02 février 2020

Promoting entrepreneurship in the UNESCO learning city of Swansea

UILFaced with a downturn in economic development, Swansea developed a learning city plan focused on entrepreneurialism. Boosting investment and creating jobs in the region while developing a model of economic growth that ensures everyone, including residents in disadvantaged communities, benefit from enhanced prosperity was the main challenge identified when the city joined the UNESCO GNLC in 2015. At that time, the most disadvantaged communities in Swansea, today a city of 246,500 inhabitants, were suffering from third-generation unemployment and a continuous lack of engagement with education. More...

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