15th Fed­eral Con­gress National Urban Devel­op­ment Policy

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Federal Ministry for Housing, Urban Development and Building

The Fed­eral Con­gress on National Urban Devel­op­ment Policy takes place annu­ally as part of the joint ini­ti­at­ive National Urban Devel­op­ment Policy ini­ti­ated by the fed­eral, state and local gov­ern­ments, which has been imple­ment­ing the con­tents of the Leipzig Charter on Sus­tain­able European Cities adop­ted by the respons­ible min­is­ters of the EU member states in Ger­many since 2007. Part­ners of the ini­ti­at­ive are the Fed­eral Min­istry for Hous­ing, Urban Devel­op­ment and Build­ing (Bundesmin­is­terium für Wohnen, Stadtentwicklung und Bauwesen / BMWSB), the Con­fer­ence of Build­ing Min­is­ters (Baumin­ister­kon­fer­enz), Asso­ci­ation of German Cities (Deutscher Städtetag) and the German City and Local Author­it­ies Coun­cil (Deutscher Städte- und Gemeindebund). 

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This year the 15th Fed­eral Con­gress took place on 14/15 Septem­ber 2022 at the event loc­a­tion STA­TION in Berlin. A total of over 1,100 rep­res­ent­at­ives of urban devel­op­ment and from the inter­ested public took part in the event and exchanged views on cur­rent urban devel­op­ment issues. The con­gress was opened by Dr. Rolf Bösinger, State Sec­ret­ary at the BMWSB. The second day of the con­gress began with a wel­come from the Berlin Sen­ator for Urban Devel­op­ment, Con­struc­tion and Hous­ing, Andreas Geisel, fol­lowed by Klara Gey­witz, Fed­eral Min­is­ter for Hous­ing, Urban Devel­op­ment and Build­ing. In order to deepen the insights gained in the morn­ing, there was the oppor­tun­ity to dis­cuss urban devel­op­ment issues in more depth in the after­noon in sev­eral arenas on dif­fer­ent topics. On Friday, there was also the oppor­tun­ity to take part in excur­sions and to exper­i­ence urban devel­op­ment through indi­vidual pro­jects. 

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PRO­PRO­JEKT sup­por­ted the BMWSB in coordin­at­ing the insti­tu­tions involved and accom­pan­ied the con­tent and organ­isa­tional pre­par­a­tion, imple­ment­a­tion and doc­u­ment­a­tion of the fed­eral con­gress. 


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