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UIA and energy transition - Spotlight on 3 projects

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Energy transition is perhaps best defined as a shift from a system dominated by finite (chiefly fossil-based) energy towards a system using a majority of renewable energy sources, also maximising the opportunities available from increased energy efficiency and better management of energy demand.

Gathering UIA Knowledge

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Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) projects will test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. Thanks to their experimental nature they have the potential to create a wealth of experience, practices, lessons learnt and recommendations during their implementation. For this reason, the UIA aims to capture this great source of knowledge in an analytical and story-telling format in order to reach-out to urban authorities across Europe as well as to urban practitioners and specialised organisations.

Your input is needed for the Air Quality Partnership!

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The Urban Partnership for Air Quality is developing "Guidelines for Cities - Air Quality Action Plans" and to this end, it needs to collect evidence on the way cities are drafting and implementing existing Air Quality Plans. Fill in the questionnaire to contribute.

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21/11/2017

Our #BMINCOME project #UrbanPoverty fighting #inequality @bcn_ajuntament featured in @euobs https://t.co/WcMZzqEI8Q

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17/11/2017

The UIA is hiring a Project Officer! Check our job offer and apply by 04 December to join an international team and… https://t.co/aCiqqBJ8yH

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17/11/2017

#Job opening in the @URBACT programme! Check their website and apply to be a Partnership Officer. https://t.co/RlQGJP2c1h

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UIA second Call for Proposals – now open!

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The Urban Innovative Actions (UIA) Initiative has launched its second Call for Proposals. The call is aimed at providing urban areas throughout Europe with resources to test new and unproven solutions to address urban challenges. The call will open on 16 December and will close on 14 April 2017.

UIA at the European Week of Regions and Cities: presenting Call 2 topics

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The Urban Innovative Actions Permanent Secretariat hosted on 11 October an interactive workshop on "Solutions for sustainable urban development from cities in the second Call for Proposals", in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities (EWRC). In this article, read what our participants had to share from their own experience and download the definition of the 2nd Call topics by the DGs.

Events

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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