Next Call for Proposals

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announcing the topics and opening the Call:
end of 2021 – beginning of 2022

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Actualités des projets UIA


Coventry - United Kingdom

A Review of #SymbolsofHome Social Media Campaign

With the UK entering a COVID-19 lockdown at the end of March 2020, many communications opportunities for MiFriendly Cities (MiFC) were deferred. Nonet..

TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service

Ghent - Belgium

Adoption potential survey

The TMaaS project is coming to an end after a long and exciting process. LINK.Gent, the platform that was designed by the consortium, is now operation..

Antwerp Circular South - engaging the community in an online and offline circular economy

Antwerp - Belgium

Go beyond Circular South and discover the future of circular cities.

How would you establish a circular city? What are the benefits – and pitfalls? Register to discover more in a free, international virtual event on Fri..

SURE - Smart Urban Security and Event Resilience

Tampere - Finland

Urban security brings cities together: Tampere, New York, Athens and Jerusalem having an equal discussion about safety and security

Different kinds of safety and security threats force cities to come up with new ways to guarantee urban safety and stability. Cities´ capacity to reco..

Urban Growth-GSIP Vantaa - Growth and Social investment Pacts for Local Companies in City of Vantaa

Vantaa - Finland

How could European cities promote a solid active inclusion model – Zoom-in 1

In his 1st Zoom-In, GSIP expert Gabriel Amitsis, focuses on a rather neglected issue in the overall debate about the development of local community jo..

U-RLP Utrecht Refugee Launch Pad

Utrecht - The Netherlands

U-RLP Zoom-in 3: A look at Plan Einstein through the intercultural lens

This third and final zoom-in on the Plan Einstein project aims to provide a view of the project from the perspective of the intercultural approach. Al..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

SASMob Blood Donation in Szeged University Library: Blood Is Never Enough in the Midst of the Coronavirus Pandemic

People who choose community transport or cycling instead of driving to travel inside the city are heroes. Those who give blood are heroes, too. The SA..

NextGen Microcities - Next Generation Micro Cities of Europe

Ventspils & Valmiera - Latvia

Ventspils and Valmiera pilot innovative EdTech solutions to prepare young people for the future of work

As this article is being published, four NextGen partners are launching new initiatives where technology becomes a tool for educating younger generati..

Antwerp Circular South - engaging the community in an online and offline circular economy

Antwerp - Belgium

Café CIRCUIT @ the Circular South Community Centre in times of COVID 19

Circuit, the Circular South Community Centre, is the visible and static part of Antwerp Circular South. It engages with citizens through co-creating a..

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Cities engaging in the right to housing #3: Fair Finance - Introductory paper

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The one-year knowledge activity led by the UIA on urban mobility issues builds on the experience of five UIA funded projects in Albertslund, Lathi, Gh...
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Save the date! UIA and UDN joining forces to reflect on the future of UIA

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19 Nov 2020

Housing Fair Finance - Cities engaging in the right to housing - Web conference #3

As part of a one-year learning activity, URBACT and UIA organises a third and final web conference on Thursday 19 November (10am-12pm CET) on the topi...
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