European Week of Regions and Cities
7-10 OCTOBER 2019 Brussels

Sustainable Urban Regeneration

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Thu 10, October 2019
09:15 - 10:45
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Experiences of Sustainable Urban Regeneration

Parallel actions often cause a disparate approach. For private property, a framework PPP further elaborated in various implementation PPPs is a very useful tool. Prior to a PPP, a public property can be put onto the private market by a tender. (Francis Charlier, legal advisor - Flanders)

Topics of implementation PPPs:

  • Participation in redevelopment processes (Maja Simoneti, project manager at IPoP - Institute for Spatial Policies - Slovenia)
  • management of the micro-climate by green spaces and water (Karen Landuyt, area coordinator urban planning - City of Leuven - Flanders)
  • sustainable treatment of soil contamination will take into account the side effects on the environment e.g. transport, heat treatment, … (Eddy Wille, senior advisor - geologist, OVAM - public agency, management of wastes, materials and soil remediation - Flanders)
  • development charges can be imposed in a public tender, in a plan project permit or an implementation PPP (Francis Charlier, legal advisor - Flanders)

Chair: Dirk Henckens, engineer OVAM (

Francis Charlier, Dirk Henckens, Karen Landuydt, Maja Simoneti, Eddy Wille
A greener Europe
City of Leuven, OVAM, Resiterra
Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room Hall 300.
Address: Mont des Arts, 1000 Brussels

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