Case Studies: Living Green for Social Cohesion

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Fostering belonging, trust and inter-generational as well as cross-cultural relationships to prevent exclusion, marginalisation and violence.

Greener environments encourage people to spend more time in outdoor spaces, improving social interaction and community cohesion which in turn contributes to reduced crime. Community cohesion is especially important in multi-cultural communities and also enable inter-generational social relationships.

These three cases were finalists for the ‘Living Green for Social Cohesion’ category in the 2022 edition of the AIPH World Green City Awards. The winner was Paris, France.