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Gender Equal Cities report
Gender Equal Cities is an initiative from the URBACT Knowledge Hub raising awareness of gender-based inequalities at a local level and highlighting how cities can take action. It brings together the knowledge of women active in the URBACT community and beyond. By reaching out to cities,...
Guidelines for Revitalising the Heart of the City
Vitality of Smaller Cities - Conference Report
APN call leaflet (PL)
Cēsis (LV) - Digital transition starts young
By working closely with schools, universities and businesses, local authorities in the historic town of Cēsis have made major steps to boost digital education and entrepreneurship.
Toruń (PL) - A social economy, designed by millenials
Toruń is struggling with an aging population and declining city centre. Thanks to the URBACT GEN-Y City network, a social movement was born that is building a new cultural infrastructure for young professionals.
Tartu (EE) - Increasing citizen participation in eGovernance
Tartu used its participation in the URBACT network INTERACTIVE CITIES to develop and test actions for strengthening citizen participation in urban planning and participatory budgeting, with a particular focus on young people. Its approved Integrated Action Plan is part of an ongoing process of...
Šibenik (HR) - A town centre for all seasons
The old city centre of Šibenik is not recognised as a high quality retail destination, and demand fluctuates enormously between busy summer months and a lacklustre winter. The city set out with URBACT to create a marketing and cultural pull to the old town in order to balance this out.
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.