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DG REGIO tells us about the set-up of the UIA Initiative

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In this interview, Marc Lemaître, Director General of DG REGIO at the European Commission, comes back on the reasons behind the launch of the UIA Initiative almost two years ago, and how they decided to overcome collective aversion to risk with this new Initiative. He also tells us about his expectations for the future!

Stories from the project’s side

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The first wave of UIA projects approved under the 1st Call for Proposals are now up and running and they have started to effectively launch and implement their activities. Take a look at the stories they sent us about their past three months!

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.

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29/11/2018

Preparing your proposal for #UIAcall4 and still have some questions? You can join our online collective Q&A session… https://t.co/Tq2XjcrAp8

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29/11/2018

Still one week to apply to join our panel of external #experts and assess our #UIAcall4 applications on… https://t.co/n9khq5zEdx

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28/11/2018

Full room in Brussels today for our #UIAcall4 #applicant seminar! Valuable feedbacks and testimonies provided by ou… https://t.co/vyAfVTvGMD

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23/Feb/2018

Watch the webinar on the eligibility of funds and register to the live Q&A!

Does your project fit the activities you are proposing in your Work Plan? Does each project partner need to secure co-financing contribution? Are all your planned project costs eligible? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 23 February 2018 from 10.00am (CET)!
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Events

04/Dec/2018
12/Dec/2018

Register to our online support sessions

In addition to the seminars, the Permanent Secretariat will also organise online sessions with applicants – two collective Q&A sessions, on 04 and on 12 December, as well as several one-to-one individual consultation sessions in January.
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08/Oct/2018
11/Oct/2018

Three UIA workshops 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 08 to 11 October 2018. UIA will host three workshops. Registrations now open on the EUWRC website.
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05/Jun/2018

UIA projects at the EU Sustainable Energy Week!

As part of the upcoming EU Sustainable Energy Week, the UIA initiative will partner up with the Urban Agenda Energy transition partnership for the “Energy transition in action” workshop. The workshop will take place on the 5th of June, from 4 to 5.30pm in Brussels (Charlemagne building, meeting room “De Gasperi”).
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27/Mar/2018

UIA at the UDN workshop for Irish cities

The Urban Development Network Workshop will take place in Cork on 27th March 2018. The workshop is organised by the Commission, the Committee of the Regions, the Southern Regional Assembly and the City of Cork as hosts. Members of the UIA Permanent Secretariat will take part together with representatives from UIA projects.
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09/Mar/2018

Watch the webinar on the project management and communication work packages, and register to the live Q&A!

Can a Delivery partner be in charge of the project management? What do you need to ensure a sound management and coordination of the project? You would like to receive some practical examples and advice to better structure your project management WP? How to design a communication strategy? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 9 March 2018 from 10am (CET)!
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28/Feb/2018
02/Mar/2018

UIA at the Urban Future Global Conference 2018

More than 3,000 city changers are meeting in Vienna from 28 February until 02 March at the UFGC, Europe’s largest event for sustainable cities. UIA will be part of it with a stand and speakers from UIA projects will participate in workshops, come and join us!
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23/Feb/2018

Watch the webinar on the eligibility of funds and register to the live Q&A!

Does your project fit the activities you are proposing in your Work Plan? Does each project partner need to secure co-financing contribution? Are all your planned project costs eligible? Learn all you need to know in this pre-recorded webinar. Still have questions? Register to the online Q&A session to be held on 23 February 2018 from 10.00am (CET)!
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07/Feb/2018

Applicant Seminar in Malmö

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Malmö on 07 February 2018. Registration for this event is now closed. If you wish to attend, please send us an email at info@uia-initiative.eu
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23/Jan/2018

Applicant Seminar in Zagreb

UIA will hold an Applicant Seminar in Zagreb on 23 January 2017. Registration for this event is closed. If you wish to attend, please send an email to info@uia-initiative.eu
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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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