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Demographic change

S.T.E.P.S Shared Time Enhances People Solidarity

Verona - Italy

LoLix, the Levels of Loneliness Index: a statistical measurement of loneliness and the quality of life.

Demographic change
The S.T.E.P.S. project set itself the challenge of creating a loneliness index called LoLix (Levels of Loneliness Index), with the aim ..
Urban poverty

WISH MI - Wellbeing Integrated System of Milan

Milan - Italy

WISH-MI Final Journal

Urban poverty
Demographic change

S.T.E.P.S Shared Time Enhances People Solidarity

Verona - Italy

Laboratories of self-construction: a benefit for the community and the common good, as well as an opportunity for new social relationships.

Demographic change
Public space quality is a challenge for urban areas. Citizens are actively participating in improving their lives and urban livability,..
Digital transition

VoxPop - People, Processes & Technology towards the digital transformation of the urban mobility system of Lisbon

Lisbon - Portugal

The Vox Pop Project Journal No 3

Digital transition
The Vox Pop Project - Journal No 3 ..
Urban security

BeSecure-FeelSecure - Holistic Urban Security Governance Framework for Monitoring, Assessing and Forecasting the Efficiency, Sustainability and Resilience of Piraeus

Piraeus - Greece

Is a smart city a safe city?

Urban security
In recent times, we as a general audience have become keenly aware of the alleged potential of tech such as machine learning, AI and bi..
Circular economy

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

Leiedal Intermunicipal Association - Belgium

Does circularity help to reduce carbon emissions?

Circular economy
This articles considers whether there is a link between circularity and carbon emissions. It also uses the RE/SOURCED project as an ex..
Circular economy

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

Leiedal Intermunicipal Association - Belgium

Challenges adopting Circularity in Energy projects

Circular economy
RE/SOURCED aimed to construct a DC Smart Grid using circular principles at Transfo, a former coal fired power station site in Belgium. ..
Culture and cultural heritage

ForwArt - Moving forward with the power of art: from a place to hide to a place of pride

Tilburg - The Netherlands

Zoom-in 2: How to win the hearts of youth

Culture and cultural heritage
Join me as we delve into the impact of art interventions, hear inspiring stories from artists and young people as we discuss how art ca..
Air quality

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

Sofia - Bulgaria

INNOAIR Journal 3: Launching and scaling-up the green mobility services

Air quality
This report provides an overview of the 2023 activities for the INNOAIR project, spearheaded by Sofia, Bulgaria, and supported by the U..

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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eui

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...
UIA Article
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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
EFZ

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
euwrc

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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NEB

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...
UIA Article
ueau

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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