URBACT helps cities to develop an integrated set of actions for sustainable change


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Exploring problems and common visions

Why bifocal lenses matter at the start of action-planning.

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Sandra Rainero

#EURegionsWeek 2023

Get ready for the next URBACT call for Innovation Transfer Networks

Register now to URBACT's #EURegionsWeek session. 

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Highlights from the 2023 URBACT University in Malmö (SE)

Key highlights from the URBACT University 2023

Remember the main takeaways and highpoints from the event in Malmö (SE).

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  • 30

    URBACT IV Networks

  • 252

    Partner cities

  • 28

    Countries involved

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Knowledge Hub

The URBACT Knowledge Hub brings together a series of thematic insights. It’s the place where initiatives sparked by URBACT cities have room to grow and evolve. The content shared is accessible to urban enthusiasts across Europe and beyond.

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Localising the 2030 Agenda

Localising the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) can be a powerful framework for long term impact at local level. Combined with the URBACT Method, the global goals from the Agenda 2030 can be turned into a reality in cities. Find out how!

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Discover a series of booklets, guidance and inspiration to tackle challenges linked to urban mobility and improve public spaces. Building from the experience from the past round of Action Planning Networks, URBACT brings to you the Walk'n'Roll initiative!

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Food and sustainable local systems

Find out how cities can benefit from local and sustainable food systems, some good food for thought! From gardens to your plate, understand how this subject can touch on policy-making, community building and much more.

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Gender Equality

Gender is at the heart of all URBACT activities, this thematic angle is mainstreamed at all levels. Check out how cities can become more gender equal!

URBACT Toolbox

Your set of tools and resources to shape better cities!


Sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start. URBACT makes sure cities have the right tools to spark change, one step at a time.

Maybe you have an idea for an innovative and sustainable policy? Or perhaps you’ve identified a pressing challenge in your city that has to be solved?

The URBACT Toolbox has everything you need to design and implement integrated and participatory actions in your city.