Sustainable Development of the Cities and the EU Investments Taking Process
Sustainable development of the cities includes three dimensions: social, economic, and environmental, and the main goal of the theory of cities development is to ensure social progress and economic growth of he city.
The concept of sustainable cities continued the ideas of the integrated cities and tried to harmonize economic growth and social progress with environmental limitations. The principles of sustainable development of the cities are broadly analyzed in the scientific literature, but to use them in concrete cities is quite difficult.
The next part of paper offers an analysis of the content and problems of sustainable development of Siauliai city.
Analyzed examples shows, that using EU money for investments municipality is trying to create sustainable city, but this process is more contingent as planned. Analysis done in the paper quit well show, that in the Siauliai city municipality don't have common sustainable strategy for EU money investments. Keywords: sustainable development, economy, cities,
Article in: English
Published on-line: 2012-03-15
Keyword(s): sustainable development; economy; cities; investments
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