Sustainable Urban Development, Governance and Policy: A Comparative Overview of EU Policies and Projects

  • Diego NavarraEmail author
  • Simona Milio
Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 10)


This chapter will provide a comparative overview of existing policies and projects to achieve energy efficiency in the European Union (EU) region delivering a concise overview of the contribution of e-government to energy efficiency in view of climate change. A system dynamics (SD) model is also presented to show how good urban policy and governance can support extant as well as future information and communications technology (ICT) projects in order to reduce energy usage, rehabilitate the housing stock and promote sustainable urban development. An additional contribution of the chapter is to show the role and significance of the cadastre to sustainable urban development e-government projects and the key characteristics of future policy and projects towards the European 2050 Agenda.


European Union Energy Efficiency Measure Energy Efficiency Urban Sustainability European Union Policy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Studio NavarraLondonUK
  2. 2.London School of EconomicsHoughton StreetLondonUK

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