Royal interest in the career start guarantee

Project : BRIDGE - Building the Right Investments for Delivering a Growing Economy
City : Rotterdam
Short description
The National Urgency Programme South Rotterdam (NPRZ) career start guarantee attracts considerable attention at home and abroad. This part of the UIA BRIDGE project regularly receives telephone calls and e-mails, and presentations are often given on the subject, as are guided tours. Just before the summer holidays, a very special working visit took place: Her Majesty Queen Máxima spent an entire afternoon in South Rotterdam hearing about the efforts being made to provide young people in the area with a solid start on the labour market.

Residents visit CoRDEES

Project : CoRDEES - Co-Responsibility in District Energy Efficiency & Sustainability
City : Paris
Short description
Many residents of Clichy Batignolles visited the buildings of Rostropovich Street and met the partners of the CoRDEES project in the hall of the OVH company on Sunday, September 23rd.


Project : CitiCap - Citizen's cap-and-trade co-created
City : Lahti
Short description
As part of the CitiCAP project, a 2.5 km long bicycle highway will be built in Lahti. The purpose of the bike path is to enable smooth and safe cycling all year-round.

A new role for the Neighbourhood Steering Platform

Project : Super Circular Estate - First Circular Social Housing Estate for 100% Material and Social Circularity
City : Kerkrade
Short description
The Super Circular Estate project invites former residents to live in the area again. They are closely involved in the realization of the design of the area, but also in the implementation of a mobility platform and a centre with social facilities in the district. This group existing of former residents and neighbours is called the Neighbourhood Steering Platform. Under the watchful eye of the UIA this group will officially advice the Steering Committee.

USE-IT! Zoom-In: Creation of social enterprises

Project : USE-IT! - Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together
City : Birmingham
Short description
In this first Zoom-In, the UIA Expert Nils Scheffler looked at one key element of the USE-IT! Project: the creation of a community of social enterprises to incite entrepreneurial spirits in the deprived neighbourhoods of West Birmingham.

Creating safe and friendly spaces, always trying to reflect the project’s philosophy of openness and participation.

Project : Curing the Limbo - From apathy to active citizenship: Empowering refugees and migrants in limbo state to ignite housing affordability
City : Athens
Short description
Following the initial phase with the basic administrative setups, May 2018 marked the start of the project implementation. Throughout this phase, the main focus has been on the housing component, along with the designing and the construction of our headquarters.