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


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Discover URBACT’s Partner Search Tool's latest ideas

As we approach the launch of the next URBACT programme edition, cities are already connecting and exploring opportunities to work together.

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Mechelen (BE)

How data can make parks safer

Fabian Massart, Belgium National URBACT Point, shares with us how data can make cities more secure using the example of Mechelen (BE).

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Fabian Massart

Urban garden in Mouans-Sartoux (FR) - Photo by François Jégou

Food purchase is an agriculture act!

An article by BioCanteen’s Lead Expert, François Jégou.

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François Jégou

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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.

Gender Equality

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!

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Digital Transformation

Join the TechPlace online community to learn how to harness the potential of digital transition as a driver of sustainable urban development in your city. From knowledge to capacity-building material, take the digital leap with us.

Strategic Public Procurement

Try out URBACT's different modules for the Strategic Procurement online course for a practical, easy-to-follow guidance on how to using procurement as a lever to address social, environmental and economic challenges in your city.

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Food and urban agriculture

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.

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.