URBACT news

29 October 2014 | ENTER.HUB: Policy Makers Sign Protocol of Intents for the Development of Mobility Hubs
Getting closer to the end of their activities, URBACT networks are starting to see the results of their hard work. This is the case of ENTER.HUB that secured during the summer of this year the signature by the elected representatives of all the cities involved in the network of a Protocol of Intents.  But what is the protocol about and which is its purpose?

Read More

23 October 2014 | Strengthening the Links between the Four Interregional Programmes
Interview with Michel Lamblin, Programme Director, INTERREG IVC/Europe; Emmanuel Moulin, Head of Secretariat, URBACT ; Peter Mehlbye, Head of ESPON Coordination Unit  and Petra Masácová, Head of the Managing Authority, INTERACT. The four discussed the changes in the structure and mandate of their programmes and what makes them different from the others in the programming period 2014 – 2020.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

06 October 2014 | URBACT Open Days workshops go live on the web on 8 and 9 October!