The City of Vejle is a Resilient City: ”We transform challenges into new opportunities”.
Vejle Municipality is situated in the Triangle Area of Denmark, which is characterized as an area with much potential and growth. Vejle is part of the global network 100 Resilient Cities. In this network, cities all over the world have collectively committed to develop and share new solutions to the great climate and societal challenges of the 21st century.
Vejle Municipality’s vision is “we transform challenges into new opportunities“, which means that we together as a municipality are framing opportunities for a better and more resilient life through entrepreneurship, knowledge, social and business development. With 120.000 citizens and a dynamic business environment Vejle Municipality wants to secure the best conditions for all, and through a holistic approach implement resilient initiatives in order to secure better welfare and growth.
The resilience strategy is framed around 4 strategic pillars:
You can read more about Vejle’s resilience Strategy here: Vejle’s Resilience Strategy
The launch of the Resilience Strategy: Video
Vejle Municipality includes the public in its vision for urban development, city experiments, and architecture. CityLab is part of a knowledge centre, where the municipality continuously works to create economic, social, and health benefits for its citizens and society. This is realised through holistic urban development, urban experiments, and multi-disciplinary projects, involving private and public partners. The exhibition site provides the public and other stakeholders of the city with the opportunity to experience and contribute to the development of their future city, an aspect praised by investors.