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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..
Nature based solutions

PUJ - Prato Urban Jungle

Prato - Italy

PUJ Prato Urban Jungle Journal N°4

Nature based solutions
The Prato Urban Jungle project has come to an end! It has been a very long journey, the project has overcome a series of challenges (..
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions

PUJ - Prato Urban Jungle

Prato - Italy

Citizens’ participation and co-creation experiences in environmental issues 

Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Over the past years an increasing attention towards environmental justice is gaining more public attention through media, activism and ..
Digital transition

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

Lisbon - Portugal

VoxPop project has delivered the impact assessment framework

Digital transition
The project has ended and delivered its outputs. This web article is dedicated to the impact assessment of the project outputs...
Urban poverty

A Place to Be-Come

Seraing - Belgium

A Place To Be-Come journal 4

Urban poverty
While the project was concluded in August 2023, this final issue of the journal offers a critical reflection on the challenges faced du..
Culture and cultural heritage

CAMINA -Community Awakening for Multicultural Integrative Narrative of Almería

Almeria - Spain

CAMINA - Journal 3 - Civic curators - Social Laboratories for Cultural Participation in Almeria

Culture and cultural heritage
Ileana Toscano, UIA expert, in this 3rd Journal, focuses on the “Civic Curators”, the collaborative laboratories to co-design and imple..

UIA latest news & events

eui

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...
UIA Article
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
gree

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...
UIA Article
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 ...
UIA Article
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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Key figures

86
Projects funded
20
Countries covered
14
Topics addressed
5
Calls finalised