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  • Articles
    Valentine's Day - Be my project partner - COVER

    Perfect partners?

    How to put together a strong partnership for an URBACT Network.

  • URBACT launches successful e-University on implementation and funding of city action plans

    New capacity-building focus will help cities plan – and fund – cross-cutting local actions to improve residents’ lives.

  • Small Scale Actions: an URBACT innovation helping cities experiment local solutions

    From community assemblies to green city walks, trials are improving urban policymaking across the EU.

  • Social cohesion
    Local economy

    Can public procurement help solve gender inequality?

    URBACT cities and experts investigate how to unlock the potential of public procurement to drive gender equality.


  • Social cohesion

    What have we learned about digital engagement?

    We share our lessons from a year of digital meetings. There’s nothing to fear, explains URBACT expert Sally Kneeshaw.

  • Social cohesion

    Let’s put gender equality at the heart of building back better

    URBACT expert Sally Kneeshaw gives us her recommendations for how gender equality should be made a key part of cities’ Covid recovery.

  • Delivering the URBACT e-University – what could possibly go wrong?

    Sally Kneeshaw shares first experiences from URBACT’s first ever large-scale digital event.

  • Exploring the gendered impacts of Covid-19

    A reflection by Sally Kneeshaw, URBACT Programme Expert and Jaimie Just, Policy Advisor CEMR

  • 4 lessons on capacity building for city makers

    Find out how URBACT builds the capacity of cities to work in a more integrated and participatory way.

    A report from the URBACT Campus