transforming cities into global innovation engines. In this discussion, he highlights the importance of envisioning a better future, addresses Canada’s use of natural resources, speaks to the need for civic engagement and › More

    • 13.08.2013
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  • Civic urbanity by Charles Landry

    This idea seeks to realign individual desires and self-interest within a collective consciousness focused as much on responsibilities for ‘us’ and our ‘our joint world’ rather than choices that are only for ‘me’ and my more selfish needs. Read more. › More

    • 13.08.2013
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  • Social enterprise in Asia and Europe – learning from each other

    Earlier this month, over two days in Berlin, more than 30 social entrepreneurs from more than 20 countries in Asia and Europe met to discuss how to develop a better policy context for social enterprises in the two continents. The gathering was organised by the British Council and the Asia Europe Fou › More

    • 31.07.2013
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  • The Creativity Week in Latvia

    Three years ago British Council Latvia initiated the first ever Creativity Week in the country. 3 years later it has become a movement.  From a debate on creative education it has spread to the development of creative industries and their export potential, creative governance, creativity in reg › More

    • 27.06.2013
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