URBACT news

21 October 2014 | Capturing Economic Opportunities: How can Cities Carve out New Growth Paths?
European cities are confronted with a rapidly changing economy. The crisis has destroyed jobs across both service and manufacturing industries, and has revealed the shakiness of the financial service sector. Jobs get lost, some businesses become obsolete, but at the same time, new growth areas are emerging.

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17 October 2014 | Renewing Old Markets - Tool for Sustainable City Development
Markets are as old as cities. And in each city and country they are as diverse as it can be. But in all cases, they create meeting spaces, business and jobs and they have a wide-ranging potential when it comes to implementing sustainability policies and new trends. Here are some tips from URBACT Markets network.

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06 October 2014 | URBACT Open Days workshops go live on the web on 8 and 9 October!
29 September 2014 | Athens, an URBACT Food Metropolis
From a city with 0% food self-sufficiency ratio to introducing food policy as key priority in the political agenda, Athens has come a long way. Learn how they got there and how URBACT helped them in doing that!

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29 September 2014 | When should Cities Use an Integrated Territorial Investment?
The new Integrated Territorial Investments form a key plank of the 2014-20 programming period. They are set out in regulatory terms in the Common Provisions Regulation and are part of the Article 7 of the ERDF regulation that stipulates that at least 5% of the European funds should be spent on integrated urban development.

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