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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  • 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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  • Cities must rethink procurement for a healthier economic recovery

    Ten tips for strategic, integrated public procurement to help local economies bounce back stronger.

    Matthew Baqueriza-Jackson

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  • URBACT networks and the ‘Just Transition’

    Green, affordable energy and transport, support for SMEs and innovation. Our cities are taking action on climate+social justice.

    Eddy Adams

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  • Walk and Roll Cities: a transformation towards people-centred streets

    Meet the URBACT cities exploring links between mobility and public space to promote sustainable, inclusive, attractive urban areas.

    Ivan Tosics

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