Case Studies

Metropolis wishes to build a network of initiatives among metropolitan governments and their collaborating partners to promote projects in partnership for urban sustainability, in environmental, economic, social, and cultural aspects. Here you can find examples of good practice in our case studies and contact local experts. If you are an expert yourself, we encourage you to register and upload your own case study.

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadvantaged Neighbourhood

Ankara, Turkey

Improving the Quality of Life in a Disadva...

This project aims to achieve social inclusion throug... more

Commmunity Participation in Urban Conservation

Yangzhou, China

Commmunity Participation in Urban Conserva...

This project aims to improve living conditions of th... more

Innovative Service in Difficult Environment for Recycler Artisan

Douala, Cameroon

Innovative Service in Difficult Environmen...

The program increases economic viability, enhances s... more

Women Friendly City Project
Award-winning project

Seoul , South Korea

Women Friendly City Project

This project aims to increase gender equality in Seo... more

Information and Communication Technologies for Youth Employment in Yaoundé II

Yaoundé, Cameroon

Information and Communication Technologies...

The program intends to improve youth employement by ... more

Neighbourhood Mothers
Award-winning project

Berlin, Germany

Neighbourhood Mothers

Neighbourhood Mothers is an outreach programme for d... more

Local Solidarity Governance: Strategies in Promoting Social Inclusion

Porto Alegre, Brazil

Local Solidarity Governance: Strategies in...

This program focuses on a change of culture and the ... more

Green Cities

Green Cities Partnership, Denmark

Green Cities

Green Cities is a platform for cooperation among Dan... more

Cycle-Lane Network Seville

Seville, Spain

Cycle-Lane Network Seville

The main step towards a bicycle friendly infrastruct... more

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment Plan for Ulaanbaatar

Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Ger-area Upgrading Strategy and Investment...

The objective is to shift from a central planning pa... more

Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Management
Award-winning project

Cairo, Egypt

Integrated Community Based Solid Waste Man...

The Qalyubeya Governate aims to improve waste collec... more

Helsinki Climate Street project
Shortlisted project

Greater Helsinki, Finland

Helsinki Climate Street project

The Climate Street project involves public agencies,... more

Sustainable Montreal plan

Montreal, Canada

Sustainable Montreal plan

The Sustainable Montreal plan provides a shared fram... more

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-participation
Shortlisted project

Amsterdam, Netherlands

OpenBorough: active citizenship via e-part...

The City of Amsterdam has embarked on a project to m... more