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 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”.

  • Cities must rethink procurement for a healthier economic recovery

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

    Matthew Baquer…

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  • URBACT launches successful e-University on implementation and funding of city action plans

    New capacity-building focus will help cities plan – and fund – cross-cutting local actions to improve residents’ lives.

    Sally Kneeshaw

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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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  • Covid walks, societal change, and rethinking public spaces

    Take a stroll through the solutions URBACT towns and cities are finding to ensure shared spaces meet citizens’ evolving needs.

  • Eight exciting URBACT developments to look out for in 2022!

    As URBACT prepares to welcome more, diverse towns and cities, what highlights can we expect in the programme’s year ahead?