Author name: Marc Martorell

Time policies receive international recognition: the Time Use Initiative, awarded with the Edge of Government Award

Time policies have been presented as a case of inspiration at the World Governments Summit 2024 held in Dubai from 12-14 February, where the Time Use Initiative association has been invited to present time policies and examples of its success, such as those developed in Catalonia, with a stand in the Summit. As a result

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New joint strategy for consolidating Catalonia as a global reference in time policies has been signed

» The joint strategy involves the three institutions that already signed the previous strategy in 2020—the Government of Catalonia, the Barcelona City Council, and the Barcelona Provincial Council—alongside the Time Use Initiative. The Metropolitan Area of Barcelona also joined the framework for the new period. » The collaboration will pave the way towards granting the

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The Metropolitan Area of the Aburrá Valley and the Time Use Initiative co-organised the first working session on metropolitan time policies in Latin America

The event focused on the implementation of time policies in education to improve school schedules and educational conditions, emphasizing specific cases of full-time education and incorporating the needs and demands of the entire educational community. The technical session involved around thirty representatives from the ten municipalities comprising the Colombian metropolitan area. It included the participation

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Time Polices for a Smart City: A Recap of TUI participation at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2023

In a dynamic interaction between innovation and urban development, Time Use Initiative participation at the Smart City Expo World Congress 2023 was a proof of the transformative power of collaboration and forward-thinking initiatives. TUI’s presence at this global event was due thanks to the collaboration agreement signed between the Local and Regional Governments Time Network

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Time Use Week 2023 core discussions revolves on how to effectively implement a new balance in time uses

Between 16th and 20th October, the Time Use Week’s 10th edition was hosted in Barcelona as the international meeting point in time policies. It counted with the participation of more than 700 participants from all over the world, who followed the different discussions both virtually and in-person. The Time Use Week 2023 (TUW) just finished

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Upcoming European elections could be an opportunity to end the clock change

European Parliament elections in June 2024 could be an opportunity to put the end of seasonal clock change back on the political agenda. The Time Use Initiative begins a consultation process with key European stakeholders to assert the need to place the right to time on the European agenda, and to implement the proposal on

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