Sustainable and inclusive cities, a common challenge for Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean

Catherine Paquette Vassalli is urbanist, researcher at the French Institute of Research for Sustainable Development (IRD)

The article presents a brief summary of the Colloquium "Sustainable Cities, engine of social transformation in Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean", organised in May 2018 by the EU-LAC Foundation and the Institut des Amériques (IdA), together with the French Development Agency (AFD). It addressed the problem from three perspectives: access for all to basic urban goods and services; employment and shared economic prosperity; and culture as a vector of social cohesion. Read more