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URBACT - UK

The UK is a densely populated and relatively heavily urbanised country. Over four-fifths (81.5 per cent or 45.7 million people) of the population of England and Wales live in urban areas. Urban areas cover 8.9 per cent of the UK’s land mass.
National URBACT Point
Ian Hill is an EU funding specialist with a particular interest in Regional Development and Territorial Cooperation programmes
Ian
Hill
The Ministry in charge of URBACT
Department for Communities and Local Government
Jan
Garner
97 Good Practices now unveiled
The “URBACT Good Practice” website opens a doorway to some of the most practical solutions cities are using every day to tackle challenges such as demographic change, climate and environmental targets, unemployment and urban poverty. Full details of all the Good Practices can be found at http://urbact.eu/good-practices/home
Register for the Cities Festival
Registration is open for the URBACT City Festival on 3-5 October 2017 (link is external), in Tallinn, Estonia! European cities of all sizes, apply now while places are still available – whether you are familiar with URBACT, or discovering this EU programme for the first time.
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97 Good Practices now unveiled

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-...
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