URBACT news

25 November 2014 | Diet for a Green Planet: Educational Institutions Take the Way of Organic Products in Łomża
How do we pass from the idea and prototyping phase of social innovation to implementation and scaling? Here are the first steps that the Polish partner of Diet for a Green Planet pilot network took in this sense. 

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25 November 2014 | URBACT Capitalisation Work(streams) 2014-2015
Within the framework of its capitalisation activities for 2014-2015, URBACT has set up four working groups (workstreams) to give answers on what can cities do about specific urban challenges.

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24 November 2014 | Social Innovation: What´s behind the City Scene?
Cities increasingly face multiple and wicked issues and have fewer resources to tackle them. The traditional governance model struggles to address these issues and its limits reveal the need for a new governance culture.

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04 November 2014 | Food-related Initiatives for Sustainable Local Development: Lessons from URBACT
This was the topic of one of the workshops organised by URBACT, during the Open Days in Brussels on the 9th of October.  Its aim, understand how city initiatives related to food can lead to local economic, social, environmental development and citizen engagement. Let’s see which were the main points!

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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?

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