URBACT news

29 January 2015 | Turn ideas into reality for housing estates : Join the Re-Block Network Final Conference!
Take part in URBACT's RE-Block Network Final Conference and discover experiences of cities in regeneration of housing estates. Join Re-Block in Iasi, Romania on 26-27 February 2015!

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26 January 2015 | Final Conferences of URBACT Networks: It’s time to celebrate, draw lessons and share results
The next three months will be very intense and exciting for the URBACT Community with the celebration of the Final Conferences of the URBACT Networks. The final transnational conferences, scheduled between February and April 2015, will represent the last official step in the framework of URBACT II for more than 150 local authorities in Europe. Networks have chosen many fun and ingenious ways to share their results.

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23 January 2015 | JOBTOWN in Nagykálló: A City's Alliance for Youth Employment
In an interview with the Hungarian partners of the JOBTOWN network, we learn about Nagykálló and how they are working in new and collaborative ways with Youth to provide better opportunities in the city; the focus being on jobs, opportunities and living and social conditions. 

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22 January 2015 | The case of Urban Food Systems
Against the backdrop of climate change, cities are facing increasing environmental challenges that threaten the quality of life and opportunities that urban environments can offer to their residents. Urban food systems can provide methods to help cities to tackle low carbon and resource efficiency through integrated sustainable urban regeneration.

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20 January 2015 | Genova’s Old Port contributing to Genova’s global image strategy
The strategic positioning of cities on a national and global scale depends increasingly on the image they manage to convey of welcoming places that one can live in and that are culturally alive. CityLogo partner Genova (IT) reveals how the Old Port is being used as an attracting icon in creating an image of Genova.

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