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Urban mobility

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

SASMob on the Premises: the Project Has Been Presented at Two Sites – So Even More Employees is Szeged Travel in a Green and Sustainable Way

Urban mobility
A two-site “tour” was launched by SASMob Szeged under the title “Small Awareness Competition”. The aim was to help even more citizens o..
Urban poverty

A Place to Be-Come

Seraing - Belgium

New ambassadors for green spaces sustainable management

Urban poverty
For one year now, workers hired by the C.P.A.S under Art.60 contract have been maintaining 3 parks in the center of Seraing: Parc des M..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

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

Vantaa - Finland

Municipalities as drivers of change in the regeneration of urban labour markets – The paradigm of the GSIP Project “Updating skills for employees” model

Jobs and skills in the local economy
This is the second Zoom-in of the EU (Urban Innovative Actions - UIA) funded GSIP (Growth and Social Investments Pacts) Project, one of..
Jobs and skills in the local economy

P4W - Passport4Work an intersectoral skills passport with gamified skills assessment and improvement

Eindhoven - The Netherlands

Passport for Work Zoom-in: Skills based matching

Jobs and skills in the local economy
In the second Passport for Work zoom-in (the first can be found here), the implications of skills based matching are explored among emp..
Climate adaptation

IGNITION - Innovative financinG aNd delIvery of naTural clImate sOlutioNs in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester - United Kingdom

The long and winding road to financing nature-based solutions

Climate adaptation
Unlocking innovative sources of finance for nature-based solutions is a critical but challenging goal facing many city regions across E..
Air quality

INNOAIR - Innovative demand responsive green public transportation for cleaner air in urban environment

Sofia - Bulgaria

Sofia is one of the four European Green Capital finalists!

Air quality
We are glad to announce that Sofia is among the finalists in the European Green Capital competition for 2023! Currently, the city ranks..
Nature based solutions

GreenQuays - Urban River Regeneration through Nature Inclusive Quays

Breda - The Netherlands

Finding the right design for nature-inclusive quays

Nature based solutions
The mindset on designing and using public urban space has changed in Breda in the 1990’s. Earlier, the city had decided to cover comple..
Climate adaptation

IGNITION - Innovative financinG aNd delIvery of naTural clImate sOlutioNs in Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester - United Kingdom

Finding innovative ways for local authorities to boost greenspace and nature-based solutions

Climate adaptation
This Zoom-in reflects on the lessons learned in the IGNITION project on the way to find wider options for local authorities – despite c..
Urban poverty

WISH MI - Wellbeing Integrated System of Milan

Milan - Italy

Co-designing services with young people. WISH-MI ZOOM-IN

Urban poverty
This slide deck shares the content and learnings from the WISH-MI youth co-design webinar held on 9th June 2021. ..

UIA latest news & events

14 Oct 2021

UIA @EURegionsWeek: Innovation for Just Urban Transitions

SAVE THE DATE- UIA will be present at the European Week of Regions and Cities on 14th October (11.30-13.00 CET). During this key EU Regional and Urba...
14 Oct 2021

UIA @EURegionsWeek: How to contribute to innovative, integrated and effective urban policies – UIA stories

SAVE THE DATE- UIA projects will be present at the European Week of Regions and Cities on 14th October (9.30-11.00 CET) to share their story at the en...
IURC open call for EU cities

The International Urban and Regional Cooperation Programme is calling for EU cities!

The doors are open for you to apply for the International Urban and Regional Cooperation programme, an opportunity for your city or region and local s...
UIA Article
Housing platform

Right2housing.eu: the EU cities’ call for adequate housing

Building on their 1.5 year joint initiative, UIA and URBACT launch the “Cities engaging in the right to housing” platform providing hands-on practices...
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22 Apr 2021

Cities engaging in the right to housing: a call for a long-term political commitment

UIA & URBACT are organising a final event featuring the main results of the culminating activity of Cities Engaging in the Right to Housing - a 1.5 ye...
Affordable housing
people looking at tech

Think bold and bring results #UIAstories

Five years into the Initiative’s implementation, 21 projects are closing their activities and delivering initial results. The amazing journey of thes...
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Citicap

Time to share: ending phase for 2020 UIA Knowledge Activities

Building on the knowledge generated by the 86 UIA ongoing projects, the Initiative is leading, together with its partners and UIA cities, two thematic...
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