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Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions

SPIRE - Smart Post-Industrial Regenerative Ecosystem

Baia Mare - Romania

SPIRE Start-Ups Mentoring Programme: building a culture of innovation

Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
How do culture and creativity influence innovation in our cities? What is the role of technical and economic knowledge? Building a cult..
Urban poverty

A Place to Be-Come

Seraing - Belgium

A Place To Be-Come: journal 3

Urban poverty
The third edition of the journal covers almost the entire 2022. The implementation of most of the project actions has been completed an..
Housing

Yes We Rent! - Leveraging vacant private property to build up a cooperative affordable housing scheme

Mataró - Spain

4 key activities to mobilise empty flats for affordable rental housing - zoom-in °3

Housing
Mataro's city council has developed an incentive scheme and untertaken four key activitites to mobilise private empty flats for the aff..
Digital transition

WESH – We.Service.Heerlen

Heerlen - The Netherlands

WESH: How social innovation improves participation and cohesion

Digital transition
We have interviewed social innovator Anton ten Westenend, involved in neighbourhood association GMS and partner of We.Service.Heerlen (..
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions

SPIRE - Smart Post-Industrial Regenerative Ecosystem

Baia Mare - Romania

Transforming Geospatial Information (GIS) into urban knowledge in Baia Mare

Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) are infrastructures to capture, store, manage, analyse, chart, and visualize information, data, an..

CALICO - Care and Living in Community

Brussels Capital Region - Belgium

CALICO Recommendation Report

This is the concluding report produced by researchers of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) concerning the CALICO project...
Housing

CALICO - Care and Living in Community

Brussels Capital Region - Belgium

CALICO Final Evaluation report

Housing
This is the final evaluation report of the CALICO project...
Circular economy

RE/SOURCED Renewable Energy SOlutions for URban communities based on Circular Economy policies and Dc backbones

Leiedal Intermunicipal Association - Belgium

RE/SOURCED Journal 2

Circular economy
This article presents the second UIA Journal for Renewable Energy SOlutions for URban communities based on Circular Economy policies a..
Affordable housing

RESILIO - Resilience nEtwork of Smart Innovative cLImate-adapative rOoftops

Amsterdam - The Netherlands

Zoom-In article: Are smart blue-green roofs climate-proof themselves?

Affordable housing
While RESILIO roofs contribute to climate adaptation (heat, flooding, biodiversity), we need to be sure that the green infrastructure i..

UIA latest news & events

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UIA in Perspective

Reaching the end of the 2014-2020 programming period, implementing UIA and transitioning to EUI is a moment to summarize ambitions that were behind es...
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Building green cities: accessible and affordable to all!

Climate change affects and will continue to affect all Europeans. However, the magnitude of its consequences is not equitably distributed among people...
UIA Article
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The European Urban Initiative for your city!

With the official agreement signed between the Region Hauts-de-France and the European Commission, we shift from UIA to the new European Urban Initiat...
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The European Urban Initiative: official agreement signed between the Region Hauts-de-France and the European Commission

The Region Hauts-de-France and European Commission have now officially signed an agreement for the management of the European Urban Initiative....
UIA Article
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Join us at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2022

We are back at the annual European Week of Regions and Cities 2022! Register now for our sessions and find out more details about what we have planned...
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New European Bauhaus: 20 small and medium municipalities to receive support for frontrunner projects

The Commission announces the 20 winners of the first call of the New European Bauhaus dedicated to place-based transformative projects led by small an...
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New Call for Partners: Urban Agenda for the EU Partnerships on Greening Cities and Sustainable Tourism

New call for partners to form two new Thematic Partnerships under the Urban Agenda for the EU: Sustainable Tourism and Greening Cities ...
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16 Mar 2023
17 Mar 2023

Cities Forum 2023 – Together for green and just cities

The European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy is organising its biennial major event, the CITIES FORUM, on 16-17 March, ...

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