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    ATTRACTIVE DANUBE: Improving Capacities for Enhancing Territorial Attractiveness of the Danube Region (2017-2019)

    Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia is the representative of the Republic of Serbia within the INTERREG international research project “Improving Capacities for Enhancing Territorial Attractiveness of the Danube Region”, project acronym “ATTRACTIVE DANUBE“. This project, which is financed from the Danube Transnational Programme, has gathered 19 partners from thirteen countries of the Danube Region: Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, and Czech Republic.

    In the period 2017-2019, this project will enable enhancing of institutional capacities for a strategic planning and improvement of territorial development governance at all governance levels in 13 countries of the Danube Region, as well as their transnational cooperation, with the aim to enhance attractiveness of this whole region, likewise of the individual countries.

    During the first year of the “ATTRACTIVE DANUBE“ project, the goal is to elaborate for each country the Common Territorial Attractiveness Monitoring Platform, which is built on relevant past research, and to set up the Common Monitoring Platform for the Danube Region. Information Monitoring Platform should be tailor made to the various sectors’ needs and should facilitate coordination of their planning and governance decisions from the perspective of enhancing territorial attractiveness for development. With that in view, for the process of elaboration of the Common National Territorial Attractiveness Monitoring Platform, it is planned to include representatives of relevant stakeholders which are involved and have the influence on adopting and implementation of decision on territorial development in the domain of spatial planning, regional development, tourism, environmental protection, and other sectors which incorporate to, or which are influenced by quality and attractiveness of the national space as well as of the Danube Region.

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    Call for Papers: SPATIUM, the Journal of the Institute of Architecture and Urban & Spatial Planning of Serbia (IAUS):
    SPATIUM International Review is a double blind peer-reviewed journal which is concerned with a multi-disciplinary approach to spatial, regional and urban planning and architecture, as well as with various aspects of land use, including housing, environment and related themes and topics. It attempts to contribute to better theoretical understanding of a new spatial development processes and to improve the practice in the field.

    Deadlines for contributions (original, unpublished work, up to 5,000 words):
    31st March and 30th September

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