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News

On the project side - Interview of the Urban Soil 4 Food project

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The UIA Secretariat conducted a series of interviews with the projects selected under the topic "Circular economy", with a special focus on soil management. What is the most innovative elements of their project? What are the main changes they are expecting? What are the main challenges they are confronted with? Read the interview from Urban Soil 4 Food project from Maribor, who is implementing a very innovative horizontal systemic approach to circular economy, and learn how they integrate it with the promotion of education and inclusion at city level!

Last steps before submitting your application? See how we can help!

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The 3rd Call deadline is quickly approaching. Do you still have questions and need some tips and advice to finalise your application? Take a look at the different support actions offered by the he Permanent Secretariat to help you in the application! You will find a self-assessment tool to identify the strengths and weaknesses of your project as well as some useful videos on the different work packages and selection criteria.

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17/05/2018

Register now to the 1st UIA #thematic workshop on #Jobs & #Skills, taking place on 22/06 in Brussels & hear 1st les… https://t.co/Q4enxRJyLU

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17/05/2018

2 #UIAcities, @MARES_Madrid and #UrbanSoil4Food from #Maribor will participate in the #EUgreenweek. Don't miss thei… https://t.co/75Zp04KBiF

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03/05/2018

Positive result from our UIA project @UseItUIA in #Birmingham! More about the project here https://t.co/AEPGD5Gke4 https://t.co/CB4U2UhLvp

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The UIA needs your expertise!

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Grab your chance to work with this exciting Initiative! The UIA is looking to recruit motivated professionals as experts to support the implementation of projects of the second Call for Proposals as well as specialists to undertake the Strategic Assessment of the proposals submitted under Call 3.

Security in public spaces: your input needed

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In the scope of the Urban Innovative Actions, the European Commission would like to better understand the needs and approaches of urban authorities to security in public spaces. The deadline to answer this survey has been extended to 15 December - let us know your views and contribute to the debate on security!

Stories from the project’s side - #2

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In this article, hear about the latest news from our UIA projects – and find out where they find their inspiration, how they get inhabitants on board and what innovative tools they have already developed over the last months!

Events

27/Mar/2018

UIA at the UDN workshop for Irish cities

The Urban Development Network Workshop will take place in Cork on 27th March 2018. The workshop is organised by the Commission, the Committee of the Regions, the Southern Regional Assembly and the City of Cork as hosts. Members of the UIA Permanent Secretariat will take part together with representatives from UIA projects.
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09/Mar/2018

Watch the webinar on the project management and communication work packages, and register to the live Q&A!

Can a Delivery partner be in charge of the project management? What do you need to ensure a sound management and coordination of the project? You would like to receive some practical examples and advice to better structure your project management WP? How to design a communication strategy? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 9 March 2018 from 10am (CET)!
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28/Feb/2018
02/Mar/2018

UIA at the Urban Future Global Conference 2018

More than 3,000 city changers are meeting in Vienna from 28 February until 02 March at the UFGC, Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. UIA will be part of it with a stand and speakers from UIA projects will participate in workshops, come and join us!
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23/Feb/2018

Watch the webinar on the eligibility of funds and register to the live Q&A!

Does your project fit the activities you are proposing in your Work Plan? Does each project partner need to secure co-financing contribution? Are all your planned project costs eligible? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 23 February 2018 from 10.00am (CET)!
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07/Feb/2018

Applicant Seminar in Malmö

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Malmö on 07 February 2018. Registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to attend, please send us an email at info@uia-initiative.eu
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23/Jan/2018

Applicant Seminar in Zagreb

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Zagreb on 23 January 2017. Registration for this event is closed. If you wish to attend, please send an email to info@uia-initiative.eu
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27/Nov/2017
28/Nov/2017

UIA at the Cities Forum

The 3rd edition of the Cities Forum organised by the European Commission will take place in Rotterdam on 27/28 November 2017. UIA will be present with a stand and UIA cities will participate in workshops and panel discussions. Register now!
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10/Oct/2017

UIA workshop at the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities is the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regions. It will take place in Brussels from 09 to 12 October 2017. UIA will host a workshop on 10 October together with DG REGIO. Registrations are now closed.
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09/Feb/2017

UDN event on the UIA 2nd call for Proposals

The Urban Development Network (UDN), managed by the European Commission, and the UIA Permanent Secretariat are joining forces to support urban authorities interested in the 2nd UIA Call for Proposals in preparing their project proposals.
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02/Feb/2017
23/Feb/2017

Applicants webinars - 2nd Call for Proposals

Over the course of February, the Permanent Secretariat of the UIA initiative will organise a series of four webinars to support interested organisations in the preparation of their 2nd Call application.
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10/Oct/2016
13/Oct/2016

UIA at the European Week of Regions and Cities

The European Week of Regions and Cities (formerly the Open Days) is the annual event organised by Committee of the Regions and DG Regional and Urban Policy for cities and regions. It will take place in Brussels from 10 to 13 of October 2016. UIA 's interactive session on 11th of October is already fully booked!
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30/May/2016

CoR Forum on the EU Urban Agenda

The Committee of the Regions is organizing a forum on the EU Urban Agenda in the Westergasfabriek in Amsterdam on the 30th of May 2016. UIA will attend and hold a stand in the exhibition area.
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