"European Charter on Participatory Democracy in spatial planning" ECTP-CEU - 2016
ECTP-CEU (European Council of Spatial Planners - Conseil Européen des Urbanistes) - The authors and working group members: Luc-Emile BOUCHE-FLORIN, Chair, France. | Vincent GOODSTADT, United Kingdom. | Elias BERIATOS, Greece. | Virna BUSSADORI, Italy. | Paulo CORREIA, Portugal. | Pierre-Yves DELCOURT, Switzerland. | Maros FINKA, Slovakia. | Dominique LANCRENON, France. | Lucy NATARAJAN, United Kingdom. | Kristin NORDLI, Norway .
Founded in 1985, ECTP-CEU (European Council of Spatial Planners - Conseil Européen des Urbanistes) brings together 25 professional spatial planning associations and institutes from 23 European countries as well as corresponding members. It is an umbrella association providing its members with a common framework to promote the visibility, recognition of the important societal role and practice of planning and urban development in Europe and its teaching, continuing professional development and the definition of professional responsibilities.
ECTP-CEU sets standards of education and conduct for the planning profession; engages in dialogue with local, national and European government, identifies, and rewards examples of good planning all over Europe.