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For more information about the Informed Cities initiative visit http://informed-cities.iclei-europe.org or join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InformedCities

For more information about the Informed Cities initiative visit http://informed-cities.iclei-europe.org or join us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InformedCities

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  • 1. Informed citiesMAKING RESEARCH WORK FOR LOCAL SUSTAINABILITYLocal Resources 21Bob Evans, Northumbria University, UK23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 1
  • 2. ACTOR Aalborg Commitments Tools and Resources Funded under FP 6 Priority 8.1 Policy-Oriented Research Project commenced January 2006 Completed October 200723/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 2
  • 3. Northumbria UniversityRegional EnvironmentalCentre Abo Akademi University Union of the Baltic Cities ICLEI Medcities Ambiente Italia 23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 3
  • 4. ACTOR Objectives: To develop a coherent and unified context for the Aalborg signatories’ Toolkit To review the existing resources, tools and guidance available to local authorities in meeting the Aalborg Commitments and the UTS To consult end users and local authority networks in the development of the Toolkit To develop the web- based Toolkit, to include a comprehensive catalogue of guidance, tools and resources for local authorities across Europe /continued23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 4
  • 5. ACTOR Objectives continued: To develop a methodology for local authorities implementing the Aalborg Commitments To involve end users in in piloting and testing the Toolkit and the Training Package To prepare the operational versions of the Toolkit and the Training Package in 7 EU languages (including English)23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 5
  • 6. ACTOR - Summary of Outputs ACTOR Website Networks Local Authority Forum (2) City Workshops (3) ACTOR Toolkit in English Training Package in English Toolkit & Training Package in 6 EU languages Promotion of Toolkit & Training Package23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 6
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  • 9. Questions: The role of local authorities in developing the project? The barriers in co-operation? Advantages and opportunities? Are the results of use to local authorities?23/04/2010 ©Sustainable Cities Research Institute 9