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Cities in Action - Stories of Change

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Cities in Action - Stories of Change

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Knowledge Hub Documents
01/10/2018
URBACT
URBACT shares positive stories from 40 cities that took a more integrated approach to local policy-making while learning from EU peers in their first round of URBACT III Action Planning Network.
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Local Pact - Country synthesis Spain

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Local Pact - Country synthesis Spain

URBACT
Physical Urban Development
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Roquetas de Mar (ES) - An integration plan for migrants, by migrants

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Roquetas de Mar (ES) - An integration plan for migrants, by migrants

Building on its participation in the URBACT ARRIVAL CITIES network, Roquetas de Mar secured EUR 10 million of European funding to implement its urban development strategy for the successful integration of migrants. This was achieved by a process that effectively engaged local migrant populations...
Inclusion
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Preston (UK) - How to adapt public procurement to local needs, users and investors

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Preston (UK) - How to adapt public procurement to local needs, users and investors

When Preston’s economy hit the rocks in 2011, the City Council turned to experiments in community wealth building. Buoyed by the success of these innovations to keep resources in the area they joined the URBACT Procure network to further refine their model and help spread the word.
Economy
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Cartagena (ES) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

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Cartagena (ES) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

Cartagena has been a major naval port on Spain’s south-eastern coast for hundreds of years. After declining port activity sparked social and economic depression in the 1980s and ’90s, Cartagena bounced back with a new local industry: cultural tourism. The city adopted an ambitious plan to enhance...
Inclusion
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Bilbao (ES) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

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Bilbao (ES) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

Since Bilbao’s deindustrialisation and the building of the Guggenheim in the 1990s, this northern Spanish city has been a world leader in urban regeneration. By joining the URBACT In Focus network, Bilbao’s dynamic civic leaders brought together a group of local stakeholders to energise the most...
Economy
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Birmingham (UK) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

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Birmingham (UK) - Cities in Action-Stories of Change (December 2018)

Collaboration within the URBACT VITAL CITIES network helped Birmingham better deliver services to increase citizen health in deprived neighbourhoods.
Inclusion
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Case study 6 - Monitoring impact - Greater Manchester - Procure

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Case study 6 - Monitoring impact - Greater Manchester - Procure

The sixth transnational meeting of the Procure network took place in in Koszalin, Poland on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th September 2017. The focus was upon the thematic area of monitoring impact and particularly the methodologies which cities can utilise to measure the local economic, social...
Economy
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Case study 3 - Innovation in procurement (social criteria) - Lublin, Candelaria, and Almelo - Procure

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Case study 3 - Innovation in procurement (social criteria) - Lublin, Candelaria, and Almelo - Procure

The third transnational meeting of the Procure network took place in Albacete, Spain on Tuesday 13th and Wednesday 14th December 2016. The focus was upon the thematic area of innovation in procurement and specifically around embedding social considerations and criteria into the process.
Economy
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Case study 4 - Engaging and raising awareness with local businesses and SMEs - Satu Mare, Albacete and Preston - Procure

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Case study 4 - Engaging and raising awareness with local businesses and SMEs - Satu Mare, Albacete and Preston - Procure

The fourth transnational meeting of the Procure network took place in Koprivnica, Croatia on Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd March 2017. The focus was on the thematic area of engaging and raising awareness with local businesses and SMEs.
Economy
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