4th Call for Proposals: next steps

Apply until 31 January 2019
Eligibility check until March 2019
Strategic assessment until May 2019

Discover the 22 cities selected for the 3rd Call for Proposals

UIA latest news & events

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Call 4 trends stats

4th Call for Proposals – 175 applications received

On January 31, 2019, a total of 175 applications were successfully submitted to the UIA initiative. This article provides a sneak preview of 4th Call ...
Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security
UIA topics call 5

Topics of UIA 5th Call for Proposals revealed

The European Commission, together with the UIA Initiative, have unveiled the four topics selected for the 5th and last UIA Call for Proposals in the c...
UIA journals

Christmas urban reading! New Projects’ journals available online

With the first two call for Proposals, UIA has created 33 urban laboratories to test some of the most bold and experimental solutions to major societa...
Jobs and skills in the local economy

UIA projects contributing to inclusive and smart growth: Report reflecting experiences and first lessons now available

Read the final report with conclusions from the jobs and skills in the local economy capitalisation activities...
Jobs and skills in the local economy
Nantes 5 BRIDGES project

A closer look at UIA projects working on Urban poverty

On 11 October 2018, in the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities 2018, UIA has gathered together for a public workshop the six cities o...
Urban poverty
08 Jan
17 Jan

Registration for the online one-to-one individual consultation sessions is now closed

With the Call 4 deadline quickly approaching, do you have pressing questions that you would like to ask to the Permanent Secretariat? Individual consu...
Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security
Call 4 panel of assessors

Re-opening the call for the recruitment of the Panel of Experts for Call 4

The UIA Permanent Secretariat has decided to re-open the Call for Applicants for the selection of assessors for the Panel of External Experts in charg...
Digital transition
Sustainable use of land and nature based solutions
Urban poverty
Urban security
UIA Experts Call 3

UIA is recruiting experts to support Call 3 Projects

With the 22 projects approved under the 3rd UIA Call for Proposals in the starting blocks, it is now time to recruit the UIA Experts that will support...
Air quality
Climate adaptation
Jobs and skills in the local economy

News from the UIA projects

MARES - Resilient urban ecosystems for a sustainable economy

Madrid - Spain

MARES's 3rd project journal

In his 3rd Journal of the MARES project, UIA Expert Alessandro Coppola takes his readers in a journey of how Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) works..

USE-IT! - Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together

Birmingham - United-Kingdom

USE-IT! gets national attention!

The USE-IT! project was the focus of an article in The Guardian last week. Read in the article how SWBH NHS Trust is now running its own programme thr..

A2UFood - Avoidable and Unavoidable Food Wastes: A Holistic Managing Approach for Urban Environments

Heraklion - Greece

A2UFood Zoom-In: Food waste and stakeholders’ views

The first Zoom-in of the A2UFood project has just been finalised! UIA Expert Christina Marouli presents the many different dimensions of the problem o..

MILMA Project - Migrants Labour Integration Model based on Acculturation Project

Fuenlabrada - Spain

Javier Ayala presented Milma project in the II global forum of local governments, celebrated in Sevilla.

75 cities from all over the world were represented in the II Global Forum of Local Governments. The objective was to exchange on municipal policies in..

OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture 

Milan - Italy

Milan OpenAgri's 3rd project journal

In the third edition of the OpenAgri journal, the UIA expert Miguel Sousa, gives a complete overview of the latest development and challenges faced by..

Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation

Turin - Italy

CO-CITY's third project journal

By addressing social exclusion and urban poverty, through public-private-community partnerships and innovative procurement, the Turin Co-City project ..

TMaaS - Traffic Management as a Service

Ghent - Belgium

TMaaS launches Open Call for Replicator Cities worldwide

TMaaS launched a call for cities worldwide to submit their applications to join the TMaaS Replicator City Programme. In this programme, which will lau..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

Signatures for Szeged: The Mobility Pledge to Support the City’s Sustainable Transport Signed

The Mobility Pledge between the city of Szeged and organisations of different sizes was signed regarding cooperation to support sustainability, speed ..

SASMob - Smart Alliance for Sustainable Mobility

Szeged - Hungary

SASMOB 1st project journal

In her first journal of the SASMob project, UIA expert Zsuszana Kravalik looks into the change of mobility culture that is currently being attempted i..

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