Sustainable development


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Qualicities ® “: a will to offer a good quality of life and services
Historical cities’ and territories’ members of the Alliance of Euro-mediterranean Cultural Cities (A.V.E.C.), are committed in a policy of sustainable development based in particular on the enhancement of their heritage.

To achieve their goal, they work daily with an innovating management’ tool, which they created together within the framework of a European project, co-financed by the EU (program INTERREG IIIC). The European label Qualicities (Quality – cities) is a brand designed for encouraging the setting up of sustainable development policies in Historical cities of Europe.

This working tool enables the community to implement concretely the European Charter of cultural cities.

Qualicities’ quality system enhances the development of personnel competencies, the transversal work of public services and the synergy established by the city council with the companies, citizens and public services.

The tool aims at improving permanently the quality of activities, services and products of the city council. It is based on the creation of a good practices’ referent document. It enables the cities to mark their difference and improve the efforts made towards citizens and visitors.

Unique in its objectives and its geographical perimeter, Qualicities’ label is a distinction brand attested by AFAQ-AFNOR, a French certification and standardization agency known worldwide.