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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  • Re-humanising cities: new approaches to urban mobility and public space

    How are towns and cities rebuilding streets for people, not cars? Answers in the latest URBACT Walk and Roll Cities webinar…

    Ivan Tosics

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  • Towards strategic municipal CSR procurement in Europe: lessons and inspiration from URBACT

    URBACT cities are finding ways to unlock the potential of strategic public procurement to boost Corporate Social Responsibility.


    Steffen Wetzstein

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  • Culture and inclusion: URBACT cities contribute to the EU Urban Agenda

    Music for all, pop-up venues, community museums… URBACT cities help define EU proposals to promote inclusion through culture.

    Laura Colini

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  • Greening as a pathway to resilience in urban areas

    Leafy places in cities can greatly improve health and happiness. But here’s the thing: green isn’t always good for everyone.

    Ivan Tosics

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  • Six solutions for city authorities to help us all waste less food

    Each year, EU households throw away millions of tonnes of food. What can cities do to support the fight against food waste?

    Marcelline Bonneau

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  • Cities are shaping the future of gender equality

    Towns and cities have a key role to play in supporting gender equality – “a prerequisite for well-being and prosperity”.


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