Eurocities is the network of major European cities, which brings together the local governments of over 130 of Europe’s largest cities and 40 partner cities. Greg Clark moderated a panel discussion of city leaders at Eurocities’ annual conference in 2010. The panel was made up of leaders from Leipzig, Oslo Zaragoza, the Hague and Bristol, who talked about their cities and their visions for the future. You can watch their discussion here .
As the conference moderator at Eurocities 2010 in Zaragoza, Greg was asked to give his insights on city branding. You can watch a short interview with Greg, in which he explains the importance and evolution of city branding, by clicking here.
In connection with his role in the British Council’s OPENcities project, Greg discusses openness and migration in cities, and the effect that openness and diversity has on city competitiveness. You can watch the conversation here , and download Greg’s publications for the OPENcities project from the Publications page.
In 2011, New Zealand hosted the Rugby World Cup. In this short interview, filmed before the event, Greg Clark discusses the benefits that hosting a major event such as the World Cup can bring to a city or country.
In 2006, Glasgow launched a new economic development strategy A Step Change for Glasgow which set out the city’s ambitions for growth over the next 10 years. Greg Clark chaired the launch event for the Strategy, highlights from which can be seen here.
‘Integrating Cities’ is s a partnership between EUROCITIES and the European Commission which promotes local level implementation of the EU’s Common Basic Principles on Integration. It is based on a conference series and a programme of work led by EUROCITIES. Greg Clark chaired the inaugural conference meeting in Rotterdam, and you can watch highlights from that conference here
MIPIM is the world’s largest gathering of real estate professionals, at which Greg Clark is a regular speaker and moderator. In 2007 he moderated a panel discussion of Mayors from leading world cities, who discussed the subject of ‘Investment returns from environmental quality’. You can view the Question and Answer session which followed the panel debate here