International Studies: Interdisciplinary Cultural and Political Journal


This article is an overview of opinions and recommendations adopted in the European Union vis-à-vis urban policy. The author analyses the Pact of Amsterdam and future perspectives of the implementation of EU Urban Agenda.


Urban Agenda for the EU, Pact of Amsterdam


2nd European CITIES Forum. An Urban Agenda for Europe, Brussels, 2 June 2015, http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/conferences/cities-2015/ (access on: 21.12.2016).

European Union. Regional Policy, Cities of tomorrow. Challenges, visions, ways forward. October 2011, http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/sources/docgener/studies/pdf/citiesoftomorrow/citiesoftomorrow_final.pdf (access on: 21.12.2016).

Joint Declaration of the Eastern Partnership Summit (Riga, 21–22 May 2015), http://eeas.europa.eu/eastern/docs/riga-declaration-220515-final_en.pdf (access on: 21.12.2016).

Leipzig Charter on Sustainable European Cities. Final DRAFT (02 May 2007), http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/archive/themes/urban/leipzig_charter.pdf (access on: 21.12.2016).

Municipal Regeneration Program, the City of Łódź.

Presentation by Aleksandra Olejnik on behalf of the coordinators of the partnership, Urban Poverty partnership. Warsaw, 27.10.2016, Visegrad Group.

Presentation by Secretary of State (Poland) Mr Jerzy Kwieciński, Urban Agenda in the EU, Warsaw, July 2016.

Toledo Informal Ministerial Meeting on Urban Development Declaration. Toledo, 22 June 2010, http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/archive/newsroom/pdf/201006_toledo_declaration_en.pdf (access on: 21.12.2016).

Urban Agenda for the EU. Air Quality. October 6, 2016, http://urbanagendaforthe.eu/partnerships/air-quality/ (access on: 21.12.2016).

Urban Agenda for the UE. Inclusion of Migrants and Refugees. August 24, 2016, http://urbanagendaforthe.eu/partnerships/inclusion-of-migrants-and-refugees (access on: 21.12.2016).

Urban Agenda for the EU. Pact of Amsterdam. Agreed at the Informal Meeting of EU Ministers Responsible for Urban Matters on 30 May 2016 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 2016, http://urbanagendaforthe.eu/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/Pact-of-Amsterdam_v7_WEB.pdf (access 21.12.2016).

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