URBACT stories

Hear from the URBACT community on today’s most pressing challenges and inspiring examples from all around Europe. Find the inspiration you have been looking for to put knowledge into action!

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  • Bees and the city

    Have you heard the buzz?

    When it comes to bees and cities, there's plenty of food for thought! Read more about BeePathNet's latest tools and updates.


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

    Food purchase is an agriculture act!

    How can we bring the transition issues related to food back to the table and to citizens' attention? Get the highlights of two URBACT Networks, BioCanteens and BioCanteens#2, led by Mouans-Sartoux, an URBACT city that is holding the next EU City Lab on Changing Habits for a Healthy and Sustainable Food System.

    François Jégou

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  • A roof over everyone’s head

    What’s on the plate for cities? According to Laura Colini, URBACT Expert, it's due time to put ROOF’s pledge to eradicate homelessness into action.

    Laura Colini

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  • City Festival 2022 venue signs

    A carbon-neutral URBACT City Festival, is it even possible?

    This year's edition of the City Festival brought many novelties, including carbon-neutral measures. Here are the take-aways from this experience!


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  • Green jobs @IStock

    What will happen to our jobs when cities go climate neutral? 


    URBACT Expert Eddy Adams explores the green shift’s potential impacts on employment.

    Eddy Adams

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  • Let's talk about food_COVER

    Let’s talk about food!

    URBACT Expert, Macelline Bonneau, shares thoughts on how to bring EU and local policies closer to each other.

    Marcelline Bonneau

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