From January 1 to June 30, 2012, Denmark holds the six-month rotating Presidency of the European Union. It is the seventh time Denmark holds the EU Presidency since joining the European Community in 1973. With the euro debt crisis, Denish EU Presidency coincides with one of the most difficult moments in the EU's history. The four fundamental priorities for the Danish Presidency are a responsible, dynamic, green a safe Europe. Moreover, Danes hope to move forward on issues such as improving the EU's environmental standards and making progress in negotiations on the 2014-2020 European budget.
EUKN ACTIVITIES FOR THE EU PRESIDENCY
EUKN has supported the Danish Presidency by developing three topical knowledge dossiers:
On 13 and 14 March 2012 the Directors Responsible for urban development with in Copenhagen, and on this occasion the papers have been served as inspiration and a point of departure for roundtable discussions. You can also access these papers on this website, along with additional content about relevant policies, practices and studies in the fields of economic development, social mixing and urban design.