URBACThttp://urbact.eu/Urbact News and Eventsencopyleft27/01/2015 04:19copyleftcopyleftblog National Infodays http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2214#249 From September 2014 to January 2015, the URBACT Secretariat in collaboration with national authorities is organising URBACT National Infodays in most of the EU countries, Norway and Switzerland. Infodays are dedicated to sharing achievements and... 26/01/2015 13:10 National Infodays The Secretariat http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=402#52 ROLE The URBACT Secretariat implements and monitors URBACT’s main activities. Coordination: It coordinates and monitors the work done by the projects as well as the capitalisation and dissemination of knowledge at the programme... 23/01/2015 16:05 The Secretariat The Secretariat http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=402#82 Son rôle Le Secrétariat URBACT assure la mise en œuvre et le suivi des principales activités d URBACT : Animer : il coordonne et anime le suivi des travaux des projets et du processus de capitalisation et de dissémination des connaissances à... 23/01/2015 15:41 The Secretariat URBACT 2014 - 2020 http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2110#240 Go up Timeframe Final Draft of the Operational Programme (OP) – 7 February 2014Public consultation via website – Until 13 May 2014Submission of the OP to the European Commission – October 2014Final approval of the OP by the European Commission –... 02/01/2015 11:03 URBACT 2014 - 2020 URBACT 2014 - 2020 http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2110#227 Contents Overview of URBACT III Proposed Strategy, Objectives and Lain Interventions for URBACT III Focusing on Thematic Objectives in a Flexible Way Elaboration of the URBACT III Programme Consultation Process PUBLIC CONSULTATION Timeframe... 21/10/2014 11:36 URBACT 2014 - 2020 Outputs http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2100#211 Main outputs of the URBACT Capitalisation process so far: Annual URBACT Tribune; New series of URBACT thematic reports quot;Cities of Tomorrow: Action Today quot; (2013).The Tribune 2014 (Job Generation, Environmental Interventions, Social... 01/10/2014 18:09 Outputs Local Support Groups http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2209#242 http://urbact.eu/fileadmin/general_library/Dutch.pdfContent A Local Support Group, what for ?The URBACT LSG Toolkit Other capacity-building actions URBACT Local Support Groups (ULSG) are a fundamental building block of the URBACT... 14/08/2014 15:39 Local Support Groups URBACT Capitalisation http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2098#210 Since its conception the URBACT programme has considered issues of capitalisation of utmost importance. URBACT II puts a strong emphasis on capitalisation understood as the production of new knowledge building on existing experience and... dreamstime_m_25396164sm.jpg 31/07/2014 18:06 URBACT Capitalisation National Training on Participative Action Planning http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2096#208 In 2013, URBACT is launching a new initiative to support its beneficiaries in delivering better results at local level. Partners of 15 URBACT projects created under the 3rd and last call for proposals will benefit from a new support scheme. Training... 18/07/2014 16:30 National Training on Participative Action Planning National Dissemination Points http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2212#245 You want to know more about URBACT in your own language? You think that your local experience can benefit from sharing it with us but you would like information in your native language? URBACT National Dissemination Points are there to support... 22/04/2014 15:03 National Dissemination Points Why get involved http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=397#74 There are two ways to participate in URBACT:Do you represent a city, region, university, etc.? Your organisation can become a Lead Partner or a partner in an URBACT project. For a period of 2 or 3 years, you can: Build strong links with city... 02/04/2014 16:57 Why get involved Local Support Groups http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=2209#243 David Lawless, Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, SURE URBACT Project, explains his experience of URBACT Local Support Group. Go up 24/03/2014 20:20 Local Support Groups Final Conferences of URBACT Networks: It?s time to celebrate, draw lessons and share results http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5402 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... 26/01/2015 00:00 Final Conferences of URBACT Networks: It?s time to celebrate, draw lessons and share results JOBTOWN in Nagykll: A City s Alliance for Youth Employment http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5401 In an interview with the Hungarian partners of the JOBTOWN network, we learn about Nagykll 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. 23/01/2015 00:00 JOBTOWN in Nagykll: A City s Alliance for Youth Employment The case of Urban Food Systems http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5400 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. We can tackle low carbon and resource efficiency... 22/01/2015 00:00 The case of Urban Food Systems Genova?s Old Port contributing to Genova?s global image strategy http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5399 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... 20/01/2015 00:00 Genova?s Old Port contributing to Genova?s global image strategy Financial Instruments are not Rocket Science: Join CSI EUROPE Network Final Conference http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5398 Take part in URBACT s CSI Europe Network at an energetic 1-day conference in rethinking ways of financing urban development in Lille, France on 5 February 2015. 14/01/2015 00:00 Financial Instruments are not Rocket Science: Join CSI EUROPE Network Final Conference URBACT III Launch Event: Save the Date http://urbact.eu/index.php?id=#4929 URBACT III will celebrate its official launch in Brussels on the 16th of March 2015. Join us to learn about URBACT?s work so far and about the features of the new programme. 13/01/2015 00:00 URBACT III Launch Event: Save the Date Provision for the Graphic Design for Publications http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/open-calls/?entryId=4982 URBACT is looking for a service provider for the design of the print versions of the four thematic publications produced by the workstreams. 12/01/2015 00:00 Provision for the Graphic Design for Publications Je suis Charlie http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5397 The attack against the newspaper Charlie Hebdo was a frontal attack against democracy and freedom of speech. 09/01/2015 00:00 Je suis Charlie Horizon 2020 CALL FOR IDEAS: Nature-based Solutions to Societal Challenges http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/eu-news/?entryId=4975 As part of the work programme 2016-2017 of the societal challenge 5 ?Climate Action, Environment, Resource Efficiency and Raw Materials? (SC5) of the Horizon 2020 framework programme, the European Commission intends to open calls for large-scale... 29/12/2014 00:00 Horizon 2020 CALL FOR IDEAS: Nature-based Solutions to Societal Challenges Sometimes the Heart of the City is the Loneliest Place http://urbact.eu/en/news-and-events/view-one/urbact-news/?entryId=5394 What can cities do to fight the loneliness and social isolation of its citizens, young and old? Some answers from around the world: Seoul and its food-sharing initiative, US and the Sunday Assembly or URBACT and Healthy Aging network. By Thematic... 22/12/2014 00:00 Sometimes the Heart of the City is the Loneliest Place