Integrated coastal zone management (ICZM) is a dynamic, ongoing, and iterative process which aims to sustainably develop coastal zones. ICZM seeks to move beyond sectoral perspectives and follow the guiding principle of sustainability.
As a societal structure and guiding principle, subsidiarity emphasises the precedence of individual self-determination and personal social responsibility. Larger communities or state institutions should only help individuals or smaller communities to help themselves if they are unable to cope.
When discussing land policy in Germany, one inevitably cannot avoid the example of Munich. Accordingly, the ARL International Working Group of the ARL “Land Policies in Europe” met in Munich in September 2023 to continue its international reflections on land policies across 12 European countries.
News from the International Working Group Small Towns and Metropolitan Cores: towards cooperation? An upcoming special issue of the European Journal of Spatial Development is in preparation and will contain findings and conclusions of three years of work.
At the German Congress of Geography (DKG’23) in Frankfurt am Main (DE), Hubert Job and Marco Pütz hosted an AlpPlan thematic session with insights and discussions around the implications of climate change and energy transition for Alpine spatial planning.
What does mobility have to do with social justice and how is mobility related to topics like sustainability, gender or accessibility? And how can we plan socially just and ecologically responsible mobility?