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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  • Cities nurturing local food systems to fight climate change

    The way we produce, distribute, transform, consume food has a huge impact on GHG emissions. How can local governments intervene?

    Marcelline Bonneau

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    Swarming of Urban Bees across Europe

    "We have proven that the BEE PATH concept works in various European cities. Now, we need to connect the dots into a network and allow urban bees to swarm across Europe” says Maruška Markovčič, from the City of Ljubljana (SI).

    Klemen Strmsnik

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  • How to make urban tourism more sustainable in post-Covid Europe

    URBACT cities are contributing to a soon-to-be-released EU study into better regulation of short-term holiday rentals.


    Laura Colini

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  • Food for thought in URBACT cities: the broad effects of eating local

    How can improving local food kick-start the systemic transition of a city and its surrounding territory?

    François Jégou

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  • Governing commons, is it even possible?

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    Liat Rogel

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  • Can public procurement help solve gender inequality?

    URBACT cities and experts investigate how to unlock the potential of public procurement to drive gender equality.


    Sally Kneeshaw

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