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  • Articles
    Re-Gen URBACT cities pioneering sport-based solutions engaging teens for a Better Future

    Sports spark change: Transforming urban environments with teens

    Get ready for the Olympic games by learning about Urban Sports Hubs brought to you by URBACT.

  • 249 Good Practices submitted under URBACT’s call for Good Practices

    249 Good Practices submitted under URBACT’s call!

    184 cities took up the opportunity to share what they do well in the hope of receiving the URBACT Good Practice label. 

  • News
    EU City Lab on public procurement for food in Liège

    What happened in Liège in May 2024? Revisit the EU City Lab on public procurement for food

    Liège hosted the second EU City Lab on Local Food Systems in May. Read on to learn about the use of public procurement for local and sustainable food! 

  • ITN

    URBACT welcomes 10 Innovation Transfer Networks!

    10 Innovation Transfer Networks start their journey following the decision of URBACT’s Monitoring Committee on 28 June 2024. 

  • URBACT needs you!

    Responding to cities’ needs is at the core of the URBACT programme. A consultation process running until 31 July is gathering cities’ needs for the next round of funding. Don’t miss your chance to

  • Group picture at the third day of the URBACT City Festival 2017 in Tallinn, on 3-5 October.

    See and be seen: 3 reasons to apply for the URBACT Call for Good Practices

    Cities have until 30 June to send their good practice, but what are the benefits of applying? This article outlines three good reasons to get involved. 

  • ARCHETHICS URBATC Action Planning Network

    If these walls could talk: democratic values through dissonant heritage

    With the European elections in full swing, let’s look at how controversial heritage sites can foster democratic values in European cities.

  • Banner Call for Experts


    Call for Experts for the assessment and visibility of Good Practices under the URBACT Call for Good Practices. Open from 05 to 26 June 2024.

  • From consultations to cohesion: A perspective from an INTERREG volunteer

    Ana Francisca is supporting the consultation process as an IVY Reporter. She weighs in on her role in the Interreg programme and what it means to have a say on European policy.